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Happy Holidays

No matter what you celebrate, I hope you have (or had) a wonderful holiday, with plenty of food and loved ones, whether you celebrate with a theme, or just by having a lie-in. (Yes, the Christmas tree is black. And yes, that is the eye of Sauron on top, with a chain of gold rings.… Continue reading Happy Holidays

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The 12 Movies of Christmas

Last year I struggled to find good Holiday movies to watch in December. I found a few new ones in the process, and tracked down some old favorites. I realize that this is probably a pretty non-standard list. What movies are on yours? 1. Little Women (1949) The first third of this movie is all… Continue reading The 12 Movies of Christmas

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Wish List, Part 1: Knitters and Crafters

Every year I usually do short lists of gift ideas for knitters, for those looking for last minute ideas (last year's is here). This year, I though that I'd do something a little different, and list a few of the things that I'm hoping will be under the Christmas tree this year. Some of them… Continue reading Wish List, Part 1: Knitters and Crafters