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Something from a friend
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      1 comments

A friend posted this on Linkedin. I thought it one of the best ways to start 2017 and wanted to share: Commitment for 2017 - The Year of You It is the time of year where we re-evaluate where we are in life, what the future holds for u... Read more
Road Cats - picture
Saturday, December 10, 2016      2 comments

When we last went to the care facility that my parents were at, for less than a year, we did not have the same good experience we had the first time. This time there was only one person who came. A church singing group scheduled after we did so... Read more
Exams - I love them!
Thursday, December 08, 2016      3 comments

We are in almost the middle of two weeks of exams. I have six that I am scheduled to be the proctor and the possibility of one more as I am the "back-up" person in case someone is ill or the roads are bad or whatever. Most exams are three hours ... Read more
Road Cats
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      0 comments

After we got the cats we occasionally took them to Mom and Dad's place in the independent living part of the care facility. After they moved into the main building we took the cats to Mom's room after Dad died, as well as to an aunt's room. ... Read more
Another step along the way
Thursday, November 17, 2016      0 comments

This is not meant to be a downer. Today is the mass of remembrance for my parents. We are not catholic. Both their caskets were purchased from a local monastery so once a year a mass is held for anyone who has used one of their caskets. Original... Read more
Just under the wire
Monday, November 14, 2016      2 comments

My October MKAL with KnitPurlHunter was finished with a few days to spare. Saturday was the done day! The foot looked incredibly long until they were on ... Read more
Getting more done at home...
Thursday, November 10, 2016      2 comments

.... would happen if this would happen more: . DB swears this is the picture most of the day while he is home. But when I walk in the door there is jumpin... Read more
Not as productive-but it's all good
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      1 comments

I had great hopes of getting a lot done during the practice exam: journals read, skein knitted up, etc. It did not really happen. I forgot that as a practice exam the three sections were shorter than normal. What is normally a 45 minute multiple... Read more
Practice Exam
Monday, November 07, 2016      3 comments

One of my faculty members, teaching a large group of 1st years (106 to be exact), is holding a practice exam today. Less time than a normal exam and fewer questions but it is to be run exactly like a final exam. What this means for me is th... Read more
Finally did it!
Saturday, October 29, 2016      4 comments

Since I am not the face of the law school bringing in candidates to interview for a faculty position I was able to finally do this: . Yup. Dyed my hair. T... Read more
Made of toys
Thursday, October 06, 2016      0 comments

Last Sunday DB and I were on a road trip to a garden. The main reason for me was the sculptures. Made of legos! Lots and lots of legos. A total of 12 (I t... Read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      2 comments

On one loom I weave rugs. It is one of the best that I have found for this. Some rugs are of fabric and, last year and for the foreseeable future, other rugs will be of handspun wool. It is the same loom that is a photo on my spark page. The fab... Read more
Monday, September 26, 2016      2 comments

I have photos of the weaving I did on Friday/Saturday but my phone is not cooperating! As soon as I get them off I will post again.... Read more
I am pleased
Friday, September 23, 2016      1 comments

Yesterday I spent the morning making sure all the looms were working properly. But I am almost foolishly proud of the back wall in the loom house. When we started working on Wednesday it looked like: ... Read more
Demonstrating weaving
Thursday, September 22, 2016      2 comments

By noon today everything should be set for Friday and Saturday. It is two long days of demonstrating weaving on looms that are approximately 200 years old. My favorite one has enough material threaded on it for at least 5 rugs. Last year I only ... Read more

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