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I live on a farm ... — lace shawl

Summer time and the living is easy

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That line from the old song is very appropriate for the summer we have been having on our old farm in Upstate New York. The weather has been amazing, the flower gardens have been resplendent, and the farms seem to be thriving. Of course there is always much work to be done, both inside and out, but even with the normal day-to-day chores of living that must be attended to and the inevitable difficulties and problems life poses on a daily basis, we have managed to enjoy the past couple of months as if we were partially on vacation and...

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Should I be having this much fun with yarn?

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Today it is close to 80 degrees with hazy blue skies and gusty winds; tomorrow it will go below freezing and we will have snow. This should be interesting. It is amazing to see how quickly things start growing with the least provocation ... show them one warmish day, sprinkle on a bit of rain and lovely green sprouts start peeking out all over the lawn. They are not likely to be discouraged by tomorrow's snowfall, spring is here to stay. This weekend I cast off my new lace shawl and wet blocked it. Now I am adding a bit...

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