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Unraveled Wednesday: January 31

Joining Kat & friends again this week...

SEWING:

Free time has been limited this week, and I've been prioritizing #dailysewing -- trying to make it a habit. My most minimal sewing goal at this point is to use up one needle's worth of thread/floss each day, which I've met or exceeded every day since I began. There are three sewable "lengths" every time I cut floss, and I've sewn them all a couple of times. On the weekend when I'm home in the daylight, I'll take a photo... there is  LOONNNNNG way to go but I'm beginning to see progress and it's making me happy!

KNITTING:

That's not to say there hasn't been knitting! My PS (Parallelogram Scarf) is growing:

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Some more dramatic color changing ought to be happening soon!

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I expect to get a fair bit done at Knit Night tomorrow.

READING:

Continuing to read & enjoy Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder (pages). I also picked up Michael Perry's Montaigne in Barn Boots when we were at the performance of Population 485 on Friday, and have cracked it open. I don't usually read more than one book at a time...

I've shelved (returned) the audio/CD version of Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian because the format is just not working for me... I hope it'll be available again someday on Audible or something. I really want to listen to it.

Instead, I've downloaded Mustard Seed by Laila Ibrahim, which more or less picks up where Yellow Crocus left off. I enjoyed that story quite a lot, and Bahni Turpin is one of my favorite narrators.

What are you making and reading??

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A quick shout-out to my mom, who would have celebrated her 80th birthday today!

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"Celebrated" isn't quite the word she'd be using here... HORRIFIED is more like it!! Haha. I love you Mom. I miss you every single day.

Comments

Jeannie Gray

Is that the Mason Dixon scarf? Love the colors you're using!

Vera

What a fun picture!! Look at your Dad's eyes - lol. Your scarf is looking fabulous and I cannot wait to see evidence of your daily sewing!

AsKatKnits

Happy Birthday to your mom! And, sending hugs to you! XO

Carole

You've made a lot of progress on your Parallelogram! And I love that picture of your mom!

Kym

I really love the colors of your scarf and can't wait to see the next change unfold. :-) I am inspired by your daily stitching, and am planning to jump on the bandwagon. Today . . . I got my kit out and spread it out on the table! It's a start. . .
XO

margene

I've been daily stitching, too but not chronicling it well and I, too, look forward to seeing how your scarf grows and changes! Wish I could check out ATDoaPTI for you! Wonder why it's not on audible?

Mary

I love that photo of your mom - how fun! ... and the colors in your PS. Bahni Turpin is a favorite narrator of mine, too - just checked out her audible credits and it's an impressive list! I don't usually choose audiobooks based on the narrator, but maybe I should!

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