Afterglow

The day after. You can sense the excitement and celebration still.

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Dance

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Danny Kaye said we should throw all the paint we can on the canvas we call life. I say we should dance and celebrate and laugh ourselves silly. Joy and friendship and magic is your birthright. I’m going to the beach house today and soak up the sunshine and grab all the love I can. What about you?

Patriot

It was a fine, fine day in the neighborhood; small town America at it’s best.

It’s kidney time in CT

While taking care of the kidneys, of course we make art! Check out the paper dress she made after school yesterday.

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He made drawings of the seasons and a paper hat. New rule: if you’re watching TV you have to be doing something creative.

Lately I’ve been working on # 10s and #1 needles at the same time. This is a bit strange. Generally I don’t do 10s, but I couldn’t resist the pattern. It’s a post or two back-a gorgeous purple sweater for moi! I just started a couple of new projects. Here we go:

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New socks! Some lucky male in my family will get this pair. The pattern is wonky though…a straight shot from cuff to toe, kind of like those crappy gym socks we wore in high school, so I’m going back to my old sock pattern and wing it from there. Should work out just fine.

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And then there’s this gorgeous magenta thing! It’s a Vladimir Teriokhin design i found in Vogue Knitting with a to-die-for cable around the V neck, like this:

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It’s going to be divine!

Another thing i am super excited about this week: my clivia is going to bloom! This is the first time I have been successful with a clivia.

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So I’m celebrating!

Go find something to celebrate yourself!

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