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kmkat
the Great North Woods of Wisconsin
I am a retired CPA and elected public official.
Interests: My family -- Smokey (DH), Elder Son (A), Younger Son (M), Lucy The Wonder Dog, Misha The Skittish Dog, Hannibal The Fluffball Of Doom (cat), and En Esch The Fluffball Of Stoopid (cat). Also reading, knitting (duh), travel, local politics, and Saving The World. Also reading, surfing the innerwebz, volunteering, food, and (occasionally) politics.
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photo credit: jbdenham via photopin cc Want. The man in the yellow hat goes to therapy. Batman logo in an unlikely place. Are librarians an endangered species? Offered without comment. Nap attack! Atmospheric carbon problem contributing to global warming... solved!... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at kmkat and her kneedles
I would love to show you some photos of the 12" (twelve inches!) of snow we got over the past day and a half, but my computer will not recognize my camera, and LastPass (which I installed after reading about... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at kmkat and her kneedles
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(I am back in the ToT movement. Somehow I had unsubscribed, don't know how, but Carole and I got it worked out. Thanks, Carole!) Ten Things I Like To Do Outside. Knit on the deck. Sometimes I listen to an... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at kmkat and her kneedles
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Shame :: anguish. Business :: as usual. Cats :: yes! Green :: Green Party. Politics :: sooo tired of. Boston :: driving. Healthy :: as a horse. Pint :: ale. Owner :: car. Sorrow :: sad. * * * *... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at kmkat and her kneedles
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World's oldest socks. The wisdom of Franklin. Landscape interpreted through knitting. Required reading for all book club members. Coordinated office wear. Can you stand to read a little more about our county board election? Best ob/gyn EVAH. Accidental dismemberment. Does... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at kmkat and her kneedles
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Yes, like many of you, I am doing our taxes. This is the first time in years I haven't had to extend them because I was way too busy in March and April to do them. Retirement is sweet. Beverage... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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Sent to me by one of my co-trustees on the humane society board. He sends the best stuff! Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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Rabbit :: Hop. Judged :: American Idol. Produce :: Lettuce. Bank :: Money. Standard :: Normal. Mister :: In-Between. Tissue :: Kleenex. Summon :: Court. Selfishly :: Mine! Chatting :: Online. * * * * Last weekend Younger Son got... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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photo credit: GollyGforce - Living My Worst Nightmare via photopin cc Click on this familiar dog. Links from Chris & Chaos. And more links from Chris & Chaos. What to use this for? It is intriguing. Lest you think I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
We got 10.5" (26.5cm) of snow last night and today. (Bah, humbug.) Two of my knitterly friends and I were going to meet a fourth knitterly friend to visit a yarn store, have lunch, and have friend #4 teach us... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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Thanks for all your good wishes. I was sad to lose my race for a fourth term on our county board of supervisors, but my biggest fear was not losing myself but rather having Operation Prosperity/local teabaggers/possible outside money prevail... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
Just substitute "Polk" for "Iron". 226 Kienholz 233 Hallberg Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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This is how I have spent the past two days. Over 300 phone calls. That's a lot of talking for an introvert like me. Today is the spring election day in Wisconsin, when we elect our county boards and school... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
Offered without comment: Follow the money... if you can. Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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Younger Son drove up yesterday afternoon. This is how he drove that last 20 miles. Let's do bullets, shall we? My Mac Mini had been slowing down unmercifully over that last few months. Adding an external hard drive for docs,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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photo credit: Chapendra via photopin cc Creationists may have their own TV show... on Comedy Central. Corgis: they are the new black. The current state of coffee-drinking in America. From the previous link: the Compendious Coffee Chart. A couple about... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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photo credit: massdistraction via photopin cc Donkey lamb taxi. Punks on the couch... Amazing knit photos of the day. A glove from The Twilight Zone. I need to make sleeves like this...someday. Ribbed entrelac hat. Celebrities who knit. And more. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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Yes, it is campaign time here in Polk County. I am running for my fourth two-year term on the county board of supervisors. This is not something that I talk about much here on the blog, but it is consuming... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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This is why Smokey's sternum and ribs are sore. Link shows the Lucas chest compression system, a device that can do chest compressions at a precise rate and pressure and eliminate the exhausting part of CPR. Smokey seems to have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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photo credit: rkramer62 via photopin cc A sweater to go with that scarf we were all so entranced by last Saturday. I found a new blog. This is awful, so she blogged this the next day to counterbalance it. Also:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2014 at kmkat and her kneedles
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Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2014 on Yee-haw! at kmkat and her kneedles
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Just got the phone call -- he is being discharged this afternoon :-)
Toggle Commented Mar 7, 2014 on Update 3. at kmkat and her kneedles
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