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Knitting Ain’t for Sissies…or Bullies

I just finished a keyhole scarf I started knitting a few months ago.  I’m exhausted, not exhilarated. After several frustrating beginnings, described here, I hit a groove.  Or so I thought.  More than halfway through the project, I surveyed my work and discovered many glaring mistakes.  Not only that, the design I modified to accommodate … Continue reading


I am a Bostonian

If one believes that birth city determines identity, then I am a Bostonian. The Boston Marathon seems to have always had a large local footprint.  Even in suburbs far from the start or the finish line, runners and joggers were as common as spring crocuses.  In the hilly Lexington neighborhood where I grew up decades … Continue reading

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