Monthly Archives: October 2014

100 Days of Spinning – Day 5

Hooray for daily practice. I KNEW I needed to commit to that. Today I was able to relax more and focus on the “me” side of the pinch, if you will. I understand now how that’s the way to get … Continue reading

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100 Days of Spinning – Day 4

I demonstrated to myself today that a day without actually spinning is a bad idea. Yesterday I plied yarn instead of spinning, and today I paid the price. I completely lost the rhythm of the process, and today it took … Continue reading

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100 Days of Spinning – Day 3

Today I plied the skeins from day 1 and day 2 together. This process uses the spinning wheel differently than spinning the wool in the first place, and has its own lessons. Especially in the close up, you can see … Continue reading

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100 Days of Spinning – Day 2

Today I spun another ounce after I got home from work. I’m getting faster, which is great. I also did a better job of keeping the size consistent. Here’s a picture. Until tomorrow.

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Real Food Monday – Black Bean Hummus

I took today off from work as I was out of town last weekend, and I just wanted that extra day to get settled back and ready for my week. So today I did all the main cooking for my … Continue reading

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100 Days of Spinning – Day 1

Those of you who know me probably think this is going to be about exercise. But no, I am learning a new skill – using a spinning wheel, turning fiber into yarn. Like pretty much everything in life, practice is … Continue reading

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Real Food Sunday – Even When I Don’t Wanna

Sometimes, like today, it just seems like too much. We were out late both Friday and Saturday nights, and even with a nap on Saturday afternoon I slept in until almost 10:00 this morning. I was moving slow all day. … Continue reading

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