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Janice Bakke
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Sometimes knitting, cooking, admin’ing, blogging, re-faithing.
Sometimes knitting, cooking, admin’ing, blogging, re-faithing.

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A Mother's Day Story

This mother's day story begins with Google+ for me. Well over three years ago, I started following +Julie Christine Stoian here.

Today, Julie is spectacularly successful -- AND she continues to invite others to come along, giving women especially the tools and encouragment to do so.

Read about and watch Julie's no-holds-barred story of motherly perseverance.

Then, JOIN the contest! The first deadline is TONIGHT at 8:00 PM Pacific Time.

#digitalmarketing #mothersday

https://business.facebook.com/juliestoianlive/videos/465978277072351/

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Hebrew and Its Influence

This article highlights why I LOVED stuying Hebrew!

1) The direct translation from Hebrew into English of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament beginning with Tyndale and then the King James Version.
2) Notions of political and religious freedom.
3) Puritan history and education in New England.

https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/2017/02/how-hebrew-helped-to-create-the-english-language-and-to-form-the-american-spirit/

#hebrew #bible #history #language

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Help Finding a Shawl Pattern

Does anyone know of a pattern similar to this shawl I spied in the 1981 film "Treasures of the Snow"?

https://youtu.be/GpUu8qfjcoM

The film is available on YouTube, and it is easier to see the pattern details in the opening and closing scenes at the train station. (There are lot of knitting shots during the film, too.)

It appears to be a round shawl (Pi shawl?) but I'm not completely sure. The pattern and color changes are beautiful.

Any ideas on the pattern and wool selection would be welcome!

+Donna Druchunas?

Thank you.

#shawl #knitting #laceknitting
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Help Finding a Shawl Pattern

Does anyone know of a pattern similar to this shawl I spied in the 1981 film "Treasures of the Snow"?

https://youtu.be/GpUu8qfjcoM

The film is available on YouTube, and it is easier to see the pattern details in the opening and closing scenes at the train station. (There are lot of knitting shots during the film, too.)

It appears to be a round shawl (Pi shawl?) but I'm not completely sure. The pattern and color changes are beautiful.

Any ideas on the pattern and wool selection would be welcome!

Thank you.

#shawl #knitting #laceknitting
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Megacities

"Cities are mankind’s most enduring and stable mode of social organization, outlasting all empires and nations over which they have presided. Today cities have become the world’s dominant demographic and economic clusters."

By Parag Khanna

http://qz.com/666153/megacities-not-nations-are-the-worlds-most-dominant-enduring-social-structures-adapted-from-connectography/

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Inherit the Dust

Coming to Los Angeles March 24
For his new series "Inherit the Dust," photographer Nick Brandt placed life-size portraits of wild animals in their former habitats.

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Giveaway!

+Azure Standard is offering a giveaway for its customers. If you're not yet one, check out their website to see if there is a delivery route near you.

Highly recommended for organic, affordable food and healthy living products!
It's Tuesday again! And time for another #AzureMarket Giveaway! This week we are curious what made you decide to eat healthy. Comment below and share with your friends, so they have a chance to win too. The contest ends at midnight on Friday. We will select a winner at random.
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Something to consider: a standing desk

Here is +Andrea Fabry​'s experience. 

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Role Model

Coming back from adversity. Changing your mind about things. Putting yourself out there--again!

Yay, +CHEESESLAVE!
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