Monthly Archives: June 2007

I Love Summer

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Watson Mill Sunday

Kate and Sarah organized an outing to Watson Mill State Park on Sunday, and we had an amazing time. The one-lane covered bridge, built 1885. We found this shady spot for our picnic, with a view of the waterfalls. Here … Continue reading

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New (Old) Sofas

My cousin Terri called and said she was redecorating and asked would I like to have a sleeper sofa and loveseat. I said, Would I! So we coordinated schedules and now I have real, non-former-bachelor-pad furniture. This sofa is exactly … Continue reading

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Old Friends

Elissa has been in town, with her boys–great cause to celebrate and get together! She and I went out to catch up Wednesday night, and met at Taco Stand downtown, for the nostalgia. We ordered supper and margaritas and sat … Continue reading

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Next Knitting Project

No, this is what I must knit for my chickens.

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Pirate Bib

My cousin Becky saw the Jolly Roger I knit for the baby blanket for Tommy, adorable son of MJ, and she put in a request for her forthcoming bundle of joy. So I looked up the skull and crossbones pattern … Continue reading

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Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fine Dining

On our last day in New York, Joan and I left the apartment early and navigated the subways like pros and ended up at the Strawberry Fields in Central Park and the memorial to John Lennon. Joan got a few … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Sampler

Last Thursday, Joan and I sampled a wide variety of New York neighborhoods. We started in Chinatown, which we just skirted the edge of, enough to get a picture of a dragon . . . . . . and to … Continue reading

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More New York Highlights

Last Wednesday, Joan and I started our day heading to the New York Public Library, which was glorious. Now that’s how books should be treated. On marble pedestals, in a huge quiet orderly place, where the vaulted ceilings are painted … Continue reading

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More New York Pictures

Of course I had to knit a few stitches on my Central Park Hoodie while in Central Park. This is one of the front sides. Here it is again, showing the shaping of the armhole. Joan and I rested in … Continue reading

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