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Archive for 'Loves'

A Semester of Fortunes

Sometimes, I can be a little bit superstitious.Heading into my job search, and a semester that I knew was going to be pretty rough, I somehow ended up with a rule that everytime it was reasonably possible, I HAD to eat a fortune cookie. I don’t know how many this ended up being, but there [...]

On epic projects…

I had this crazy idea a few weeks ago.  That since I’d finished an epic sweater project last semester, I could finish an epic sweater project this semester.  Because my unpaid intership, job, classes and job search weren’t enough.Anyway, over Thanksgiving break, I bought the yarn and then on the eve of the new year, [...]

Deep Forest, A New Pattern

There is this point in the seasons when the trees are bare (or mostly bare) and you can see deep into the wood.  The light strikes across the tress and branches, casting a dark lacey web of shadows across the forest floor and on any visitors walking the paths.  I was intrigued by these shadows [...]

When the end is only the beginning…

Goodness, this one was a long time coming. But I finally finished. Finally.lets call this photo “artsy” instead of blurry.This project was an ever constant source of both pride and annoyance in my life for a long 4 months. When I started her, I joked about how she was this hot affair that I could [...]

Sock Block

A few weeks ago, one of my dear friends saw all of my unfinished projects and significantly guilted me about them… so much so that I finished all but one of my on-the-needles socks (and that one is the second to one that’s been lingering a LONG time). Which leaves me with 7 single socks. [...]

My Bliss

A funny thing happened yesterday. After a short conversation with one of my staff members, I walked back to my apartment at about 8:30 and as I walked, my brain was empty. There was nothing imperative for me to do, nor was there any catching up to do with on of my RAs. I didn’t [...]

Secrets and Obsessions

I finished a blanket!! And, by my deadline! (check out Rav for the details.)I’d been wanting to make Babette (which is crocheted! ::gasp::) because it’s just so freaking pretty – and it reminded me of the blankets that my grandma used to have – but with a nice new modern feel. But I knew that [...]

My Holiday

What a great weekend! We’re a great, crazy bunch. Here’s how the weekend went:I at some raspberries. Fresh from my mom’s bushes.We played some cards and ate some yummy food.We hung around and waited for the fireworks to start (there were 30 of us watching the fireworks).They were bright.And a little crazy.And beautiful.All these photos [...]