Author Archives: ChainThree

About ChainThree

I am a daughter, sister, wife and aunt who has always loved a good yarn.

A New Scarf for Me!

It all started with this. A skein of vibrant blue, purple, pink, yellow, and orange fuzzy yarn. The kind of yarn that begs to be touched and caressed against your cheek. I should have been working on Christmas stockings. But … Continue reading

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Unexpected Clarity

Last week I had a snow day–that magical event in childhood that becomes increasingly rare in adulthood. Plans were cancelled, travel suspended, obligations put off. I was excited by the opportunity to get a lot of writing done. Instead I … Continue reading

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Reflections on Last Year’s Reading Challenge

  So this is the first of my year-in-review posts as I reflect on 2018. As you may have noticed, this blog tends to go on hiatus in December and January as holiday activities take up all available time in … Continue reading

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Double Book Review: The Great Gatsby and No One Is Coming to Save Us

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald My personal rating: 4 out of 5 My three sentence synopsis: In the 1920s, Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest city where his family has been prominent for three generations and sets out to … Continue reading

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Re-imagine What’s Possible

For as long as I can remember, every autumn in our backyard the dogwood tree colors itself burgundy. With a red so deep mottled with a darker green and set with bright dogberries, the branches seem better suited for Christmas … Continue reading

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Early Autumn

Early autumn in the garden Hot, but no longer oppressive Summer plants Still alive, but haggard Green, but no longer glorious Autumn plants Gaining their vestments But not yet crowned Transforming, and not yet radiant The breeze stirs the leaves, … Continue reading

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Advice from a Solo Hike

Last Saturday I succeeded in accomplishing one of my 2018 goals: Do at least two out of town hikes, with one of those being at least eight miles long. It ended up being a solo hike and I thought I’d … Continue reading

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