O Chicago! Wunnerful Chicago!

O Chicago! Wunnerful Chicago! - 1

Dear Kay, Reeeeeeeeeeally sorry you weren’t in Chicago, because frankly–and I don’t mean to rub it in or otherwise make you feel like you missed something special, which it was, and you already knew this–it was a ton of fun. Here are the few photos I managed to take with my cell phone, due to the Anncam’s tragic orthopedic problem. (I just figured out this morning that it works if I poke the lens back in, like a...

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Spanning the Globe: Shea Stadium

Spanning the Globe:  Shea Stadium - 1

Dear Ann, First, a bit of housekeeping. Your house: not functioning because they have shut off the power in your neighborhood today. My house: functioning at subpar because the Hubby di tutti hubbisti is laid up in the hospital with a non-threatening but nevertheless annoying issue. I’m happy to say that he’s A-OK, and we are working through any interspousal issues ensuing from (a) the fact that he had Emergency Management...

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The City Beautiful

The City Beautiful - 1

Hey everybody, Just a note to let people of the Midwest know that Ann and I, with the help of our co-conspirator Bonne Marie, have cooked up a late-breaking plan to go to Chicago the first weekend in October. On Friday, October 3, we will be helping Loopy Yarns celebrate the grand opening of its grand new location. They’ll have our new book in plentiful supply, and we will sign them and hang out and provide whatever entertainment we...

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From Sea to Shining Sea: Road Trip!

From Sea to Shining Sea: Road Trip! - 1

Dear Kay, Get packing. We just got our marching orders for our book-related travels this fall. Check it out: LEXINGTON, KY, Friday, October 10 7:00pm, fabulous Joseph-Beth Booksellers NASHVILLE, TN, Saturday, October 11 3:00pm, the amazing Southern Festival of Books ST. PAUL, MN, Sunday, October 12 1:00pm, William Mitchell College of Law Auditorium with the insanely fabulous Yarnery PORTLAND, OR, Monday, October 13 7:30pm, giant and fiercely...

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Southampton Show And Tell

Southampton Show And Tell - 1

Dear Ann, Yoda and Obi-Wan, Saucepots et al., Belatedly, I have some photos to share from the knitting party at the Southampton Historical Society that was so kindly organized by the Rogers Memorial Library. I hope it was the “Second Annual” such gathering. I love meeting the local knitters and knitting-curious, and love the opportunity to yak about my knitting hot pash du jour. (This time I carried on about The Knitted Blanket...

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