It's My Life

And the winning ticket is……

….mine.  Again! I won this gorgeous bag in my Knitting Group’s raffle this month.  Last month, two of the friends I sit with won raffle prizes of yarn, the month before I won a pretty little tin that I now keep stitch markers in.  I’ve won yarn at least 4 times that I can think of off the top of my head and I’ve actually won a prize more times than I haven’t in the year or so I’ve been …

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Things that can cheer me up

Number one.   The first sign of Spring Soon these will be pretty Hyacinths with a gorgeous scent, right outside my front door to greet me each time I go into or come out of the house.  I do love these next few weeks every year, I get a ridiculous feeling of joy each time I notice more plants waking up out of their winter slumber.  The snowdrops are of course already out, they don’t count …

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What a difference a week makes.

Sadly,  just as I thought Shaggy was improving, he took a real turn for the worse and we have unfortunately lost him today.  He’d been up and down all week really but over the weekend he deteriorated to the point where he was having seizures and collapsing and losing control of his bladder.  He was struggling to breathe and we had to make that decision that all pet owners fear and dread.  We stayed with …

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Is it finished yet?

My Red ‘jeans Cardigan that is.  The short answer is NO.  The longer version involves descriptions of flu-like symptoms, snotty nose, hacking cough, being off work sick and generally not having the energy to do much in the way of knitting.  Actually, the knitting bit is finished, I need to sew in the ends, get a button and then I’ll be wearing it.  On the whole I have enjoyed knitting it as much as I did …

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Post-a-week 2011 Challenge.

I’ve decided that I’m going to take part in Dailypost’s  postaweek2011 challenge and blog every week during 2011.  Sometimes it may be difficult to think of what to say but I’ll use the resources on the dailypost site for inspiration if necessary.  Sometimes I may have so much to tell you that I post more than once in a week (I doubt that though as I’m not the world’s most prolific blogger!) I hope anyone …

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