Tag Archives: How Long Till Fall?

Grey Lady

It seems like it’s been a long hot summer. The heat warnings have tapered off but somehow it doesn’t feel like it’s cooled down. I’ve been reading Mistwalker by Saundra Mitchell, which is about a girl in a Maine fishing … Continue reading

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Diagonale

My lace scarf is finally done! I’ve had this yarn for ages – there was a sale on Sea Silk and I thought, hey, you always need Sea Silk, right? But it turns out maybe you don’t since it took … Continue reading

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Heat, Apocalypse, The Usual

When the local library branch opened for pickup I was so excited I booked the first open appointment without considering it was the most brutally hot and sunny time of late afternoon. So, fittingly, the book I picked up was … Continue reading

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An Unkindness of Magicians

People always talk like winter is the time to stay in and read, perhaps next to a crackling fire while sipping mulled wind. Which is nice and all, but to me summer is prime reading season. When it’s too hot … Continue reading

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The Sock Days of Summer

When I think of summer, I always daydream about picnics, days at the beach, camping trips and similar outdoorsy fun. Alas, in reality summer inevitably seems to feature far too many days when it’s too hot and/or humid to even … Continue reading

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Catch Up: Books

People always talk about summer like it’s all picnics and trips to the beach, but in my experience there’s usually a lot of days were it’s too hideously humid to go outside and I’m not going to hang out in … Continue reading

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Catch-Up: Knitting

It’s July, which means it’s often too hot to go outside and also there’s always the Tour de France to keep me company while knitting by the air conditioner. I love cycling because it doesn’t make me feel bad about … Continue reading

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In Which It Is Too Damn Hot

It is stupid hot here and it seems my life has been on hold for the past several weeks while I eat ice cream and wait for it to cool down. I’ve been knitting a sweater but that seems an … Continue reading

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Repreive With Sleeves

Sometimes I feel like talking about knitting is a proxy for talking about the weather. I say things like “It was grey and gloomy so I cast on some bright yellow socks” or “I cast on fourteen sweaters at the … Continue reading

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