A Deal is a Deal

Ken always liked a deal.  I also like a deal.  Within a couple weeks two places have offered yarn discounted at 50%!  That is a deal.  And I took advantage of it, and bought several skeins of Merino wool for projects.             When Ken was alive he held skeins so I could wind balls.  Now he is gone, and a friend showed me her basic swift and ball winder.    …

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Soup

I love soup.  Since Ken’s death I like making batches of soup.  I can heat up a bowl and return quickly to the task at hand.  Last Tuesday I made three batches: squash from a bland squash, cream of broccoli from some broccoli on the edge of freezer burn, and some chicken wild rice. Today it was lentil with onion, tomato, bell and hot pepper, carrots, and soup stock

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Wood Progress

During Wednesday’s sunny weather I sorted wood.  Friends had cut 40″ wood to shorter lengths that would fit in the cook stove.  It isn’t an even division, so I sort longer (but short enough to fit in cook stove) and stack.  I am on the second rick of that wood.          Short pieces go into bulb crates and come into the house for burning.            I filled not …

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