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Room Amenities

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

We have pretty much decided upon using Gilchrist & Soames for room amenities: soap, shampoo, body lotions, etc. Their packaging is impeccable and I love the products. Fortunately we were pointed in the direction of Gilchrist & Soames by my in-laws, and this week, we are about to place out first order. At this point […]


Monday, November 16th, 2009

Library Afghan Square The Penn Yan Library sponsors a knitting group on Thursdays. I’ve been attending now for a couple of months and it has been good in terms of keeping me on track and inspired with my knitting projects. A group knitting project has started, the creation of a sampler afghan. Most of us […]

Rain and More Rain

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Sampler Shawl It was rainy this weekend and that killed our plans for visiting a couple of local farms for “Alpaca Days.” I was particularly interested in one farm in nearby Branchport as there was mention of a small store where I can only assume (dream) of finding alpaca yarn for sale. Another time I […]

Campbell Brown

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Campbell Brown I finally finished the second bear, the “Catherine” pattern from Sandra Polley’s Teddy Bear book. Though I have named her “Campbell Brown” because Campbell Brown has had some admirable moments during political interviews lately. Llewellyn suggested the name “Havers” after Barbara Havers, Lynley’s offbeat assistant. But Havers just isn’t the lacy dress type, […]