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  1. Thread: The Daily Rave

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    Yesterday was momentous: not only was it the...

    Yesterday was momentous: not only was it the Winter Solstice and the Great Conjunction, it was the day K. and I officially said our vows on our front porch and did a live-streamed Facebook wedding so...
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    i had my wrist surgery (#4 in the 2 yr. scheme of...

    i had my wrist surgery (#4 in the 2 yr. scheme of things) yesterday (excuse my lack of capitolization and punctuation; i'm doing the hunt n peck method of typing with my left hand) and everything...
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    A little better today: 22 people in and actually...

    A little better today: 22 people in and actually made a whopping (not) $115. A normal Saturday this time of year would be $400-$700. It is what it is...

    I'm not worried about my job though, at...
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    Five hours in, I just had my first two customers....

    Five hours in, I just had my first two customers. And they bought a little metal sculpture, thank goodness.

    We have a website which is sorely out of date, but is not a shopping cart site. I do...
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    Crickets..........

    New Mexico non-essential retail was allowed to reopen this past Wednesday at 25% capacity. So far, no one came in on Wednesday at all, so I gave up at 3pm and went home. Yesterday no one came in...
  6. Thread: Too Much Time

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    Thanks ya'll for your suggestions and letting me...

    Thanks ya'll for your suggestions and letting me just vent. Many of the things I have done, like calling a bunch of people during the holiday weekend. I was able to finally finish my first sock...
  7. Thread: Too Much Time

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    Too Much Time

    The younger me would have laughed at the older me complaining about this. Today marks the third week of the gallery being closed due to Covid, and I am struggling to find things to keep me amused...
  8. Thread: Lockdown #2

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    Lockdown #2

    On Monday, Nov. 16th, New Mexico is under going its second Shelter-At-Home order. All non-essential retail must cease for two weeks to start with. I saw it coming a week ago; cases are exploding...
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    Update on Wrists & Hands: A Vent

    The saga never ends with me: I hurt my right wrist again when I went back to Michigan in early October to help my elderly mom get ready to move. I spent a week with her going through her drawers,...
  10. Thread: Knitting!

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    Well, I have gotten to the heel gusset and need...

    Well, I have gotten to the heel gusset and need to set aside time where I won't be interrupted, as it looks pretty complicated and you want o be able to do that section in one fell swoop (doing it...
  11. Thread: Knitting!

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    Knitting!

    After a year of knitting endless basic scarf-like things, shawls and simple hats (all learned from You-Tube), I'm finally starting to tackle SOCKS! I went to a real yarn store last week and spent...
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    May you find the answers needed at the teaching...

    May you find the answers needed at the teaching hospital. Ditto on the thoughts and prayers.
  13. Thread: Weight Loss

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    Starting on July 1, the nightly Netflix and ice...

    Starting on July 1, the nightly Netflix and ice cream habit adopted during the lockdown ended for me, and on September 1 after we got back from a mini-vacation to Colorado I quit a lot of carbs...
  14. Thread: Hi again!

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    Citrine, stop by the Weasel & Fitz Gallery...

    Citrine, stop by the Weasel & Fitz Gallery sometime, that's where you will find me!
  15. Thread: Hi again!

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    Howdy Neighbor, I live up the road in Madrid, NM!...

    Howdy Neighbor, I live up the road in Madrid, NM! Come and check out our little artist town if you haven't already!
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    My First New Mexico Garden!

    In June I wasn't having very high hopes for what I had planted because growing here is SO DIFFERENT than Michigan! We got some good soaking rains in July and things exploded!
    I planted the...
  17. Thread: Sad Situation

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    My sincerest condolences. I am glad she had such...

    My sincerest condolences. I am glad she had such fine people caring for her during her time of great need. Peace to all.
  18. Thread: August Purge

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    I've been on a bit of a de-cluttering kick...

    I've been on a bit of a de-cluttering kick lately, and making a little side money: on our locals FB page sold my old Thermarest camping pad the other day for $25, I just sold K's backpacking...
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    Covid fatigue has been hitting me this week; I...

    Covid fatigue has been hitting me this week; I think it is really due to the dog days of summer. It's too hot to do any real landscaping work, and I don't need to be making a ton of jewelry (I just...
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    We already got our two cords of wood for the...

    We already got our two cords of wood for the winter; same price as last year, and THEY STACK IT for us! Last year we bought two cords (not having any idea how much we would actually need) and it...
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    To Kay LR: I have been eating the "So Delicious"...

    To Kay LR: I have been eating the "So Delicious" cashew milk "ice cream" on a stick. It's 180 calories per bar. I like the fact that it is a definitive amount; no measuring, no guesstimating, no...
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    My weight has been creeping up ever since I moved...

    My weight has been creeping up ever since I moved to New Mexico. I am coming up on my moving anniversary; it will have been four years since I took the plunge and came out here. At first the weight...
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    Rumor has it from my real estate agent neighbor...

    Rumor has it from my real estate agent neighbor that her big, expensive properties around the Madrid, NM area are garnering a lot of interest from people wanting to escape California. They are going...
  24. Thread: Worst Dream

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    I had a dream about a tidal wave that engulfed my...

    I had a dream about a tidal wave that engulfed my elementary school. I was about 10 years old and I still remember it 50 years later!
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    I am going to open the gallery on Friday, June...

    I am going to open the gallery on Friday, June 5th. From the looks of it, it is still very slow during the weekdays but the weekends have brought people up. The restaurants are able to do outside...
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