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  • Theresa Stevens
    Jan 12, 2007
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      I wasn't there Wednesday. But Donna has come out twice, so I bet
      she'll be there again. I don't think she's on our email loop yet,
      though.

      I love abebooks!
      Theresa

      --- donnellyja@... wrote:

      > Hey, Theresa- was Donna (I think I'm remembering right) there
      > Wednesday? I went online after I got home last Wednesday and found
      > her It's a Wonderful Life book in five minutes- abebooks.com has it
      > for $20! I figured you might go search it out for her too. I love
      > book hunting- used to be a bookseller.
      >
      > Anyway, I hope to make it next week, if not I will post the
      > information here and you can pass it on to her.
      >
      > --
      > Jen Donnelly
      >
      > -------------- Original message --------------
      > From: Theresa Stevens <tstevens_pers@...>
      > OMG, you're killing me. Seriously. Killing. Me.
      >
      > This sounds like a fantastic time, but I will be attending a first
      > birthday party in Elgin. And yes, I checked the map and realized
      > that
      > both Elgin and this shop are on the same route. And yes, I had that
      > crazy-fun idea that maybe I could do both. But I really shouldn't.
      > Really. I mean it. Or I should mean it.
      >
      > The party, btw, is for the daughter of the cousin who got the
      > knitted
      > hat and scarf for Christmas. I really can't miss the party, no
      > matter
      > how much my fiber-hoarding instincts go into overdrive at the
      > thought
      > of a field trip. Plus it's still January. I have to be able to go a
      > month without enlarging my stash. One measly month!
      >
      > Which brings me to a boast. I was in Naperville Wednesday. Yes, of
      > course I went to Kool Knits. Of course I did! But it was only to
      > see
      > if they had any more of that purple Torino -- I somehow shorted
      > myself when we were there last month. I don't think it counts as
      > stash enhancement if you're just buying enough to fill in a gap
      > like
      > that. (Right? Especially considering that they're going out of
      > business and dye lots may vary and a thousand other
      > rationalizations?)
      >
      > Anyway. I did buy some purple Torino, but (get this) that was all.
      > I
      > wandered around the store for a while, fondling and sighing and
      > fighting with myself, but in the end, I only bought enough Torino
      > to
      > go along with what I already had. Yay me?
      >
      > Now, if you want to put off your field trip until February....<g>
      >
      > Theresa,
      > starting the front of the cabled vest tonight :D
      >
      > --- Kris <mommy_of_mac@...> wrote:
      >
      > > If anyone is interested in going on a fiber adventure on
      > Saturday,
      > > please speak up. Check
      > > out this place at <http://www.thefoldatmc.net/> it's called The
      > > Fold and a blogger
      > > suggested I check them out for drop spindles. Well, the babies
      > are
      > > off to Grandma's and
      > > driving out...yikes...82 miles, to get me a spindle. I've never
      > > even heard of Marengo, IL but
      > > I'm sure they'll have what I want:)
      > >
      > > Anyone free Saturday afternoon?
      > >
      > > Kris
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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