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Princess of Quite A Lot

Not only am I the winner, I now own my own spinning and weaving store! As I told my friend Dana today, just call me princess.O.K. so the website is a little….well let’s just say it could use a little of my touch. I’d like it to be less wordy and more simple. And maybe more girly. And colorful.Enough about […]

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48 Things You Could Care Less About 1. FIRST NAME? Margaret 2. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My Grammy who everyone calls Maggie but when I was born my mom didn’t think Maggie was good for a little kid – old lady name she said – so I’m Beth because my middle name is Elizabeth. 3. WHEN DID YOU LAST […]

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Do You Think the Blues Brothers Would Come?

Just a short story for today. While I was gone to Rhinebeck my charming husband went to the UofM hockey game. He left our children with my very good friend Dana. (Who by the way has been my great advisor along with Kelle throughout this “I’m getting my own spinning store” adventure.) Dana, a new gramma, loves Maggie and Ryan […]

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More Yarnbeck Stuff and a Lovely Surprise

O.K. I stole the Yarnbeck thing from Kate because I laughed outloud. On to the loot.I want to tell you all that this spindle was really the only thing on my list of things to buy. I failed at sticking to the list. The fleeces don’t count though because they are for the store. Anyhoo.Somebody told me last year before […]

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Stuff

Sara left this morning. I hope she had a good time. She definitely went home a lot more broke than when she came.The stranger in the picture is my charming husband. He took her to the airport because he loves me and they had to leave before 7AM.I will now attempt to show you what I came home with.I took […]

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This Is The Last One I Promise

So far two Rhinebeck posts and I’m still not done with Saturday. This is also where the picture thing gets stupid . Here are the last three pictures I have to show you. I love this Alpaca guy. I love that he’s chewing on straw. Probably seen a farmer doing it and thought it looked cool. Cute. The obligatory sheep […]

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Good Tidings of Great Joy

I have to talk about this whole thing in little shifts because I have so many pictures. I’m telling you all right now that I am the WORST person in the world to remember names. I tried to take good notes. Yeah, right. I have no idea, in most cases, what the crap I was talking about when I wrote […]

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You Wanted More?

Here’s Stephanie in the fabulous shawl. She was molested at every turn – even by me. Although no physical touching took place. It was that shawl I tell ya. Sara and Kelle. Waiting in line for that yummy pot pie. Melanie Falick at Morehouse Merinos Oh, didn’t I tell ya about that? After we left the festival we went on […]

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Holiday Inn – Not the Movie

We’re resting up right now. Lots of walking coming up. Lots of carrying of bags. Lots of losing of self control. Alright, here’s what I wanted to show you yesterday and Blogger wouldn’t let me upload the pictures.Kelle brought Sara and I these Lantern Moon bags filled with goodies. It is a darling little bag. Perfect for a sock or […]

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Not Going Over in a Barrel

Or any other way for that matter. Here I am remote blogging from Niagara Falls. I got my new laptop because the super secret stuff is actually going to happen and the bank saidI could have some money to make it happen.Wanna know. Oh, Ok. I’m buying my own spinning store. Complete wiht weaving stuff and about 12,000 pounds of […]

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The Hurrier I Go The Behinder I Get

In honor of Socktoberfest (at which I have been failing miserably ) here is my sock stash. Socks that Rock, Claudia’s, Koigu, Lorna’s, Cherry Tree Hill, Sockotta – they’re all there. Waiting. Impatiently.Iamslowatsocks.I haven’t even finished the sock I started 2 months ago for my mother. I’m talking about the first sock – not the pair. I don’t even know […]

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Hail to the Victors Valiant, Hail to the Conquering Heroes

This is where I was last night and tonight. University of Michigan Hockey. Last night they beat Alabama Huntsville and tonight they beat UConn.Tonight’s game was a bit surprising though. If I remember correctly, at the end of the first period it was 4-0. At the end of the secondperiod it was 6-3 and the final score was 7-5. The […]

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Maybe Caffeine Would Calm Me Down

I know I’ve been short in the picture department lately. I feel like I’m running around like a chicken with her head cut off. I also feel like my brain fell out which would be appropriate for a chicken with no head.We went to home Depot last night to get a new door knob. I broke the last one which […]

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What’s a Daughter To Do?

Here is the meme from Lolly for Socktoberfest. I told you I’m behind but I’m working as fast as I can to catch up. When did you start making socks? Did you teach yourself or were you taught by a friend or relative? or in a class?I started making socks soon after I started knitting. The owner of the LYS […]

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Not a Secret Anymore

I just got back last night. So far today I am exhausted and have been sitting here trying to get caught up on everything I’ve missed while I was gone.I did make a few purchases at the far away lovely yarn shops and will try and post them tomorrow. For now here are a couple of pictures from the trip. […]

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Here!

Hi, it’s me. I’m in Pennsylvania visiting the folks. Saturday there was a surprise anniversary party for the in-laws and then Saturday night there was a surprise birthday party for my dad.There is a surgery scheduled for Tuesday for my father in law and then we’re hoping to be home again on Friday.I don’t know how to post pictures from […]

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