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Knitting all the things

I have been knitting. In fact, the length of time that has been my absence is the time I have been trying to teach myself how to knit. Still here, just knitting…

All the King’s horses

Back in November when I was home, I asked someone why she wasn’t supporting Hilary Clinton, and was told, quite vehemently, that Hilary Clinton was a thief. I was actually taken aback at the level of hatred and distrust people had for HC, but even more than that…

Starting now

There is no more safe. The emergence of the banal belligerence of Trump et al strikes my heart with terror. We will not be silenced.   I originally wrote this draft on the 24th of January 2017. It is now only the 4th of February and the continual idiotic statements…

How can we break the chain?

In the words of Martin Luther King Jr whose birthday we remember today “To retaliate in kind would do nothing but intensify the existence of hate in the universe. Along the way of life, someone must have sense enough, and morality enough, to cut off the chain of hate…

Obsessed

I have been obsessed with crochet lately. Dreaming of it. Resenting my work because I want to sit and crochet all day. Trying to stay away from the computer and the endless downloading of crochet patterns. Browsing through bookstores for crochet books. Fighting with old ladies over crochet pattern books…

Let’s see

If this works. Xo Esmereldainoz…

Seriously America, WTF?

“We live in a world where we have to hide to make love, while violence is practiced in broad daylight.” John Lennon Sandy Hook, where innocent babies were slaughtered as they sat in a place where they should be safe. I thought things would change. Orlando, where mothers…

+60

The monumental birthday has been celebrated. I debate the usefulness of this blog.  I also debate the usefulness of Facebook, but am loathe to fully depart from it. This photo has absolutely nothing to do with the post, but I like it. . No one posts a real status…

Paris

It was fucking awesome.&#0160…

Don’t Panic

I am typing this whilst listening to the frantic pounding of the keyboard and the rattle of the mint tin as The Husband frantically consults with Prof Google trying to find a solution to the non-working coffee machine.  This is afterI had suggested that he shut the machine…