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Well, it's more like listening to television! I look up now and then. When we're watching films downstairs, I work on a scrap afghan using a stitch pattern that calls for working into spaces rather than into stitches, so I can crochet in the dark!

Here's the afghan I'm working on (it's a kit from Herrschner's). I liked the combination of squares and ripples, and I couldn't resist the pattern name! It's a bit of a pain because there are so many color changes---there are dozens of tails to weave in.
Wow, that is beautiful!! Love the colors & pattern!
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I bought some ergonomical crochet hooks and might test them out tonight if I am not too tired. I bought three little crochet booklets, one including a pattern for a hat similar to Snowflake's Pippi Longstocking one, but I am not ready to tackle it yet until I get my "pile of stuff" more organized. I am not sure when that will be completed, but it has to be soon!!! Which project are you working on?
Sounds cool! What color or pattern are you making?
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Odd? I'll tell you odd: I didn't even get my license until I was 24 because of my fears!!! But I will admit that I can drive anywhere and not be afraid now. Unless, of course, I am driving a VW Bug on a dark country road, with the wind blowing just a little, and I run out of gas, and Jason is on the loose, and I open my door and leave it open and leave my headlights on, and the battery goes dead!!! And what else...oh, yeah, some creepy, scary music starts playing....
Hahaha!! You had me cracking up!!
Boo to hockey masks & the woods!!
Cargo vans also creepy!

Today I thought, oh no! I hope I don't break down on the country roads...
I watch too many true crime shows...
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Originally Posted by Seawaters View Post
Odd? I'll tell you odd: I didn't even get my license until I was 24 because of my fears!!! But I will admit that I can drive anywhere and not be afraid now. Unless, of course, I am driving a VW Bug on a dark country road, with the wind blowing just a little, and I run out of gas, and Jason is on the loose, and I open my door and leave it open and leave my headlights on, and the battery goes dead!!! And what else...oh, yeah, some creepy, scary music starts playing....

You should be in my creative writing class !!! I didn't get my license until I was 30......
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Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
Hahaha!! You had me cracking up!!
Boo to hockey masks & the woods!!
Cargo vans also creepy!

Today I thought, oh no! I hope I don't break down on the country roads...
I watch too many true crime shows...

Yes cargo vans are creepy !! Have you ever seen Silence of The Lambs, Snowflake ?? Wow !! Talk about creepy......


AAAAAAAAAARRRRGGGG !!!
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Good afternoon, MMC!!

How are you guys doing?

I had a fabulous little road trip to see my sister & niece. We had fun browsing around, and then had a delicious lunch. Then, Aly & I played in the kids area there. Here's a pic of us playing school:

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I made a few stops on the way home. There's a beautiful church in Independence, so I stopped for a few photos. Here's one of them..

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...And then I stopped at this wonderful little shop in Eleva, called Family Farms Market. They make their own cheese, wine, chocolates, etc. & have locally produced meats & fish too. They also have a beautiful gift shop & restaurant. It's awesome, and I will go back... Often!

Here's a pic of the outside:
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...and this sweetie greeted me...loved him!!
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And this is the restaurant part, so cozy!
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And last but not least, a trip to one of the few remaining covered bridges in Wisconsin. It's also in Eleva =]

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It still has a wreath & Christmas lights on it! Made me happy!
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Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
Good afternoon, MMC!!

How are you guys doing?

I had a fabulous little road trip to see my sister & niece. We had fun browsing around, and then had a delicious lunch. Then, Aly & I played in the kids area there. Here's a pic of us playing school:

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I made a few stops on the way home. There's a beautiful church in Independence, so I stopped for a few photos. Here's one of them..

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Your niece is adorable andt that church is gorgeous !! xo
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Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
...And then I stopped at this wonderful little shop in Eleva, called Family Farms Market. They make their own cheese, wine, chocolates, etc. & have locally produced meats & fish too. They also have a beautiful gift shop & restaurant. It's awesome, and I will go back... Often!

Here's a pic of the outside:
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...and this sweetie greeted me...loved him!!
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And this is the restaurant part, so cozy!
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Awwww...that baby is so precious and the restaurant is so inviting !! xo
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