Episode 148: I Can Flat-Iron My Hair with One Hand!


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Recorded on November 23, 2017

Book Talk starts at 25:31

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Barb completely enjoyed the Authors Luncheon benefiting the National Kidney Foundation: authors Joyce Maynard, Lee Child, Lisa See, Christine Carter, Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) and Lisa Brown, Stuart Brioza & Nicole Krasinski

Tracie has finished: Stashbusting Helix Hat by Jessica Rose Purl Rib hat by me in Plymouth Encore Purl Rib hat by me in Naturally Nazareth

Barb has finished: Mother Bear #122 Pioneer Braid Scarf by Catherine Ryan, using Premier Yarns Sweet Roll in the Cherry Swirl colorway 2 pair of child-size Maize mitts using Berroco Vintage in the Dungaree colorway Mitts for Your Little Paws by Holly Marie using Berroco Vintage in the Dungaree colorway Jayla’s Birthday Socks using Ann Budd’s Handy Book of Patterns and Fishknits Boot Strap yarn in the NorCal Vernal Pools colorway Rachel’s Christmas Shortie Socks, using the BFF Shortie Socks pattern by Ashlynn Alexander Germinate Mitts by Hannah Colbert using Dascade 220 Superwash in the 1910 (Blue-Green) colorway Swirl Hat by Mandie Harrington, using GnomeAcres Sparkle Gnome in the Wuv Twue Wuv colorway

Tracie is not working on anything, but she did cast on: Rachel by Jose Paquin in Alexandra’s Crafts Timberline Ice in the Ruby colorway

Barb is working on: Tale as Old as Time Cowl by Anne Vally, using Must Stash Yarns & Fiber Perfect Self-Striping Sock in the Beauty and the Beast colorways Beagle by Norah Gaughan, using Berroco Vintage in the Forest Floor colorway Marklee by Elizabeth Doherty, using Wollmeise Pure in the Magnolia Medium colorway Voyager MKAL by Rachel Roden, using Lorna’s Laces Shepard Sock in the Voyager colorway, and Lorna’s Laces Mini-Skein Voyager Quintet

And she has cast on: Added Elegance Socks by Mary Lukas, using Knit Picks Felici in the Nassau colorway Will’s Christmas Socks, using Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Serenity in an Olive Green colorway and Patons Kroy FX in the Clover colorway. Whinstone Hat by Chrissy Graham (test knit) using Berroco Vintage in the Dungaree colorway.

Tracie has finished: Never Tell a Lie by Hallie Ephron The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs by Matthew Dick The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil

Barb has finished: Capture by Roger Smith Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil Under the Influence by Joyce Maynard The Girl Who was Taken by Charlie Donlea

Tracie is reading: Serpentine: The True Story of a Serial Killer's Reign of Terror from Europe to South Asia by Thomas Thompson And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Barb is reading: How My Book Club Got Arrested by Leslie O’Kane River Road by Carol Goodman

Barb says thumbs up to podcasts Happier with Gretchen Rubin and Happier in Hollywood with Liz Craft and Sarah Fain

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