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my name is monica but now i'm better known as nana. i have recurring dreams about faraway places and wild animals running free. i love to create with paper, food and yarn and i love to share snippets of my life.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

March 21 is Knit For Peace Day




Excerpt from Randy's blog:

"On March 21 every stitch that I knit will be dedicated to peace. I would like to invite everyone who knits to join me on that day"
Knit for a good cause
Here's a list of groups who knit to keep strangers warm. Send info about your project to knitforpeace@yahoo.com
Afghans for Afghans
In war, hardship doesn't care whether you're a soldier or a civilian.
CompassionKnit
Community-based project providing knitted things to homeless people.
Project Linus
Provides security blankets to children going through hard times.
The Hat Box
One Girl Scout's project, providing hats to children with cancer.

I have been a knitting fool lately. I have socks on my needles right now and today I knit a prayer shawl for myself to use to help achieve a peaceful environment during labour.
I've knit a baby blanket, booties and little bonnet for the new baby plus a sweater for myself.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Introducing Baby Ossie!

I am so pleased to announce that we have a brand new grandson. He is named after his paternal great grandfather, James Oswald "Ossie" Lipscombe and the new baby's name is Ossie Richard (my dh) Roderick(his paternal grandpa).
I was blessed to be my daughter's doula again and I couldn't be more thrilled. He weighed 8-1 and measured 21.5 inches.
So cute!
Big brother is so proud!

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

AskSamHarris.com #54 Concerts, Oscars, Adam Lambert, Doggy Stuff, Smile

At 3:34 of this video from the entertainer Sam Harris he answers my question! How fun!
Check it out!

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Scrapbooking at Monica Place - 21th episode

On this video I will take an empty cookie tin and create a gift card set...A Tin of Ten!

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