Monthly Archives: January 2010


* * * * * Jessalu is giving away a skein of her handspun if you vote for her husband's car club; it is applying to a local bank for a grant. Go! Vote! Win!

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Eye candy Friday.

Smokey brought me a pot of daffodils last weekend. Love that guy! * * * * * I thought y'all should know, if you don't already, one of the joys of photo editing software. Mine is iPhoto, which came installed … Continue reading

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Jumpers. Knitting.

"Pringle of Scotland has commissioned artist David Shrigley to create a humorous short animated film about life behind-the-scenes at Pringle to celebrate the brands return to Milan Fashion Week. "The animation, showcased during Pringle of Scotland's menswear show in Milan … Continue reading

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Keep calm. Tax advice.

Hand-made posters available here. Sold out right now, but perhaps she will make more if enough people ask. * * * * * I saw this on Kym's blog yesterday. Taxpayers who itemize deductions on their 2009 return can deduct … Continue reading

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From today’s email.

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Compulsive knitting.


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Lily update.

From January 22, 8:47 PM [local time, Friday evening] The long wait is over. When labor started at 1:59 PM CST yesterday, we thought it would be short. Cubs average only ¾ pound and 9 inches long.  How long … Continue reading

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Star Trek meets Monty Python.

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Bear cub(s)!

The women at the Wednesday night knitting group told me about the web cam in Lily's den.They were all very excited about Lily and the indications that she is A, pregnant, and 2, nearly ready to give birth. Lily is … Continue reading

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Better safe than sorry.

Yesterday I got vaccinated against H1N1. This morning I had my annual mammogram. I just signed up for online data backup for my computer (already have a external hard drive that backs up automatically every hour or so). …and if … Continue reading

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