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Riding Virtual Shotgun to Colorado, Chapter Three

I should state, before we go any further, that I had absolutely no intention of becoming the obsessive, wild-eyed, vigilant, hyper, tethered-to- my- computer person that I ended up being on New Year’s Eve Day 2017. Nope.  I was going to … Continue reading

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Guessing Game, Chapter Two

Oh my gosh, I forgot to let you know what I was knitting! I’ll blame it on the fact that I was really sick from December 5th till now. As a matter of fact, I’ll blame my silence since November … Continue reading

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Antique Spinning Wheel Showcase 2015

Last weekend was the annual showcase in Aurora, Oregon.  This is a yearly event and it’s absolutely wonderful, put on by the Aurora Colony Historical Society and the Aurora Colony Handspinners Guild.  It’s a two-day event, and all wheels showcased … Continue reading

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Ho Da Ice!!

Last week the forecast was for snow/ice/freezing rain/sleet. Take your pick. We knew temps were going to get into the low twenties, so we (meaning Nolemana) put the tarp around the doves’ aviary, covered all the outside faucets, drained the … Continue reading

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Small Kine Road Trip

Several years ago my good friend Carol told me that she had an old spinning wheel in her attic that had been made by her husband’s grandfather. I contacted Steven McEwen of Q’s Quality Wood Work, who said that he could repair … Continue reading

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Spinning a Friendship

I have a dear friend named Suzette who has become my spinning buddy. We get together at least once a month at The Place 2 Be Cafe in Canby, Oregon, and spend almost the entire day spinning together on our … Continue reading

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The Great Oregon Steam-Up, Part Three

I tell you, it was such a thrill seeing these old steam tractors! The atmosphere at the Powerland Museum was wonderful…hundreds and hundreds of people, some with their keiki, who were seeing these tractors for the first time. The kids … Continue reading

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