Category Archives: Handspinning

May Quarantine Photos, Chapter Two

Wow, May’s almost pau. I better hurry up with the photos! The Western Tanager and his mate are back! They love the suet we put out. I know the photo’s blurry, but they wouldn’t hold still! So beautiful!

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Talking Story Again

It was another beautiful day in the neighborhood; Nolemana and I walked outside again. I heard Hummingbirds, Nuthatches, Mourning Doves, Robins, and Dark-Eyed Juncos. Like others I’ve talked to, staying home like this I lose track of days. I don’t … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece 2019

I wasn’t able to spin as much as I’d hoped to, but I did get some stuff done during this year’s TdF… my spinning challenge Numbah One was to finish spinning the red/yellow/pink braid and to work on continuing to … Continue reading

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Spinnin’ Away…But Not In Margaritaville

I’m so happy I can finally spin again! I still can’t do it for hours and hours, but it’s good PT for my knees and it brings me such joy to be able to be at my wheels again. I … Continue reading

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Da Kine Numbah 7

Many days passed… …and here I am again, four months post-op +/-.  And really doing quite well, all things considered. I’m driving again. Poor Nolemana had to be my chauffeur for weeks and weeks, and now he can focus on … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Time Post – Tour de Fleece

Oh, I have the best of best intentions to write posts. And then life happens. I got bogged down during Tour de Fleece, so I’m gonna start up again with all dem photos. At da coffee shop. Me spinning, and … Continue reading

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Sad News and Finding Spinning Solace

Yesterday I got some bad news, that my dear friend Carol, who’s been battling cancer since 2005, now had a metastasized tumor in her brain. I was stunned, upset, and very teary and emotional. I’d been spinning some mixed fiber, … Continue reading

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