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Storming the Castle

The Michigan Renaissance Festival¬†–¬†I think it’s a blast, NA Slacker barely tolerates it, and Little Buddy thinks it’s fucking magical. There’s a castle! And jugglers! And fairies! So we once a year we leave the curmudgeon at home to enjoy some peace and quiet while the boys and I head out for a morning of…

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Three Bags Full

I’ve been neglecting this site for a while. Life in general has been a bit trying, the whole work/family/self is out of balance and kicking my ass at the moment. Needless to say, my spinning mojo is pretty much nonexistent. I have been trying to fit in a bit of dyeing and fiber prep time…

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The Blue AND Green Scarf with YARN

Little Buddy had a very specific request for a scarf last week. As the mother of an almost 4yr old I know the drill – if a preschooler asks for something once, but only once, it was just an impulse request and they’ll have forgotten about it before the sound waves have reached your eardrum….

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