Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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Monthly Archives: January 2010

not a stranger

i hate to admit it, but i’m fairly certain that i’m not always the greatest friend. having an autistic spectrum disorder means that on any given day, i can be any or all of the following – self-absorbed, abrupt, inadvertently rude, awkward, selfish, unsympathetic, and socially unaware. & knowing this, i’m more than amazed to […]

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status report

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i don’t know how everybody makes it through the daily drillpaint their nails, walk the dog, pay every bill(dar williams, “buzzer”) sorry about the small blog silence (and thank you to everyone who was concerned!). i’m pretty much ok – just really tired from working my way into the new habits of Being Alone. when […]

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(heart) warming

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(month 01, week 02, photo 02) a friend who comes to meet you for a night of knitting, because she knows you’re lonely, even though she has a broken wrist…it warms you up inside.

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my own devices

i’ll admit, i’m not too great at managing on my own. when i’m left to my own devices, here’s what happens: i eat rubbish junk food (i can’t cook to save my life), i watch far too much bad tv, and i tend to avoid social contact in favour of talking to the dog. none […]

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staying warm

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cold snap? what cold snap??month 01, week 01, photo 05

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snow day

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sunlight on snowfall softly blanketing rich browns & warm reds

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project 260

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a while ago, i tried to do project 365. and although i mostly enjoyed it, i didn’t end up making it through the whole year. i often forgot to bring my camera with me throughout the day’s events, and would then find myself scrambling for that day’s photo last thing at night, just so i […]

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new year, new yarn

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happy 2010 (i can’t believe it)!! a new year means different things to different people, and to me, it can only mean one thing – new yarn. 2009 was the year of homecoming (and the now-ended homecoming collection, inspired by all things scottish) – but now that homecoming is over, it’s time for a new […]

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