Monthly Archives: December 2015

Yarn Along

Thanks to a well-timed Harry Potter marathon this weekend, my oatmeal sweater is almost done. This is the final sleeve, which needs another inch or two – then I can start piecing it and knitting the neck. It shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I haven’t had much time to read lately, but I am enjoying Sarah Vowell’s Lafayette in the Somewhat United States. Sarah Vowell is one of my favorite non-fiction writers, though somehow I’ve never managed to write about her on this … Continue reading

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A Review of James Shapiro’s The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606

I thoroughly enjoyed this intense study of the year 1606 in the life and career of William Shakespeare, though I thought that an equally appropriate subtitle for the book would have been “England in 1606.” I’m not suggesting that Shakespeare … Continue reading

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A Review of Margaret Atwood’s The Heart Goes Last

Has this been done before – a dystopian novel in the form of a classic comedy? I’m sure it probably has – in film if not in fiction – but I can’t remember any titles offhand. I was a little … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Here’s a photo of The Winter’s Tale, my winter sweater, and some fading winter sunshine. Playing with light is just a sneaky way of disguising the fact that I am STILL working on the English rib sweater – but hey, … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I’ve been an anemic blogger lately, though other parts of my writing life are hopping along nicely. Maybe sometime soon I’ll devote a blog post to all the projects I have going on in my real-world life. I am still … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I finished the back of my oatmeal sweater last weekend, and today I cast on for the front. I enjoyed making my brown English rib sweater over the summer (summers aren’t horrendously hot where I live, though this past one … Continue reading

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