Category Archives: family

Farmers’ Market Yarn

a farmers’ market trip vegetables, fruit, flowers and yarn When visiting my sister in Wisconsin, the only thing I always want to do, other than visit with her family, is go to the Madison Farmers’ Market.  The colors of the … Continue reading

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Celestial Fireflies

the celestial fireflies begin to dot the sky then crowd together joining her silvery wake and together they shimmer and glow (from sedona love poem by daramita) Our eldest daughter graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and now makes her … Continue reading

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Energy Boost for Knitting

On a recent Saturday, Ulli, co-owner of Abuelita’s Knitting and Needlepoint, brought in Fruit and Nut Bread.  Wow was it delicious and healthy as well.  Perfect for those days when a quick nutritious snack is needed. Ulli said this bread … Continue reading

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Life Changes Quickly …

My family came first during the last quarter of 2014 and I took a break from blogging. Just 5 days after my last post, my dear cousin’s wife passed away leaving 5 children ages 11, 10, 8, 3, and 5 … Continue reading

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Durango Here We Come… did I pack enough knitting?…

Off to the Wild Wild West Mama is sending her baby out of the nest… This weekend my son headed east to Fort Lewis College in Durango Colorado. Since he is my youngest child I am filled with both sadness and … Continue reading

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Finishing Friday – Seattle VKL Art Yarns Scarf

Vogue Knitting Live – Seattle 2013 Art Yarns Scarf Every year I attend Continuing Professional Education for my regular job and sometimes I travel out-of-town to learn new things, refine skills I currently have, and network with people.  Last year I … Continue reading

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Knitting to Roaring Twenties Jazz

Like many communities around the country, Altadena has summer concerts in a park.  In our case the concerts are in the amphitheater at  Farnsworth Park.  Each week the music is different – Thank you Los Angeles County Sheriffs and the … Continue reading

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