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Archive for August, 2007

1. Do you knit or crochet? KnitHow long have you been doing it? I learned as a child, but have been doing much more knitting in the last 5 or so years.

2. Have you made dischloths before? Several Do you use them yourself, give them as gifts, or both? I use some and give some as gifts, so both!! 🙂

3. What’s your favorite cotton to make cloths from? I really don’t have a favorite. What cotton would you like to try that you haven’t before ? I usually use Sugar & Cream or Peaches & Cream…..so anything other those two I would give a try.

4. If you knit, do you prefer circular or straight needles? This depends on what I am knitting. I normally use straigts for dishcloths. For all, do you prefer wooden, metal, or plastic needles? I love Bamboo!!

5. What are your favorite colors? I really like darker blues and greens. Any colors you don’t like much? I can do without pinks.

6. What do you like best about Autumn? The cooler days and no bugs!!!

7. Pies: Pumpkin? Apple? Pecan? All of em? or No Thanks! Ha ha ha….PUMPKIN is the ONLY kind!!!

8. When you were a kid, were you the one who couldn’t wait to get started with school , or the one who overslept on the 1st day? I couldn’t wait for school. I enjoyed learning and being with my friends. College on the other hand was totally differnt!! Just let me sleep!! LOL

9. Do you celebrate Halloween? (The real key here guys is especially knowing if you have an aversion to the holiday or little goodies/decorations associated with it, given the timeframe of the swap)Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love it!!

10. If you had to choose just 3 edible ‘goodies’ to eat for a full year, what 3 would you choose? Hmmmmm…..Chocolate, Chocolate and more Chocolate!!! Hey its three!!!

11. Do you have any pets? 2 dogs, 2 cats, 4 goats, 2 sheep, 5 llama’s 1 parrot, 1 chicken Kids? 1 teenage son and 1 daughter Husbands who seem like kids? 😉 1 Husband and he is the biggest kid of all!

12. If you were to describe a particular yarn that shares traits of your personality, what would it be and why? I have no clue, what yarn I would be.

13. Do you use your cloths mostly for dishcloths, or as facecloths? Dishcloths

14. Favorite Fall Holiday: Halloween or Thanksgiving and why? (Feel free to share another fall memory if you do not celebrate either of these holidays) Halloween. I like to see the excitment in the kids and their costumes. The decorations are also wonderful.

15. Do you have any allergies or aversions your pal should know about? I am not allergic to anything that I know of, however I cannot tolerate the strong perfumes. No heavily scented things please…..they make me sick.

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Yarn Study…….

When stored in large quantities, in enclosed spaces, the Pheromones, (in
the yarn,) cause memory loss and induce the nesting syndrome, (similar to
the one squirrels have, before the onset of winter, i.e. the storing of
food,) therefore, perpetuating their species and not having a population
loss due to their kind being cut into pieces and mixed with others.

Sound tests have also revealed, that these yarns, emit a very high-
pitched sound, heard only by a select few, a breed of women known as
“loomers.” When played backwards on an LP, the sounds are heard as
chants, buy me, loom me, and wind me into a ball “.

In order to overcome the so called “feeding frenzy effect,” that these
yarns cause, one must wear a face mask when entering a storage facility
and use ear plugs, to avoid being pulled into their grip.

(One must laugh, however, at the sight of customers in a yarn store, with
WW2 army gas masks and headphones!) . Studies have also indicated, that
aliens have inhabited the earth, helping to spread the effects, that
these yarns have on the human population. They are called “YARN STORE
CLERKS”.

It’s also been experienced, that these same Pheromones, cause a
pathological need, to hide these yarn purchases, when taken home (or at
least blend them into the existing stash.) When asked by a significant
other if the yarn is new, the reply is, “I’ve had it for
awhile.”

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Dish Cloth Swaps…

I just received my package from the “Dog Days of Summer” dish cloth swap.

Please join me in the “Fall in to Autumn” Dishcloth swap. Registration begins Sept 1….you can click the link to find more info.

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My sons team lost their first football game, but they played hard! It was a very good game even though it poured down rain for all but 15 minutes so needless to say we were soaked!! I never gave rain a thought, when we left the sunny skies of home. I will make sure we have it next time just in case. He has another game tomorrow, but I don’t think I will be traveling the 2 1/2 hours to get there. I went to the first game and that is the “most important” in my eyes.

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A Honda???!!!!!

I’m a Honda S2000!

You live on the edge, and you live for the adrenaline rush. You don’t need luxuries, snob appeal, or superfluous gadgets. You put your top down, get your motor revving, and take all the curves that life throws at you at full speed. So what if you spin out occasionally?

Take the Which Sports Car Are You? quiz.

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Brief Note

I am going to be changing the name of the blog to something hopefully more catchy and easier to 1) spell and 2) remember!!

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I received my package from the hand dyed yarn swap, the colors are Yummy!! I will start knitting the sock pattern which is also very cool when life gets back in order for me.
I have court on the 20th of Sept and that should be interesting. I will be glad when it is over, maybe all the “threats” will end. My children come first and Brian and I both go with out to make sure the kids have what they need. My son has his first football game tonight and you can be 100% certain I will be in the stands cheering him on!!! I am very proud of my children! This is a photo I took during his scrimmage last week.
We had a great last weekend. We visited my parents, the kids were at their dads so it was just Brian and I. He went fishing and caught “REAL” fish, you know the ones that fight and are big enough to keep. He is used to catching little fishes, that we always have to throw back!!!
For some reason I don’t think fishing for pan fish is going to be very exciting for him anymore….Will some one please shut him up!!! While the guys were fishing, I hung out with mom at the Wild Blueberry Festival…sorry no photos of me spending money!! I did find a few things for Christmas gifts tho, now to find a safe place to hide them and NOT forget where it is!!!

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