The Sock Story

The answer to today’s Daily Prompt about what you prefer in a handmade version seems abundantly obvious to me: I love my hand knit socks. I know the efficiency level of knitting a pair of socks vs. buying a pair of socks doesn’t even compare. The cost of the sock yarn alone will buy you…

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Sometimes It’s More Fun to Wonder

A couple of weeks ago I posted a photo for WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge; the prompt was “Relic”. I had passed the abandoned vessel earlier in the week and wondered at its origin. I imagined dramatic stories of storms or mechanical breakdowns; of daring rescues and bold heroes. (I have quite an active imagination…) And then…

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Pottery Class

This spring I took a pottery class with my mother and sister. While I knit, I’ve never really considered myself crafty or artistic.  Quite the opposite in fact. I thought it would be fun to learn a bit about pottery and a good chance to spend time together.  My sole goal: have my mug not…

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Relic Along the Eastern Shore

This week’s photo challenge once again seemed very timely: an image for the word “relic”. Small fishing boats dot the coastline drive and then we came to this wharf with this vessel. So many questions: What was it? How did it get there? Why is it still there? With only the eery relic surrounded by fog…

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Blog Hoppin’

I was nominated by Knit out loud to participate in a blog hop about the creative process.  I’ve never really considered myself “creative” per se but I guess my obsession with knitting does qualify as “creative”.  So, here it goes:   1. What am I working on? More projects than I should have on the…

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