Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fun with Gofun

My friend Chico, the amazing artist and fabric designer, is also a highly skilled gift giver. When I saw her recently in Tokyo she gave me this very cool Japanese nail polish by Ueba Esou, a Kyoto manufacturer of paints … Continue reading

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doubleknit revolution

I have been a little preoccupied with doubleknit for about a year now for some reason. The preoccupation multiplied in September when we went to San Luis Obispo for our nephew’s wedding. We visited some friends down there, and I … Continue reading

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deedle’s new coat

Here in the Pacific Northwest raincoats are just part of the uniform. I know some people would never put a coat on a dog, but what dog would want to be wet? Definitely not Deedle. She is cold most of … Continue reading

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Just got back from Japan, and I am trying to hold onto the positive and motivating thoughts that a relaxing vacation can conjure up. This happens every year, but I always quickly fall back into ye olde rut. I suppose … Continue reading

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