Light One Candle

Light One Candle

Tonight marks the Winter Solstice, the moment when the earth is furthest from the sun in its orbit and night is at its longest. Little wonder that this moment falls close to the point where we mark the end of the year. Throughout man’s history, this has been a time to note because after this, night grows shorter, the days grow longer — and the promise of spring and a new growing season is at hand. That’s still a ways away, but we know it’s coming.

The Choices We Make

The Choices We Make

“Choices made, whether bad or good, follow you forever and affect everyone in their path one way or another.” ― J.E.B. Spredemann, An Unforgivable Secret

The past week has been a week of choices around here, ranging from small to large. I decided to reknit the rows I lost when the cable broke on my Advent Shawl, thereby pushing other knitting aside while I pushed to catch up with the latest clue. That affects almost exclusively me and what I’m doing in my relaxation time.

Red Sky at Morning

Red Sky at Morning

Sooo… remember how on Monday I said hiding under the bed wasn’t an option? Yeah, I’d like to revise that. The cuff I finished on the cardigan? Didn’t switch to the smaller needles, so had to rip it out and am reknitting it. My Advent Shawl...
NaNoWriMo Wrap-up: Moving Forward

NaNoWriMo Wrap-up: Moving Forward

Okay, everyone’s had a few days to recover now. I opted to spend the last couple of days reading, knitting and watching television with my husband. There were also a few things, such as laundry, which had stacked up over the last five days of November. Amazing...
NaNoWriMo: The Day After Hangover

NaNoWriMo: The Day After Hangover

Did we really just do that? Did we really just sit down and attempt to write 50,000 words in 30 days? Did we worry about making our daily word count? Did we sneak in writing time whenever we could, including a few places that we would normally never consider? Welcome...

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