Tag Archives: Socks

Laura Dean Keeps Ripping Out My Socks

Time passes so strangely these days. It seems like taking all the commuting, socializing and gym trips out of life should leave so much free time, and yet every day it seems I turn off my work computer¬† and then … Continue reading

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A Lady’s Guide to Pairs of Socks and Piracy

Things have been slow on the reading front lately between the library closures and my need to check the news every 18 seconds to see just how apocalyptic the apocalypse is. So when the library re-opened for pickup I was … Continue reading

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Simple Socks For Troubled Times

It’s been years since I read Rilla of Ingleside but there’s a scene that sticks with me. The book is about grown up Anne of Green Gables and her mostly grown up children during the First World War (there’s also … Continue reading

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The Socks From Everywhere

It will be embarrassing if the library re-opens before I get through my checked out books so I’ve been trying to get back into the reading groove. Just finished The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig, which is about Nix, … Continue reading

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So, Uh, Yikes

About this time last week I was at the office talking about how we’d handle stuff if they told us to work from home while also wondering if I was overreacting in a way that would turn into a running … Continue reading

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Sleeves? What Sleeves?

So, I started on a sweater over Christmas vacation and I thought I’d be showing you the finished thing by now, but I got a bit bogged down with the sleeves. The ball of yarn seems to be shrinking faster … Continue reading

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Every Heart a Pair of Socks

Seanan McGuire’s books tend to be kind of hit or miss for me, which honestly probably makes the hits seem better since I go in with low expectations. People are always down on pessimists but I think it’s a great … Continue reading

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Happy Socks!

Today I passed a couple of kids dressed as Spiderman and a fire man which I take to mean it’s open season on my favourite Halloween game “Costume or Fashion?” Sadly, it would take someone braver than me to confirm … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Crisis

My perpetual wardrobe crisis is that I never seem to have pants that fit. But also, the fashion industry is destroying the planet. Wardrobe Crisis by Clare Press provides enough cheerful reading about furs, wastewater, pesticides, recycled polyester, exploited labour … Continue reading

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Geek Socks

Ah, long weekend! I fondly imagined that the extra day would give me a chance to get so much done. Finish off those socks, clean the whole apartment, sort out some paperwork. And I finished off some socks I’d been … Continue reading

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