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Knitting – Washcloths

Granny’s Dishcloth (Original Designer Unknown) Materials Yarn: 100% cotton; medium weight (4); 95 yard Needles: Size 7 US (4.5 mm) Notions: Tapestry needle Gauge: 18 stitches = 4 inches Finished Size: 7.25” square Instructions CO (any) 4 sl1p, K all

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Week of April 22nd

Working on making cane fishing poles. Since the previous pole broke on the first catch, I am building these to be able to still function after the pole breaks. I run lightweight bankline from the handle to the tip and

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Week of April 15th

Had another bout with a stomach bug. Can’t remember getting sick this often. Working on putting hiking/camping gear together this winter. I am mostly done with a bedroll and tarp tent, just need to figure out better straps. Started working

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Week of April 8th, 2019

The Sand Plums have leafed and blossomed, the Mulberries have leafed, and the Honey Locust are just starting to bud. The White Pines that I heeled in last fall didn’t survive the winter. I need to check on Black Cherries

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On Politics

version 0.2 There are only three primary political parties: Rousseau, Hobbes, and Locke. These parties are archetypes and are not necessarily mutually exclusive. In Rousseau, the social contract involves giving up one’s individual rights and submitting to the general will.

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On Knowledge

version 0.3 The domain of knowledge can be broken into four overlapping regions: dogma or ethos, reason or logos, intuition or pathos, and observation or empeiros. Information is an element within the domain of knowledge and will reside within one

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I have been doing quite a bit of walking over the last month (which is completely unrelated to starting to play Pokemon Go). A side effect of this is that I have developed my grandfather’s habit of gathering black walnuts.

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