Author Archives: MrsDOF

About MrsDOF

A gal with a kind heart. Married to a nice guy. Empty Nest. Part-time flexible job in the public school system. Loves to work with yarn.

Baby Blankie finished this week

Most Thursdays, while getting ready for my Needlework Group, I go to CARL’s Ice Cream for a frozen Vanilla Latte to go. For weeks and weeks, my order was done by a gal who had just the right touch, proper … Continue reading

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Outside my Window–First Snowy Day

When I opened the window, Oscar, of course, jumped up to sniff the air. Would he stay still long enough to be in the shot? NO Still, I love the view when I turn my chair to look out there … Continue reading

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Where the Dollar (Coin) makes a difference

Some of my Holiday Gift loot went to the purchase of a roll of Presidential Dollar Coins. After reading an article in the Chicago Tribune about how the government is going to cut back the production of the coins, I … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2012

Found this image on a Free Wallpaper site, and it expresses my sentiments exactly

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Second Grade. Underwear. Bells.

One day during the last week of school before this Winter Break, I was a TA Sub in a Second Grade classroom. My assignment for part of the morning was with a Math Group, with the Resource teacher doing the … Continue reading

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Latest Little Yarn Things

Everyone keeps asking if I am ready for the Holidays. I am not. But I have been helping many OTHER folks to find some cheer. Already helped decorate 3 trees in various classrooms settings. This morning, snapped a picture of … Continue reading

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What I’ve been doing

These stocking ornaments take only about 20 minutes for me to crochet, especially after I changed to an ETIMO crochet hook with a comfortable grip handle. A great way to use bits of 4-ply acrylic yarn. I didn’t like the … Continue reading

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Latest crafty items

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Cat. Yarn. Typical story of the day

It’s a lovely morning outside, even if the porch thermometer said 27°F when I looked at it almost dawn. There were 2 jobs on SubFinder for this fine Wednesday, but I turned them away to be able to stay home … Continue reading

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Oh, yeah, I remember this place

Husband says I need to write something for my blog. Finding myself with an open evening, I’m wondering what I should write about. The only pictures on my camera chip are of Scratchy in a small box, and I already … Continue reading

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