So maybe it’s too early to think about sledding, but winter’s my favorite season–lots of time for woolly home knitting, holiday gatherings with friends, cookie swaps, and occasional hermit-like evenings spent making things and reading books. I love the anticipation of winter almost as much as I love the season itself, so
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I’ve owned the little Jumping Jack pictured here as long as I can remember. Until a few months ago, all that I knew of his past was that I acquired him when I was quite young, while my family and I lived in West Virginia. But now I understand a bit more of his
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The holidays are here, and I’ve placed so many wintry events on my calendar that it’s bursting with possibilities as well as conflicts. Here’s what I’d love to do:
December 11th: My friend Maura Madden is part of what should be a perfect holiday celebration in the country at Stone Barns, as she hosts a
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My weekend report card:
Embroidery with Friends: A+ Field trip to Renegade Craft Fair: A+ Animal Sighting/Picnic Dinner: A+
I don’t normally assign grades to my weekends, but these last couple of days were pretty grand–not at all that sort of weekend that comes and goes and leaves me wanting more recreation, more social time,
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