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Friday, March 04, 2005


First, I want to say Happy Birthday to Chicago. Yes, this second city is 168 today. And it even survived a cow and a lantern...

Second, the person, or rather the person whose magazine inspired me to learn to knit is out of prision today--Martha Stewart. I learned from an article in one of the Living issues several years back. I have to give her kudos for that.

It's a busy day with all this celebration!!

Speaking of celebrations, how cool is it when your non-knitting friends buy you knitting stuff for your birthday? A really good friend of mine since 5th grade(!) and his girlfriend spent sometime at the bookstore picking out knitting books for me. How awesome! The books I received are:

Well, I do already have two of the books they gave me, so I just acted surprised and happy. The book I got in exchange for SnB and Knitted Toys (plus a store credit):

Here is the book I was allowed to purchase when Jeremy and I went to the bookstore (he got some books too, so it was only fair):

Wow!! Guess I better get knitting so I can use these books!!


Blogger Heather said...

I love knitting books! They are the best gifts!

you got some really good ones too!

8:26 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

Hope you had a great birthday! It's nice when your friends take the time to get you gifts that you'll really like.

10:47 AM  
Anonymous Laura said...

Sounds like a great birthday and great friends. What more can you ask for? YARN YARN YARN. No wait, that's what I want for my

11:41 AM  
Blogger mayflwr said...

oh wow! you got hooked up!!!

10:12 PM  

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