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About pacalaga

Wife, mother, cat-tolerator, dog-lover. Knitter, quilter, occasional spinner, random weaver. Reader, writer, eater, runner. Other assorted roles as necessary.

An attempt to corral my projects.

(Much laughing ensues.) Current activities: Crocheted blanket. Needs borders and a wash. Deadline Dec 1 to mail to my lovely baby grand-niece before xmas. All The Shades of Truth (which is truly the most gag-worthy name for an utterly beautiful … Continue reading

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Sock yarn

Dyed and spun by me.

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Dyeing Crocheting Knitting Spinning

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Adapt or die

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. Whenever you enter into it take with you your all. Take the plough and the forge and the mallet and the lute, The things you have fashioned in necessity or for … Continue reading

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I’m supposed to protect my magic. But I want to godzilla the world. The kind of woman about whom, when her feet hit the floor in the morning, the devil says Oh shit, she’s awake! Quiet, serene. Mrs. Hempstock. Someone … Continue reading

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Tomorrow my demons will cower at my feet But tonight they lie beside me, intimate, close whispering in my ear.

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Almost through.

Not with treatments, though I’m approaching the tail end of those too. No, I’m almost through with summer. October is when it finally gets beautiful (mostly) here in AZ. It’s still hot during the day (approached 100 this weekend) but … Continue reading

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Oops, forgot a title again.

“…I asked if she had any regrets or unresolved issues she needed us to help with and she told me she didn’t. ‘I had fun. We laughed so much.’” -The Bloggess Imagine getting to the end of your life and … Continue reading

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A mental shift

So, last post I mentioned some garbage going on in my life. Some soul-searching has been happening as result of the garbage – the garbage doesn’t deserve any mention beyond this, but the soul-searching surely does. If this sounds all … Continue reading

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And woodja lookit that?

It’s three months later. Man, you blink ’round these parts… Anyway, I have nothing to tell. It’s blasted hot and I’m busy as a busy thing. Boys are back in school, and this year Smacky joins the ranks of the … Continue reading

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