Archive for February, 2010

Tuesday

Posted in Uncategorized on February 23, 2010 by Hitty Jean

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.:I finished another hat.  a special request this time, for the little boy I babysit.  I am in love with the bright blue hidden inside the cosy, double-thick brim.  and anxious for spring, which will make all this obsessive hat knitting obsolete:.

Thursday

Posted in Uncategorized on February 18, 2010 by Hitty Jean

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.:I cannot stop knitting hats!  the mermaid colorway on top is my all-time fave.  one for the neighbor's mom (pictured previously…), one for dassa.  now, onto the world's softest merino rainbow hat.  it's going to be a busy few days with the girls on vacation and no longer stranded at the grandparents'.  we have babysitting and dogs and Girl Scout Cookies (groan) to deal with – and snow!  and Tater gets home tomorrow!  in the meantime, Pitter is torturing the incredible shedding Basset:.

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Tuesday

Posted in Uncategorized on February 16, 2010 by Hitty Jean

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.:with Tater off at Winter Camp, and Pit~Pat and Dassa snowed in at Pawbee's, I'm suddenly finding myself with an extra 24 hours of *me* time.  not quite sure what to do with myself.  I finished a really great hat, though:.

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Doings…

Posted in Uncategorized on February 15, 2010 by Hitty Jean

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.:plenty of knitting::plenty of babysitting, where water play in the sinks, pom-pom making, and swinging were all top choices::who else but your mom can knit and play Yahtzee with you and not think it's boring?::we also had a lovely dinner out, the girls, Dan and I, to celebrate a Happy Valentine's Day::today, Tater heads North to Winter Camp.  I'm sure hoping all the woolens will keep her cozy:.  

Tuesday

Posted in Uncategorized on February 9, 2010 by Hitty Jean

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.:two little bunny-buns are headed to *parts unknown* tomorrow.  it was such a bright, beautiful day, I'm having trouble believing we'll get snow tomorrow:.

Monday

Posted in Uncategorized on February 8, 2010 by Hitty Jean

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.:dassa is home sick today, which meant a leisurely breakfast and several games of Candyland.  Dassa won every time.  We wonder why the game folks thought it a good idea to demote Queen Frostine to a Princess:.

Week’s End

Posted in Uncategorized on February 7, 2010 by Hitty Jean

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.:oodles of knitting was done::tater's hat was finished – love it::dassa, pitter and I babysat for the boy, in his beautiful home::hour upon hour of *boy* toys::boy books and plenty of drawing – he has markers!!::lots of monster art as a result::this weekend was possibly our most overbooked in history::dassa and I had a *date* tonight while the rest are at the movies, but she's sound asleep on the couch…seven hours of babysitting can do that:.