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Catching up with the letters Q and R

I got a little behind there for a couple of days. Sorry about that! Today I’m going to catch up with the April A-Z blogging challenge with the letters Q and R. 🙂 Quotes Honestly…I could not find a single … Continue reading

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Perfection! …and some poses that start with the letter P

This morning I decided to finally sew the borders onto a quilt top that I made a few years ago. (Yes, yes, I’m a very s.l.o.w. sewer. You knew that, right?) Anyway, as I was ironing the top, I got … Continue reading

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A few thoughts on blogging… and OM for the letter O

As I said to a friend in an email conversation today, reading blogs is like eating vegetables. You either love ’em or you hate ’em. We were talking about blogging as a means of communication. For the people who love … Continue reading

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Mount Lorne, a Hockey Hero…and Marichi’s Posse for the Letter M

For several years we lived in the Yukon bush, in an area between Carcross and Whitehorse, near what is now the Hamlet of Mount Lorne. That’s where M played hockey on the outdoor rink. Yes, outdoor hockey in the Yukon. … Continue reading

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Knitting and Novel Writing… and Lord of the Dance for the letter L

Hi! So, you remember a couple of days ago when I told you about the green sweater I wanted to knit? I’m so glad I decided to switch patterns. Somehow the way this sweater pattern is written reminds me of … Continue reading

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Indy sewing patterns…and King Cobra for the letter K

I’ve been spending my allowance on sewing patterns this last month, and they’ve been arriving like hotcakes! Is there anything better than getting presents in the mail? Not much, let me tell ya!   These pajamas are going to be … Continue reading

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Mending…and Janusirasana for the Letter J

Hello! Today’s letter is a very short one. Also kind of boring, actually. Sorry. Here goes: the other day Mr. C asked me to mend his jeans. I knew that my little Janome 2030 wouldn’t have enough jam to sew … Continue reading

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It’s getting pretty Intense in here…

Oh, argh, I am frustrated with my green sweater and I’ve barely even started it. I wanted to knit this: It’s knit using the brioche stitch.  Brioche is a really cool stitch that’s very warm and kind of puffy…sort of … Continue reading

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I never in a million years would have believed I’d move so far away from home…and a home yoga practice

I’ve been thinking lately about how we identify with place. Last year at a gathering in Whitehorse, I was introduced as being from Salmon Arm, BC. Which, I suppose, is true, since that’s where I’m living right now. I had, … Continue reading

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Green…and the Garland pose

Hello! I’m late with my letter today – did you think I forgot you? Spring is here in my area of the world. No doubt about it. The car is covered in pollen and I am stuffed up with hay … Continue reading

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Fat people do yoga, too

The nicest people will say the most extraordinary things without even thinking about it. Like one time a friend was describing someone she wanted me to meet. I was told how well educated she was, how varied her interests were, … Continue reading

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Eat Cake and then do the Bridge Pose!

I’ve made two birthday cakes from scratch in the last couple of weeks, so I thought I’d tell you about them today. Because who doesn’t like cake? (I don’t see any hands raised…Everybody loves cake!) I can make a cake … Continue reading

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