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Joe Wilcox
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Lives in New Hope, PA 18938
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The Extent of My Ignorance is Infinite
A few weeks ago, I had a profound revelation and realized that the amount that I don't know, is infinitesimally large. But That's a Good Thing This revelation also had a corollary...that the opportunity for growth and learning was also infinite. I guess I'v...
But That's a Good Thing. This revelation also had a corollary...that the opportunity for growth and learning was also infinite. I guess I've always known that I didn't know everything and that I never would, but usually that thought came as some form of self-criticism or excuse for a mistake I ...
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2015 Men's Spring Knitting Retreat - The Setting
One of the general principals of the regional Men's Knitting Retreats is that they take place in a beautiful/inspirational setting. Easton Mountain The venue for the Men's Spring Knitting Retreat has always been Easton Mountain Retreat Center in Greenwich, ...
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Revved Up For Another Year
This year's Men's Spring Knitting Retreat was again phenomenal!  It will never cease to amaze me what a fantastic group of guys this event attracts. The Men in MSKR This post will be photos of the men who attended this year with no commentary (other than an...
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BR and AR
Before Retreat and After Retreat - I'm a very different person each year based on where I am regarding the Men's Spring Knitting Retreat. Last Blog Post BR Everything is ready...in fact, more ready than it's ever been in prior years.  We have 46 guys regist...
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Astrology - Truth or Nonsense?
It's hard for me to believe that the date and time of a person's birth can really foretell their personality, so while I enjoy reading a good astrology prediction, I usually don't put much faith in it. Facebook Birthdays However, if you've friended a bunch ...
It's hard for me to believe that the date and time of a person's birth can really foretell their personality, so while I enjoy reading a good astrology prediction, I usually don't put much faith in it. Facebook Birthdays. However, if you've friended a bunch of people on Facebook and you get ...
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Carol's Latest Masterpiece
Has anyone gotten their copy of Carol's latest book - Lace Yarn Studio: Garments, Hats, and Fresh Ideas for Lace Yarn For the Finer Gauge Folks I have always loved working with fine yarns...both in gauge and in fiber content, so I just ordered my copy of Ca...
For the Finer Gauge Folks. I have always loved working with fine yarns...both in gauge and in fiber content, so I just ordered my copy of Carol's latest book. Her work is always wonderfully inspiring , so I'm looking forward to seeing what she's done with lace-weight yarns.
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Memorial Day 2015
Is Memorial Day a solemn occasion to remember our fallen veterans or is it a day to take advantage of retail sales and gather with family and friends for cook-outs? Traditionally Originally, Memorial Day was always May 30th in the States and was clearly put...
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2015 Men's Spring Knitting Retreat - The Setting
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First Day - Men's Spring Knitting Retreat
Packed up a boatload of stuff (Finn needed to help). Arrived to a incredible weather (not what was forecast) and already my shoulders are unglued from my ears. Arrival Before arriving at Easton Mountain, I stopped to meet Jeff and John for lunch...it was Tu...
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Historic Day at QueerJoe
Can anyone guess what this might mean? Longest WIP Ever I bought the yarn for this project in November 0f 2002...right around the same time I started blogging at QueerJoe. Some reader/enabler told me about a deal on this yarn...175 yards per hank at $1 each...
Some reader/enabler told me about a deal on this yarn...175 yards per hank at $1 each. I bought around 60 hanks and on US1 needles, started knitting the never-ending bedspread. The WIP has comforted three different cats (Gage, Nico and now Finn)...in fact, Nico used to enjoy nesting in this ...
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Happy Earth Day 2015
So...what are you planning on doing for Earth Day this year?\ Do You Celebrate? Focusing one day a year on trying to repair the devastation we've done to this planet just doesn't seem sufficient. The fact that we've pretty much ignored climate change and ma...
Do You Celebrate? Focusing one day a year on trying to repair the devastation we've done to this planet just doesn't seem sufficient. The fact that we've pretty much ignored climate change and making any efforts to make changes that will affect the lives of our youth saddens me more than I can ...
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We All Know CPR, Right?
I used to train every year in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, or CPR when I was an employee in an office setting.  It's been years, since I had any training, and I noticed things have changed since then. Selfish Reasons For two very selfish reasons, I want a...
I used to train every year in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, or CPR when I was an employee in an office setting. It's been years, since I had any training, and I noticed things have changed since then. Selfish Reasons. For two very selfish reasons, I want as many people to know CPR and basic ...
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50 something gay man in a relationship since 1983 who works as a computer consultant.
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Has been knitting since the 1980's and was one of the guys who created the Men's Knitting Retreats (www.mensknittingretreat.com).
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    Business Administration, 1977 - 1982
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