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Showing posts from March, 2014

tea cup

I collect tea cups but they're in a box, sadly.  They need a more illustrious home.  Maybe this year?  In the meantime, this one caught my eye at a local antique booth:  And coincidentally (or not?) I am knitting with a similar color, something from Cheryl Oberle's Folk Shawls book.

My mom wants to know what I'm up to!

I know, it's been a long time since I have blogged.  In the meantime, I have: ...gone to Vogue Knitting Live in New York!   I was excited to go; I've been to New York City but it's been upwards of 20 years.  Plus a few more.  I was excited, but I was afraid of being mugged, I tell you.  I went with Dianne, from Windy Valley yarns.   We stayed in Times Square - I loved it.  You can take pictures all night and they look like daytime; it was bright!  Our luggage arrived a day late - after our free day for sight-seeing.  We waited for hours , and by the time we finally decided to go without make-up or clean clothes, we didn't have time to see much.  I spent $33 on eyeliner, deodorant and aspirin.  Don't shop at the hotel.    I did not get mugged, and after a day or two, I went outside and up and down a few blocks, by myself.   There are so many places to eat!  We ate at Carnegie Deli, and I had a hot dog from a street vendor. Central Park was disappointi