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Category Archive for 'Soapbox'

Patriot Day

Did you know – it has been 7 years since a terrorist attack on American soil? Today as we remember those who died on 9/11, we need to also remember those who have worked so hard to keep us safe. Our military. Security at home – from airport security to the officers patrolling our streets. […]

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Number 5

Happy birthday, Ben! This is the cake my mom made him last week when we celebrated his birthday with my parents. Now Steve’s mom is here, and we will be celebrating again. So more cake to follow. After all, I am my mother’s daughter… [More pictures over on Flickr.]

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The Local Yarn Store

I’m knitting a Baby Bobbi Bear for Joey for Christmas. I cast on this morning [I decided it was about time, you know] and after two or three rows using the Magic Loop [yes, technical knitting term], I realized that (a) for the first time ever, when knitting in the round, I had managed to […]

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The Perfect Gift

I must confess, usually my Christmas shopping is done – everything has been purchased and any projects are well on their way to being done – in October. This year, ’twas not to be. This week I am finally getting my act together and figuring out what gifts we will be giving. That means (a) […]

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At the moment I have no idea who wrote this so I do not know whom to give credit. Regardless, I cannot help but share… I am thankful for the wife who says, “Hot dogs for supper” Because she is home with me, not someone else. I am thankful for the husband who is on […]

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why? Why? WHY?

Why is it when someone coordinates something, people think that means they do everything? I came across this post this morning in my usual blog reading. The gal coordinates hundreds of people knitting socks for a “secret pal” and uses some kind of database to do it. (I’m not participating – I just read her […]

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