december 2020

December 7, 2020
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How to show up and write a blog post right now? How to catch up? How to make it worthy of this unprecedented time? How to say everything there is to say? I’ll start small. One thing I’ve been doing to get through this time is writing in my backyard–something I’d never done before the pandemic. […]

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atwitter: march

March 8, 2012
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It’s been a long while since I’ve written one of these what’s-got-me-worked-up posts. Finished knitting projects! Finally! Last year, sometime mid-summer, my knitting mojo got lost. But thankfully we were reunited in late fall, in time for me to dig out the sweater I’d started for my hubby, and to finish it in time for […]

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atwitter: april

April 25, 2011

A few things that have me worked up these days: eggs! They’re wet and just-hunted for in this photo–you may even spy a tiny slug on one or two of them. (Which is what comes of them spending a few pre-dawn hours hidden in the backyard.) We used natural dyes on all of them but […]

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atwitter: nyc edition

March 3, 2011

In which Lulu and I go visit H in New York City, and get worked up about all sorts of things. the washington square arch. Washington Square is such a haven in the middle of the city. Now I’ve seen the arch in every season but fall. H’s new dorm is right on the square, […]

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atwitter: december

December 14, 2010

There’s so much to set a person atwitter in December. rendering my beeswax: For the first time I melted down the bits of wax I’ve collected from my girls. I got a nice golden prism–enough to make into two (count ’em!) candles. I was hoping to be able to make more for gifts, but I’ve […]

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atwitter: july

July 30, 2010

There’s nothing like summer to get you all atwitter! A few things that have me worked up: Santa Rosa plums. We planted our tree as an afterthought, an espaliered affair that hides behind our outdoor fireplace. But it gets lots of southerly sun, and it’s just above our bees so we got an unexpected bonanza […]

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atwitter: march

March 5, 2010

Things have been so dang thinky on this blog lately. I really owe you my chapter-a-month challenge post, but I’m ready for some fluff. Photos! Knitting! Sugary stuff to eat! I haven’t done one of these atwitter posts in a while. Here’s what has me all worked up these days. Knitting. Looky! Even though I […]

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