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Sep 20 2009

Heu heu heu!

Yesterday my mom and I took the train into the city to watch the Steuben Day Parade. (It’s named for Baron von Steuben, a German general who worked with Washington during the Revolutionary War, so they have adopted his name for the celebration of German heritage in the States.) We saw lots of stuff: It […]

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Aug 15 2009

Day at the Beach

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Literally! I was at a picnic today, where I dined on lots of shellfish: drank lots of delicious delicious pomegranate Mike’s, and waded in the water. This is the beach where I learned to swim back in the day, and I love every last rock and gigantic chunk of seaweed. There’s a little sand in […]

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Jul 28 2009

Slow Traveling

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I was on the road again this weekend; a short trip — I’m home already! I had to be down in Washington for a day so I took Amtrak down. So much preferable to planes. No crazy security lines, much more room to stretch out or to wander to get a cup of tea, and […]

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Jul 22 2009

Seeing the Sights

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I spent a week in Chicago, partly to attend the American Library Association’s Annual Conference and partly to play tourist. So, I decided, what could be more appropriate than knitting up my treasured Franklin’s Panopticon sock yarn, part of the Lorna’s Laces Color Commentary series. Franklin is one of my favorite knitbloggers (If you haven’t […]

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Jun 06 2009

Traveling Sock visits the Library of Congress

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I am back from a very long day trip down to Washington, DC, with the student group from my alma mater (and I am not at all used to calling school that yet!). We toured the Library of Congress, getting a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on and meeting several of the librarians and catalogers. […]

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