Category Archives: Meme

A series of “Unfortunately” events

Poll – directly to your left. Have you voted? Go vote! Niobe and Loribeth did it, and you know what, I howled with laughter when I did mine. Unfortunately, Mrs. Spit finished it off with a pair of huge glasses … Continue reading

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Honest Scrap

I’ve been tagged. I was wondering if any of you were going to tag me. I was starting to feel all left out. I’m to list 10 things about myself, and then tag 7 people. I’ll list the 10 things. … Continue reading

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I’m sorry for the short post.

The weekend was enormous fun. I will post pictures of the $700 swatch, tell you the story of my water bottle on the tray, and illustrate how not all knitters are good knitters. I will talk about how the reindeer … Continue reading

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The Feast of All Souls

About 16 years ago, a dear friend killed himself. He was young, and somehow, he lost sight of hope. I don’t know if he woke up one morning, and it was gone, I don’t know if it slowly etched away, … Continue reading

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Weekend Are For Quotes

Knitting is a boon for those of us who are easily bored. I take my knitting everywhere to take the edge off of moments that would otherwise drive me stark raving mad. ~Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit’s End: Meditations for Women … Continue reading

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Silent Communion

She’s been struggling with infertility for 6 years. The latest cycle failed. Again. Still. Always. I didn’t bring my son to work for others to ooh and ahh over. I can’t even bring his photo to the office. And I … Continue reading

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Erm. . . .

So, the posts are pre-set to run over the next few days, as I will be off to Jasper, to knit and drink wine and generally enjoy myself. I’m at a knitting retreat with a friend. I thought you might … Continue reading

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You Just Don’t do That

” You just don’t do that, you just don’t. You have no idea who I am, or what I could have done to your child.” I was sitting, in the midst of my study group, when I watched this mother. … Continue reading

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Thank you

One of the challenges about being a dead baby mum is that you can’t put your baby’s photo up at work. Or, more accurately you can, but it’s going to cause problems. And while I’m always up for a fight, … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Ok, we have to break this into sections: Domesticity:Ok, I admit it. I have flunked domesticity 101, 201, 301, and 401. I’m hopeless. I don’t iron my pillow cases, there are still carrots in the garden, and if I don’t … Continue reading

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