Author Archives: walterknitty

6:30 AM is too early for a yarn/needle explosion

I think I need extra help.  Is there a 12 step program for those of us who knit/crochet?  This morning, just in time for me to leave for work, there was a yarn/needle explosion.  At 6:30 AM all my double-pointed … Continue reading

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Brought to you by the letter “A”

All is quiet on the Western Front.  It’s foggy and rainy.  Work is, so far at least, fairly slow today.  I started a pair of fingerless gloves for one of my girlfriends.  If you hear someone chanting “Knit 4, purl 1, … Continue reading

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Vacation? To a warm and sunny location?

Thanksgiving at the coast ended up being a lot of fun.  Surprisingly, there was very little drama, so little, I can declare the holiday Drama Free.  Hawkeye’s Mom made pumpkin cheesecake with caramel sauce.  Oh.  My.  God.  It was very good.  … Continue reading

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Not necessarily grounded

Even though I do not have a car, I manage to get around pretty well.  I’m off to McMinnville for the weekend.  A nice weekend out in the country with little to no traffic noise, streetlights, maybe a little snow, … Continue reading

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Social skills are like steel. Left unattended both get rusty.

One of the things I’m working on in the “Year of Me” is to break out of my shyness and make new friendships.  Hanging out, observing healthy relationships, both platonic and romantic, learning how to talk to others and make … Continue reading

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Naughty fun is the best fun

Tonight I’m off to see The Stolen Sweets perform with Rose City Shimmy who perform burlesque.  There are going to be some people performing swing dance too.  It’s a new venue for me The Secret Society Lounge which sounds kind … Continue reading

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Can it really work?

I saw an article at Apartment Therapy the other day about how to keep your apartment clean in 20 minutes a day.  Not everything on the list applies to me.  I dont have any “extra rooms” nor do I have multiple … Continue reading

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