Category Archives: Stanwood

Spring, Spinning Group, CLF and more

Spring looms so very close! I think it is my very favorite season. I get to inspect my garden now, watching the promise of this favorite of seasons…Leaf buds ready to burst forth into glorious shades of green. Narcissus blooming … Continue reading

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Fashion Crisis! (Or Rescuing Teenage Daughter)

It’s the holiday season. Parties, family get togethers, a time to enjoy each other’s company, eat wonderful traditional (and fattening) food, and well take the opportunity to get dressed up! So, as per our holiday tradition my daughter and I … Continue reading

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The Ravelrouser Group~ Success~ and Yummy Food

The Ravelrouser Spinning Group met tonight at Lighthouse Christian Fellowship in Stanwood, Wa for the first time. It was a resounding success! We had 13 people show, and I know of at least six others who wanted to come, and … Continue reading

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Ravelrouser Spinning Group Meets Nov. 17 Stanwood, WA

If you are in the Stanwood area, or willing to drive there, the first meeting of the Ravelrouser Spinning Group (ALL fiber artists welcome, all people interested in what we do welcome).  It costs nothing to join, or participate. However … Continue reading

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Best in Show!

Demeter4 Originally uploaded by Bec Thomas Photography. WOW! This photo was awarded Best in Show at the Stanwood, WA  AAUW show. Pretty impressive really, since according to a reliable source, the judge honestly does not prefer photography as an art … Continue reading

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Bec Thomas Photography at the AAUW show in Stanwood,WA

To Weave a Web Originally uploaded by Bec Thomas Photography. Well, once again my friend is out in all weather taking photos. Most photographers choose sunny weather, not Bec. She is the intrepid storm beast…in fact I may blame all … Continue reading

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Competition Complete!

Or Almost 🙂 I will announce the winners later today, however, I have been wondering if something isn’t wrong with my email at .secretsofyarn.com so I’m going to ask that anyone who did submit to email me at camanomade@earthlink.net just … Continue reading

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