Author Archives: Karen @ Crafty Commons

About Karen @ Crafty Commons

I'm a Spanish teacher and a wanna be librarian living in Kansas. I am married, have one daughter, a son-in-law, and 2 wonderful granddaughters. I am addicted to knitting! If I could knit all day, I would be in heaven. Unfortunately that’s not going to happen so I am now impatiently waiting for a school library position to open up in our area so I can have the best of both worlds, work in a profession I love and would be great in and knit.

The Exorcist?

Exorcist Playset Originally uploaded by Croshame This just goes to show that there is a pattern for everything! If you want to make it, you can find it on Ravelry.

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It’s just a jump to the left…

and a step to the right. Glee is going Rocky Horror this week! http://www.hulu.com/watch/186617/glee-time-warp I know it won’t be as good as the original http://www.youtube.com/watchv=zJYnqDAXkEg but ya gotta give them credit.

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Back again

I’m back again after a very long hiatus. Things have been so busy that I haven’t had time to breathe let alone write. Still teaching Spanish, no library job yet, but I’m still looking. It’s hard when you have a … Continue reading

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Crazy Horse

We’ve been back from South Dakota for a couple of weeks now but I still want to talk about Crazy Horse. That place was amazing! I didn’t realize that basically the family of the man who began carving Crazy Horse … Continue reading

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Custer State Park

We went to Custer State Park today. It was a little rainy at times but the weather was very cool. We took the Needles Highway to the park which is a scenic route with winding hairpin turns. I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Prairie Dogs, Deadwood, & Free Roaming Cattle

There are prairie dogs here that are the size of small raccoons. They are huge and apparently well fed! The tourists stop to take pictures of them, which I can understand. I, on the other hand, think they are one … Continue reading

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Mount Rushmore

We went to Mt. Rushmore today. Of course we come to South Dakota and we bring the heat! The weather last night said this was the 1st heat wave of the summer and it was expected to get to 95 … Continue reading

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