Author Archives: Kate

Behold a Shawl

I’ve been spending my evenings knitting and watching sports (there are only about a dozen regular season baseball games left!) or netflix. It has become a really nice way to unwind my day. Especially since, as I knit, this mystery … Continue reading

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My advice to you is that you should return your library books

I’ve been feeling like a total flake and irresponsible person in the past week. This has been a real bummer because it hasn’t been because of my current actions or behavior, I’ve been making progress towards my goals, but rather … Continue reading

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Fall Feasting

It has been a good week for Fall food. The weather has been chilly but not too cold (until the past couple of days where it swung back up into the 80s), and there is a bounty of veg, both … Continue reading

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Staying caught up

I knew when I saw the colorways of this MKAL that I had to do it. It has been so long since I’ve done an mystery knit-along. It is exciting to knit up a something not knowing what the end … Continue reading

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We all have a story

Since its September 11th, and the world is what it is, I’ve been thinking about an experience I had in the days immediately following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. That fall I had the immense privilege to … Continue reading

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A Slack for Achieving Our Goals

I have started a slack for setting work goals and then encouraging folks to meet those goals. In the space, everyone is invited to set weekly goals and to check-in as often as you’d like to update your progress or … Continue reading

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Post-it Notes

I have been trying a new thing where I write down the first couple of things I want to accomplish in a day on a post-it note and attaching that note to my phone. The idea is that if I … Continue reading

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Trying to work through it

I’ve been working on my mitts. I had hoped to at least be half finished by this point, but I’ve done something to my hand and the thumb muscles hurt. I am, of course, still excited about starting an MKAL … Continue reading

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Free to a good home

At the beginning of the summer, I was working at the library. There were plants, tomato and pepper plants (green? jalapeño? We don’t know!), that were free to a good home. I picked up two tomato plants and a pepper … Continue reading

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Garden Goods

I have joked in the past that gardening and canning are some of my zombocalypse skills. Should the worst come to pass, I, theoretically, will still be able to feed myself and a few others. Of course, that widely exaggerates … Continue reading

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