happy halloween

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as has become our tradition here, halloween is a day to show off my neighbor’s most valiant efforts in yard decor. throughout the fall and winter bret provides an entertaining parade of changing holiday and seasonal displays; in summer, it is all about flowers and plants. but one thing is constant no matter what the […]

knitting at the ranch

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it really is all that. you can set up your skein winder on the arm of the bench and crank away while soaking up the vista. then leave it there for several days cuz someone else might enjoy it too. now that’s living. i hadn’t been to new mexico for a very long time and […]


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need a little something to help brave the newly-chill morning air, but hating to hide behind a muffler just yet? or maybe it’s time to search for gift knits that are quick and fun to work up, but special enough to say i love you dearly, my friend. this neckwarmer might just do it for […]

are we sick of the cake yet??

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what a week! i’ve been across the country and back(with practically no internet access anywhere to keep in touch with you) and gotten up for the day at 3:30 am three times in the last six days. from frosty new england to the frosty southwest desert, i’ve done so much talking and met so many […]