Make Something Monday – and I Cleaned Out a Bin!

Yesterday, I got a wild hair to rummage in my craft storage bins for some yarn that I bought waaaay back when I first started to knit.  I put it away, thinking I'd make a sleeveless sweater or something for the holidays. Only, I'd bought four skeins, which isn't enough for a sweater. And so it's languished in the bin for ~cof~ years ~cof~.  I also got some very difficult, fussy eyelash y...
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Why Letterforms? – Reflection on the A to Z Blog Challenge, Letterforms in Nature and the Built Environment

My theme for the A to Z Challenge here at Knoontime Knitting was "Letterforms In Nature and the Built Environment." Why Letterforms? I adore letters.  I have my whole life.  I started young as a calligrapher, and had a business at the age of thirteen where I did menus and certificates for local small businesses.  While art was not something that was encouraged when I went to college, it's al...
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The Fork In the Tree and the Path Less Traveled By

I think, by this point in my walk, the couple about twenty feet behind me were convinced I was bonkers.  I kept stopping, after all, to stare into the hedgerows or up at trees.  I even back-tracked to get the correct angle to snap this lovely letter "Y" for you. And in case the title sounds vaguely familiar but isn't quite coming to mind, it's from this snippet: The Road Not Taken by Robe...
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X Marks the Spot – Even If It’s Tardy!

I almost have my groove back!  It's at about 65%.  I felt good enough to go to the gym yesterday and walk two miles, even if I did come home and pass out.  Then today I met with my kick-ass trainer, and he kicked my ass. Sorta what I pay him for, but still.  My iz poopded! BUT...  I wouldn't leave you hanging, Dear Reader!  I got my last three alphabet photos on the way to the gym!  Abov...
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Quotidian

Okay, I agree, this is a stretch, but do you have any idea how hard it is to find branches that grow downward? The plant with the large spatulate leaves is a rubber plant, which is where we got "chicle" from, or natural gum. My theme here at my Knoontime Knitting craft blog is Letterforms In Nature and the Built Environment.   Thank you for joining me for the A-Z Blog Chal...
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O Say, Can You See?

I love the way the light hit the tree in this one, and I lucked out that it also fit my theme. My theme here at my Knoontime Knitting craft blog is Letterforms In Nature and the Built Environment.   Thank you for joining me for the A-Z Blog Challenge.  If you’re blogging in the challenge, please leave me a link so I can come visit you too.  If you have a moment, please check ...
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Noony!

And this was also on my bus route the other morning, on the other end at the terminus for the route. The little spiky things are pigeon deterrents. Remember, no post tomorrow for Sunday; we resume on Monday with the Letter O! My theme here at my Knoontime Knitting craft blog is Letterforms In Nature and the Built Environment.   Thank you for joining me for the A-Z Blog ...
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Paint the Fence!

"Paint the fence!"  "Wax on!"  "Wax off!" Thank you Karate Kid. And today's letter is...  M!  Ironically, this is the fence by which I stand every time I wait for the northbound bus near my house.  M's all over the place! My theme here at my Knoontime Knitting craft blog is Letterforms In Nature and the Built Environment.   Thank you for joining me for the A-Z Blog Chal...
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Too Literal

Tilt your head to the left when you look at it, and you will see... The Letter L! This is fun.  I wandered out today and got some pictures of the built environment for M, N, and P.  Stay tuned! My theme here at my Knoontime Knitting craft blog is Letterforms In Nature and the Built Environment.   Thank you for joining me for the A-Z Blog Challenge.  If you’re blogging in t...
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Konlabos. With a K.

(Any Rundown [the movie with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson] out there?) "K" was a tricky one.  I took three shots in total, but this is my favorite of them and therefore my image for today's letter. My theme here at my Knoontime Knitting craft blog is Letterforms In Nature and the Built Environment.   Thank you for joining me for the A-Z Blog Challenge.  If you’re blogging in ...
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