taking the new room for a spin

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this week, we had spinning class on thursday night instead of today to accommodate susan’s work schedule. we decided to try out my new study, since i wanted to spin on my big norm hall wheel, which is rather awkward to cart up and down our steep stairs. the whole thing was so much fun […]


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i have not talked much about spinning over the summer, even though it has been part of each week’s fiber activities. we continue to meet every sunday (or wednesday or thursday, when i’ve been traveling). we miss anne marie terribly and cannot figure out what to do about her empty chair; susan suggested placing a […]

september roses

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oh, groan, i can’t beLIEVE it’s the close of labor day weekend already; where did the summer disappear to? and each day zooming by so fast . . . next thing we know, it’ll be easter. hour by hour though, it’s hard to stop and savor the time as it passes—it’s all i can do […]

pea vines

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trying to put a last little bit of summer into a jar to savor through the fall? this might be just the project to do that for you. a pretty tangle of pea vines twines around the hem of this fingering weight shawlette, into a charming trellis of crossed twigs that travels to the neck. […]