Category Archives: Books

Unraveled (for realz).

Joining Kat and friends. I had a couple handknits that I had made but which I never, or almost never, wore. Awhile back it occurred to me that I could frog them and reclaim the yarn. Here is their story. … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #4.

Joining Kat for Unraveled Wednesdays! After deciding I had made enough dead baby buntings, I returned to the never-ending afghan knitting. As for unraveling, that always happens somewhere in the knitting — a dropped stitch, a forgotten decrease. On a … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #2.

(Damn. This is the secondĀ third time I have had to write this post. WordPress keeps losing it even though I saved it multiple times! That used to happen all the time to people on TypePad, but this is the first … Continue reading

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Bookin’ it through 2016.

Goodreads tells me I read 72 books in 2016, down from 90 in 2015. On the other hand, I listened to 11 audiobooks, Ā up from 7 in 2015; I am pretty sure that 2015 number is understated because I get … Continue reading

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The notorious RBG.

One of the blogs I follow is NotoriousRBG. The writers do not post daily, but often enough to keep my interest. A few weeks ago I read the book.   I was so enthralled I sought out this. i would … Continue reading

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My year in books.

Holy crappe, Goodreads tells me that I read 90 books in 2015! TITLE (bold titles are ones I especially liked) AUTHOR A Fall From Grace (Charlie Peace, #8) Barnard, Robert In the Unlikely Event Blume, Judy Brain on Fire: My … Continue reading

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Selected pages from an antique. Published the year I was born.

  If anyone is keen to knit a vintage pattern, let me know.

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Book sale!

The Friends of my local library had our annual book sale a couple weekends ago. It is amazing how many books get weeded from the library or from other people's bookshelves. Kay and Diane squeezing as many books onto the … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the best of 2014 book edition.

Like many of us, I am a devoted reader. Mysteries and thrillers are my favorite, but I dabble in almost anything. Nonfiction is generally consumed via audiobooks. Biographies are my favorite nonfiction, although I just realized I haven't read nor … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the lingering book edition.

You know I am a voracious reader. This post is right up my street. Ten Eleven Books That Have Stayed With Me Long After I Read Them. A Wrinkle in Time / Madeline l'Engle. I read this when I was … Continue reading

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