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Cloudy Skies

I was given this pattern as a gift from Voie de Vie many moons ago, but I never actually stopped to try and make the pattern. I thought it was pretty, but at the time, I think motifs scared me. Obviously, I’ve come a long way from then and have been particularly aggressive when it comes to sharpening my crochet skills, so when I was flipping through patterns to make and try to use up…

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Earth Day 2019

Are you familiar with Earth Day? Earth day is celebrated on April 22 and was originally founded in 1970 in the United States. Worldwide, it is usually recognized during the vernal equinox. In the United States, it was promoted through grassroots organizations and was used as a way to promote environmental awareness among communities when it first started.  Today, its recognized globally and sometimes the entire week is used to celebrate Earth Day. At work,…

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March Review, April Showers

March felt like an up and down month for me with good days and bad days that felt dependent on the day of the week (and even, maybe, how the weather was outside). Spring teased us for most of the month, with the snow finally starting to melt and go away by the end of it. So let’s review March, what went good? 1. The sweetheart and I made some changes around the house and advanced…

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Stormwater and Runoff

Stormwater is the result of precipitation events that gather in our ditches, drainages, and other systems to eventually flow to a water body source such as a pond, a detention basin, or a creek or river. Water is an easy way to move something from one location to another location if its not stationary or permanent in nature. I bring this up because where I live we are heading into breakup season, with the snow…

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