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|TRIAL TROUBLE Another place where truth is stranger than fiction is at a court |
trial. Anyone can sit on a jury, but it takes a lawyer to sit on a witness. TRIANGLE
... -Kin Hubbard Some women like to sit down with trouble as if it were knitting.
|She tells me some of the history of knitting, and we discuss Madame Defarge, |
naturally. “It would be easier for the ... “Women like to sit down with trouble—as if
it were knitting,” the novelist Ellen Glasgow wrote. That's what my mother, her ...
|Tiny white lights hung in each window, like bright stars. Mary could clearly see |
the women inside, sitting in a circle, needles in hand. She considered driving
away, going home to Dylan, who would be in bed already watching the news, as
if he might hear something that would change everything. Sighing ... “Find a spot
and sit down,” Alice said. “Beth brought some real nice lemon cake. ... The
women—there were five, plus Alice and Mary—all stopped knitting to admire her
|A Knitter's Stash of Wit and Wisdom Voyageur Press Kari Cornell. into this new |
role ... Weeks pass like years. Then one ... If you show up to help, they will teach
you how to knit. I read the article over and over, still having trouble focusing. ...
When I arrive, there are about thirty women present, and I sit down with them and
listen to a woman named Amy explain how she got started with this project. ...
She holds up some completed bears and the women around me ooh and aah
|Jane doesn't worry like you do and she's his wife. ... If we didn't talk about Mr. |
Lincoln and General Lee and the war, we'd sit as silent as church mice. MRS.
MULLINS. If General Washington were back in the White House, there wouldn't
be all this new-fangled balderdash. ... She picks up some unfinished knitting
which she has left lying in the seat, eases herself down into the chair, starts
knitting and ...
|Some may be beyond your reach, but you don't have to give up on the dream. ... If |
I set only easy ones that I could complete in the first half of a given year, what
would I do for the last half? ... much like what we use in knitting. I know there are
knitters out there who can sit down without a pattern and create beautiful
garments, but for me, ... I know many women—and men, too— who will start a
knitting project with a pattern and then use their own creativity to make that
pattern their own.
|were cream colored, and the room's cozy look was completed by the knitting left |
on the seat of an upholstered chair and a ... Omernic knew the cat was a female
because she was three colors: mostly white with gray and red-tan blotches down
... Omernic liked collecting esoteric little facts like that. ... “Can I get you some
coffee? ... “No, thank you,” he said, sitting down, his cop antennae vibrating
|While we, the women, and some older men sit, waiting, many of the young men |
crowd around a card table placed smack in the ... The players, who are sitting
down, rotate with those standing, with no break in the playing. ... Eseline's house
seems to be the center hub, with paths like spokes leading off to other family
|wrote in his poem 'Work': Who first invented work and bound the free And holiday |
rejoicing spirit down? ... According tothis, if, for instance,aman wasa glover,
hiswork wasclearly defined, andwhatever else had tobedone to ... supervising the
apprentices, seeing theorders werefulfilled; oreven by some employment, like
taking in washing,she ... 4 Even when sitting down, women spun, knitted orsewed
. ... Daughters understudied wives, helping their mothers, or were sent out to
|Debbie comes out of a tradition where knitting was women's work and doesn't |
resist that label. She calls ... Or I would always have to knit something that's
making a statement — I couldn't just sit down and knit a pair of socks, even if I felt