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Budd-ing Out

Last weekend I took the opportunity to go to a knitting retreat featuring Ann Budd and Jennifer Miller in Off the Needles first retreat.  It’s not often that we get well known knitting teachers like these in Billings so I knew if I didn’t go, I’d regret it.  So I learned to steek, sew in

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Class Acts

Spinning…it’s been my art venue of choice lately.  Maybe it’s the ease of not having to count rows, the soothing feel of fiber slipping through my fingers or the supportive guild.  I have five spinning wheels at my house right now, one is a “foster wheel” that I’m holding for someone until they can get

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Today I am surrounded by boxes and the detritus of seven months living in an apartment.  We start moving into the house on the high plains this weekend.  When I woke up this morning, to the sound of feet tromping overhead, it made me happy – happy that next week, I won’t hear that anymore.

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Big Bold Sky

  Today, my husband and I did something brave and bold.  We signed a rental lease on a house.  What makes this brave is that it’s about 45 minutes away from ANY type of store including gas, grocery and the like.  We’ve never lived like this, but we’ve wanted to.  The house is from the

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Merry Christmas!

This afternoon my husband and I went to a Christmas Eve service, our first one in Montana.  About halfway through, a few young children who were sitting behind us started to get restless.  They whispered loudly.  They talked loudly.  The kept bumping the back of my chair as they ran between parents.  They rustled papers

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