Tangents and Digressions

books, thinky thoughts

a uniquely portable magic: on books and doors and gateways

Photo by Natalie Collins on Unsplash When I was little, I used to read everything I could get my hands on. I don’t remember a time when I didn’t read. I don’t remember when I started, but there are family stories of me coming up to my grandmother or aunt or uncle with a book in my hand and asking “what’s this word?” There are family stories of me reading things that were far too mature for my age. I didn’t care what I was reading, as long as I was  ...

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FO: Amy’s Scarf

What do I do when I’ve got a lot of work with a relaxed deadline and no desire to actually sit and work? I finish up old knitting projects, among other things. This one has been sitting in a box since October last year, waiting for the right time. Now, the middle of the summer might not exactly  ...

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