Tag Archives: Reading

Gardens, porches & tragedies

The manlet has been working like a madman lately, mostly on his garden. He built a fantastic raised bed & has been experimenting with a couple water bottle gardens. We’ve got peppers, eggplant, okra, artichoke, spinach, long beans, bok choy, … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s the Simple Things

So I have this fun new cube neighbor sitting directly across from me. He’s a fellow Who fan, though I don’t count him as a full fan yet because he’s only ever watched reboot Who. He did win bonus points … Continue reading

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Conversations with Myself

So last night I was out on my run, trying to squeeze in a shorter one before a date with my geek. I was thrilled with my pace – at the end of mile 1, it was the fastest I’ve … Continue reading

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Stashbusting 101

As with any knitter or crocheter of long standing, I have a wee bit of yarn. There is a running joke in my house along the lines of “open a drawer & you are sure to find some yarn”… In … Continue reading

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Checkerboard Slippers

I decided tonight that I was in the mood to start another pair of slippers for myself. The last pair I’d made, I foolishly knit with plain regular wool. Really silly mistake for a household with an extra large & … Continue reading

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Ah, landscaping!

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been working hard on redoing the landscaping in the front yard. My oldest, the determined beast that he is, ripped out all the old Azaleas & Japanese Boxwood bushes. There were also a … Continue reading

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As You Wish…

This past week, I’ve had 3 little bits that came up in conversation, my news feed & in my wandering through Ravelry that coalesced in my brain when I was pondering my next blog post. The first is an apparent … Continue reading

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Where does the time go?

So my oldest manlet became officially engaged some time ago – they have been together for 2.5 years so far, but have no plans for the wedding as of yet. My geek’s daughter is now also officially engaged & he’s … Continue reading

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One Happy Geek

Another Valentine’s Day down & one that turned out pretty damn fantastic.  :)  My geek seemed happy with the gifts I found/made for him & I got a fantastically geeky gift from him that I love to bits (geeky puns, … Continue reading

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Yowza, that hurts!

Side effect #1 of writing again: I’ve been feeling really guilty about not working out. Running/working out has always been a part of my blog & you could always tell when I was slacking off on my running because I … Continue reading

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