Carolyn knits

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My Week in Pictures – Week 50

Another 5K this week! This time it’s the Hot Chocolate Run, which is my favorite. I choose to do the fun run this year, which was the right choice, versus the walk (which I did last year) or the competitive run (ha!). Here we are, waiting for the race to start.

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High spirited band

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Chasing a Girl Scout cookie!

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By the time I was coming to the finish line, the competitive run had started. It was fun running against them for a bit.

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My reward!

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Bex and JMysz do a wonderful job DJing and MCing in the freezing cold!

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Later that day, Dave and I went to get our tree. Sadly, we had to miss our annual tree outing with Tracey and Nas due to a scheduling conflict.

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I love that Lilo greets me when I make my coffee at work in the morning!

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Onion rings for dayyysssssss!

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Getting a head start on wrapping presents!

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I couldn’t resist the woodland creatures, of course.


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My Week in Pictures – Week 49

With Thanksgiving so late last year, the holidays were in full swing so quickly! I had an event at the Springfield Office, so I visited Kim and we visited the rotunda Christmas tree.

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We were excited!

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There was also a massive gingerbread house in the cafeteria.

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Leaving work at dusk

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The Christmas tree at my worksite isn’t as impressive, but it did include giant polar bears.

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The other highlight of this week? Getting my pretty Thanksgiving sale yarn!

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Hi, pretties!


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My Week in Pictures – Week 48

Gosh, I’m still not into December? This is slow going! Remind me the next time I fall so far behind. :)

Doing my part of the sun-porch reno by painting the ceiling. Here’s the before:

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And the during! That’s just a blue clear cup, the paint is a more neutral white/off-white. And no after pictures yet, I still have another coat to do once it warms up.

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I couldn’t resist a warm cider donut at the famers’ market.

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Thanks Lynette for the bright pink coat! I love it!

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Oh fall. I would *kill* for 57 degrees right about now!

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Oh, this snowfall seems so quaint and pretty now that we’re into February and have multiple feet on the ground.

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I ran a 5K Thanksgiving morning! It was a slog (see snow above) but totally worth it.

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In a race first, I was dead last, for almost the entire race. It was fun having a police escort!

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We spent our Thanksgiving day at Dave’s aunt’s house, and it was super low-key. A small group with lots of food and board games.

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Tetris, anyone?

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Five desserts for five people. I approve.

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I told Angelica she was my spirit animal for having three pieces of pie.

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Breakfast of champions!

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Pub crawl – with random bag of candy! That’s how you do it.

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Thanksgiving number 2!

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Again, super low key…

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And more dessert!

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Now I really want some pie.


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My Week in Pictures – Week 47

Exciting week! I went on a client visit for work. Don’t worry, I’ll spare you (most) of my photos from up in the sky.

A Lego model of the Mark Twain House at the airport. Love it!

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Yarn-bombing at the Philly airport

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It was a pretty gross travel day, thank goodness we weren’t delayed too long!

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One we got above the clouds though, it was gorgeous.

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It was a nice and relaxing flight, especially since I wasn’t sharing a row with anyone! Bliss!

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Sorry, one more air shot:

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Snow in Cleveland!

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I’m ready to present!

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And before we knew it, we were back at the airport. Such a whirlwind!

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My wonderful co-worker let me have his first-class seat for the first half of the flight!!! Of course, I had to take advantage.

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Hmmmm, hash. I love breakfast for dinner.

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Knit Night at B&N

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Dave found the best way to store his headphones

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I’m always sad to put away the skull.


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My Week in Pictures – Week 44

Happy fall! It looks like late October was peak foliage season here in Western Mass.

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I broke out the loom I’m borrowing to start a scarf. Bad news – I think I hate weaving.

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Enjoying a beer swap beer from Philly

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Mr. Humphries came to visit!

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Good morning!

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Bored at work selfie

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Rainbows on my run

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The golden hour

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I got to meet my friend Katie at the New England Fiber Festival

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This yarn was calling to me, but I resisted… those colors!

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Artsy accidental shot

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SO. MANY. ALPACAS!

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This is what I ended up buying: the green yarn is wool/silk and will be a lacy cardigan, and the purple/blue/teal yarn will be a cowl.

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I got this print of pumpkin pecan pie free when I bought Joy the Baker’s newest cookbook. I’m not sure yet where it should go!

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Gummy bear night cap! Is this really the only picture I took during Dave’s birthday overnight? Whoops!

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Not pictured – a lovely meal and a luxurious suite!

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