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    Winnings!

    I had a good laugh when I went to the post office today. I had an envelope from the Skagit County Fairgrounds, which puzzled me. I opened it up and found that it contained: a check! For my winnings! From the county fair!

    First of all, I didn’t realize that there was a cash . . . → Read More: Winnings!

    New Week; Fresh Start. (And Selbu Mittens Completed!)

    The rabies-addled bat hasn’t been seen since yesterday morning, so it’s presumed dead. I feel safe in leaving the house to tend to the chickens without my self-defense shovel in hand.

    The dental appointment went alright, although the tooth and surrounding gums are still a bit tender. The dentist suggested I chew on the . . . → Read More: New Week; Fresh Start. (And Selbu Mittens Completed!)

    Let’s Talk About Ra-a-bies! Let’s Talk About You And Me!

    I had this whole post planned, explaining about the latest problem with Those Damned Selbuvotter Mittens. (I blocked them and everything, and THEN I discovered that I had dropped a stitch on the thumb.)

    But then all my worries were interrupted by RABIES. That’s right: rabies.

    When you live in the country, you . . . → Read More: Let’s Talk About Ra-a-bies! Let’s Talk About You And Me!

    Super-Slow Selbuvotter Mittens

    I am trying not to FREAK OUT at how slowly the knitting is going on these.

    The deadline is fast approaching. And I won’t be able to work on them this weekend, because I’m sitting in on a table at a crafts fair here in Mount Vernon. (We’ll be in front of the Tattered . . . → Read More: Super-Slow Selbuvotter Mittens

    All The Knitting I Managed Last Night

    Oh well – at least I was able to tackle putting the thumb stitches on waste thread, casting over to cover the gap, and – my least favorite part of all – knitting into those cast-on stitches. So bothersome!

    It’s all smooth sailing for a little while longer… until I circle back to those . . . → Read More: All The Knitting I Managed Last Night