One more thing. No, two more things. Well, actually, three more things.


This was me at the rally yesterday. We librarians* stand with the teachers whose vocation was disparaged and attacked and made to seem the enemy by the incumbent.

* Even former part-time librarians currently employed as tax accountants.

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From Amanda Palmer's latest email update on her fantastically successful Kickstarter-funded album:

… to review the people-who've called list:

rolling stone called, the new york times called, time magazine called, the new yorker called, the wall street journal called, billboard called, and the economist called.

they want their media back.

i might give it to them to borrow, but first i want a picture of 24,883** people holding my naked body aloft on the cover of LIFE.

then we'll talk. 

I LOLed at that, and it was too good not to share.

** The number of people who donated to the Kickstarter project.

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What I did on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend:


Yes, that's right, I hung out with my new BFF, Brenda Dayne. She is on a teaching / knitting / family visit / whatever tour of North America and taught several classes at The Yarnery*** in St. Paul. I took her class on how to design and construct a top-down raglan ("Basic Top-Down Daglan (With a Difference)").

And before you ask, no, I did not knit that gray alpaca lace shawl myself. I won it and blogged about it here (scroll down).

*** If you follow the link to The Yarnery, do watch the slide show of drool-worthy yarns on their front page. 

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0 Responses to One more thing. No, two more things. Well, actually, three more things.

  1. Big Alice says:

    Heh, thank you for that Amanda Palmer quote.
    And that is a great picture!
    Yay librarians!

  2. Lisa says:

    Love your t-shirt!

  3. Vicki says:

    Oh, how fun for YOUUUUU!

  4. Melissa says:

    Good luck with the voting. Hoping you shook the next Governor’s hand at that rally. I’m not from your state, but I’ll be waiting to see what happens.
    What a fun way to spend part of the Memorial day weekend.

  5. Heather says:

    Looking good!

  6. Sophanne says:

    When I see your smiling face and read your funny comments on my blog, I know you are my friend. Someday I will be in Wisconsin. Then there’ll be troubley fun.

  7. Kym says:

    What a fabulously fun photo! Wish I could join you. . .

  8. Susan R. says:

    Love your t-shirt and the shawl!!

  9. gayle says:

    Thanks for the Amanda Palmer quote – I’m still laughing!
    Glad you got to take the class – you look radiant in your photo.

  10. Soxanne says:

    Good luck tomorrow…and sorry I forgot about the class at The Yarnery ~sigh~ I was at Franconia that day anyway…so many fun things to do, so little time…
    Hooray for uppity libratians!

  11. Soxanne says:

    Librarians who can’t type!

  12. bullwinkle says:

    Amanda Palmer rocks 🙂

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