Wow, I have struggled with this too – I’m going to re-read this before I proof-read B’s next paper!
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This is DH for another Guest Blog… We had over a foot of snow here just before Christmas. Then the weather turned warmer, then rainy, over the weekend. Between the weather and the Christmas season excitement, the kids have been Continue reading DH Guest Blog: Oak Knoll Mud Walk
Read enough of the galleys of Susan Wise Bauer’s new book, The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade to write a sensible blog review in February – I’m not so great at Continue reading Ambitions for the next 6 weeks
I dread unstructured days – the boy’s expectations climb higher than a hot air balloon and lead to a lot of hot air too. So I warned them that I plan to have them tidy up the house – find Continue reading Plan for Tomorrow
The first mitten prototype is up to my knuckles. The cuff goes over my elbow, the vine pattern may not finish before my fingers do, and I need to start the thumb gusset sooner. But it has POTENTIAL! How are Continue reading More on my Gray Mittens
at A Very Nearly Tea. It’s my favorite kind of organization too: a story that incorporates the links. I would not be brave enough to host a carnival in December!
The big idea is swimming along. I decided that I want crisscrossing ribbings like in "Around the Wrist", to make an elongated hexagonal lozenge on the back of the hand. Then I dug through my copies of Racinet’s Full-Color picture Continue reading Mitten update
What books get reluctant readers going? How did you make penmanship pleasant? What are you able to do together with the ages of children you have? How do you make separate times for them when they can’t study together? What Continue reading Questions I would so much rather discuss than the Socialization ones…
I’m just beginning to play on Ravelry, if you are on, my name is Christinethecurio – not enough room for curious, at least I didn’t become Christinethecur! So far, I’ve collected a lot of ‘fav’ patterns of mittens and gloves. Continue reading Beginning Work on my Gray Mittens
There is a strange stressful guilt I feel at Christmastime – I am unsatisfied with myself as a grownup. I don’t really feel Christmassy like I did as a child, and worry that somehow I’m selfish, or materialistic, or just Continue reading Christmastime ponderings
The first was the LIFE Christmas Crafting party where I was crafter, on December 5, I didn’t want this post to get lost in the archives, so it’s out of chronology. The children walked about between the tables, listened to Continue reading Two Christmas Parties in One Day