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Workbasket Wednesday – Back to the Usual Programing… Mostly

I I continue to work on the Harry Potter blanket, a Christmas gift for DIL.  I work on it in the evenings while watching TV. I take it with me to work on during break times and lunch. This works really well to get in some progress.  Unless I forget to bring the extra yarn. … Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Back to the Usual Programing… Mostly

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I found this on my desk one morning

According to their website this is the "World's Strongest Coffee". That was a daunting pronouncement. Does that mean that it is a SUPER DARK roast? Does it mean that it has LOTS of caffeine? Apparently it means both. I wasn't sure if I was brave enough to try it. I usually choose lighter roast coffees… Continue reading I found this on my desk one morning

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Mending Monday

While folding laundry I noticed that the finished edge of a sleeve was coming undone (if there isn't actually a cuff, is it still called a cuff? Or is it a sleeve hem?). Not having a machine that sews a "stretchy stitch", I carefully sewed the hemmed cuff edge while slightly stretching the fabric. The… Continue reading Mending Monday

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As far as super powers go…

In my (admittedly limited) world view, we all have super powers... even pets. Princess Pixie-Roo has the super powers of naughtiness & mischief and the ability to deny that she is currently up to anything at all. To be fair, she is also amazing at teaching visiting dogs how to use the doggie door and… Continue reading As far as super powers go…