Monthly Archives: January 2011

Knitter down.

I woke up this morning feeling what my father used to call "punk" — ouchies in the midsection. This was really too bad, as abdominal ouchies can generally be cured by a good long session in the bathroom. Not these, … Continue reading

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Mean: a post especially for Twin Cities area readers.

The Youth Performance Company is staging a play called Mean about how mean a kid's *friends* can be. Bullying, cruelty — all that crap. Remember being in grade school and/or junior high? You may have your own memories of that hell. … Continue reading

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I read Helen's post a few days ago and really, really, really liked the mug she got, so I googled "mug knit on with confidence" and found this site. I didn't find one with the Zimmerman quote, but I only … Continue reading

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On getting old(er).

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More photos.

Where: The Lounge, Glacier Park Lodge.When: Late June, 2010.What: Lunch; a bacon cheeseburger, salad, and a Fat Tire beer.  In spite of just having eaten dinner, I have succeeded in making myself hungry again.

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Minneesota. Or Weesconsin.

This is about the blizzards of December last year, but other areas of the county have enjoyed this same kind of fine weather since then. I dedicate this to you! Last week Smokey heard on the news that it had … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the beauty edition.

Once again, I find it difficult to come up with ten things in this category, mainly because I don’t use beauty products — no makeup unless it is a very special occasion, no facial skin care products, no special shampoos … Continue reading

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FO Friday Monday.

The sweater, she is DONE! Actually, she has been done for over a week, and I have been wearing her a goodly portion of that time. Warm, cozy, fits right, scratchy enough that I need to wear a long-sleeved t-shirt … Continue reading

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Customer service retribution.

Be sure to watch all the way to the end for the final punchline.

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Ten on Tuesday, the gaming edition.

Ten Favorite Games from Childhood. Dodgeball. Kickball. Do kids even play those games any more? Our entire grade school class — all 30 of us — used to play kickball every frickin' day at recess. Yeah, back in those days … Continue reading

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