Happy New Year and 2019 Goals

I like taking twice because it’s kind of cold and or thick like the Dreamer.

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Happy New Year!


Welcome back!  I hope you had a great New Year’s Eve and Day.

I decided to begin the year by doing my annual jump into the cold Pacific Northwest ocean.  This was my sixth-year plunging.  I just love the feeling of a fresh start each new year brings.  It doesn’t get any fresher than diving into cold water in even colder temperature. The ocean was about 46F and the air temperature was 38F (notice how warm the lady behind me looks).  It was a little bit warmer than two years ago when we had snow on the ground.

After my masochistic swim, I decided to make some goals for myself this year. When I was younger, I used to make somewhat long resolution lists and of course, never follow through with most of them.  Eventually, I gave up on the idea.

Last year, I tried just one…

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Free Pattern – Rosy Coffee Sleeve — Coffee Loves Yarn

I’ve always enjoyed using re-usable coffee sleeves, specially ones which are unique. I wanted to create something using one of my favorite stitches, the primrose stitch. It’s a bit lacy but dense enough to keep your drink warm and your hands safe from hot coffee. This lovely yet simple crocheted coffee sleeve […]

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