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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

You never know who you might inspire

Yesterday my friend Lois, who often comments on my blog, posted a Facebook photo of an adult beanie that she had just crocheted. It reminded me that I had some leftover yarn that wasn't enough to make anything big, probably not even a scarf, but perhaps I could crochet a cap. Guess what? It ended up being enough to make three, which I plan to donate to the local homeless.

It was so much fun that I checked Walmart this morning to see what they had to offer in yarn. Good thing I did because they had marked a lot down. I ended up buying three skeins that I could mix and match. The blue is the start of today's purchase. Not sure how many caps I will end up with, but this is what I have finished since the photo that Lois shared inspired me yesterday..


I often wonder if my blog inspires others. I sure hope so because that is my purpose for sharing everyday experiences that touch my life. I do have means of knowing that people read what I offer, they just don't take the opportunity to comment. Hint hint!

I'll leave you now, I have beanies to make and heads to keep warm.

Thanks Lois, you are an inspiring friend!!

4 comments:

  1. You rock, Barbara! It truly is fun to know that something I've posted or written or said inspires another person so I thank you for letting me know, via your own blog.

    It's interesting, isn't it, not knowing whether what we do or say inspires another person, but I believe that we all plant seeds, and it's up to each of us whether those seeds are positive in nature or negative. These days, I choose positive seeds more often than not, although I've done my own share of negative-seed-planting in the past. For my part, I also choose to see most people in a positive light, even when they're planting negative seeds, because, as don Miguel Ruiz says in his Four Agreements, it isn't about me anyway :D If someone unfriends me on FB or unfollows my blog, it’s really about their own issues and it has nothing to do with me.

    Well, there you have it! On a roll, again!

    Guess I better get back to writing my own blog…

    Thanks for being my friend, Barbara! I appreciate you!

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  2. PS. Your hats are wonderful! I love the blue one... So much fun to make, aren't they?

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  3. Thanks for adding your positive thoughts Lois. I like the blue one too. If I was homeless I would want to wear it. I remember when you visited me in 2011 you brought me bias tape to finish my Little Dresses for Africa. Stuff moves on as you know! Thanks again.

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  4. Sorry Nina I accidentally deleted your comment. Could you write it again please?

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