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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

soft lovely progress...


Well, I finished my next crazy crochet blanket and I love it but I can't show it to you quite yet since it is a gift and that person could, possibly be watching this. However, I will show you my latest small finished lovely. Tada!


I got this 100% lambs wool at a thrift store for 88 cents. It is so sweetly soft and lovely. I like making hats for their traveling ease. The blankets get way to big and bulky you know.

My mom and I did some modeling for you. That was fun bonding time. :)


My secret agent boy has been wondering when I am going to start his blanket and I have had to put it off explaining to him that I needed to find more colors before I could start a crazy blanket for him. Finally I have acquired enough yarn that I have started it and he is elated! I let him chose what colors he wanted and I must say, he picked a strange mixture, but that is the fun of crazy blankets because they often end up looking really cool every time!! So here is a peek at his very crazy crochet blanket!!


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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.