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Making amends and freaking out

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Yesterday there was a prediction for snow here in the evening, and my husband and I planned to make a trip to see his mother, an hour from the farm. I knew we would be cold and hungry when we got back home, so I put on a pot of lentil soup in the slow cooker and baked a batch of petite corn loaves early in the day. I recently bought an adorable "petite" loaf pan (I think I might have mentioned it last week) but had not tried it out. My father is probably the world's biggest corn bread...

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Single orange male seeks SOF

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Hi, I'm Jack06 ... a simple country pumpkin, little rough around the edges. Lookin' fer a squash with just the right seeds to complete me. I love spendin' dark stormy candlelit evenings in October on the porch and hope to find someone special to share my perch with ... tonight I hope, I hope, I hope. If you are lookin' fer warm 'n glowin' pumpkin luv, roll on by ... I'll be waitin' til midnight. Favorite Song: Light My Fire, by the Doors. Boo. Happy Halloween

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How I met my husband

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Before I get into that story, for the knitters who read my blog I posted the instructions for Stage 2 of the Lavender Hat this morning. I am entirely pleased with my hat design, it came out just as I pictured it in my mind. Stage 2 directions are on the same page as Stage 1 and further down. Enjoy! I believe it is a bit of a miracle not only that my husband and I met, but also that we are married. The truth is, I am certain there were a series of little miracles over a period of...

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OXOX Cable and Latticed Spindles

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I have been awake since four this morning. My husband gets up every morning at four o'clock and gets to work by five. He works ten hours and gets home by three fifteen in the afternoon. I try to get all of my work completed by the time he gets home so we may spend the late afternoon and evening doing whatever we choose, together. Often "whatever we choose" is a responsibility of some kind such as mowing the lawn (a three-hour task), driving to another small town about an hour away to see his mother where she stays at...

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