Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another. 


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Donating Knitting

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I was knitting winter items for evacuees and others affected by Sandy. I finished one scarf, only to have trouble finding somewhere to donate it. It seems that cleaning supplies, diapers, etc. were more in need at the time.   For those who are interested in knitting for […]

November 26, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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A Different Kind of Anniversary

Yesterday was a very special day: my parents’ fortieth anniversary. It was also a much less important, almost ridiculous anniversary: the anniversary of my learning to knit.   If you’ve read for any length of time (or you’ve been to our home and sat in a certain chair), you know that I have developed something […]

October 23, 2012

Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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But How Young? Really?

Tuesday night, John and I sat down to watch the presidential debate. He was about to turn on the television, when I said the following:   “Wait! I need to grab the heating pad and my knitting!”   Seriously.   I then broke into laughter, realizing that I probably shouldn’t be putting those two things […]

October 18, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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