Author Archives: Cyndilou

About Cyndilou

Just a diva dilettante who sings, knits, crochets, dances, takes photos, and generally has a good time while she tries to figure out what she wants to be when she retires from her technogeek job.

Time to find a new blogging engine?

Just noticed that my two most recent blog posts are gone in the ether. One was posted in mid- to late-January, and the other was a couple days ago. The fact that they are AWOL is a little irritating. My … Continue reading

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Improving prayer habits

One of my unstated goals for 2012 was to improve my prayer habits – to make moreĀ  deliberate time and effort for prayer. This was building on a stated goal for the prior year, which was simply to talk with … Continue reading

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A New Year, already?

Time is relative. The older you get, the faster it seems to go. In a glance back through my Facebook posts, I see that not much has changed in the past twelve months. 2012 was not a banner year for … Continue reading

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Wrapping up NaBloPoMo

This morning I had an elegant idea for how to wrap up my month of daily blogs – but this evening my brain is fried and I can’t quite recall what I was going to say. Both the daily blog … Continue reading

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Cleaning the closets

Some people keep skeletons in their closet. Me, I keep yarn. Well, that and other crafting supplies – though they are all mostly contained in just the two closets in my office/studio. This weekend I’m selling some finished work at … Continue reading

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Listen to the music

Just about all types of music that exists can be “reimagined” by another artist, re-released with their own personal stamp on it. In many cases, it brings new depth to a piece, and the new version can be enjoyed as … Continue reading

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Languages

An interesting survey crossed my desk recently – it was for a friend’s class assignment, and the wording of several questions intrigued me. Part of it had to do with one’s consideration of language needs for deaf people versus non-English-speaking … Continue reading

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Blame it on Daddy

My father was an interesting man. Born just before the beginning of the Great Depression, and in the US military for over 20 years, he developed quite a wonderfully strange sense of humor – although he didn’t go in for … Continue reading

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Memories of a trip

One of the things I’d love to do is visit Germany around Christmas. Then again, I am really not a fan of snow and cold – while the ideas of visiting the markets, seeing the towns in their holiday finery, … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season, redux

The days after Thanksgiving mark the start of Christmas music on the radio and marathons of Christmas movies. I admit, I have a lot of favorites among those. However, I do wish we’d all keep the Reason for the Season … Continue reading

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