Monthly Archives: November 2014

We will not be having turkey for Christmas dinner. Or goose. Or duck.

The FIERY FLAMES OF HELL, for the imaginatively impaired. Or anything else that requires me to use the oven in the stove. You may remember the fiasco several years ago when the thermostat in the stove stuck in the FIERY … Continue reading

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Post-turkey links.

photo credit: macca via photopin cc The perfect bike path. No more homeless vets. Winning though love. Dancing sweaters, lightning brain, and slot car booties. Um, right. This could be our Misha. Attention, fundamentalists: the earth was not created on … Continue reading

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Smokey likes to solve a problem by buying a car. I prefer to knit a solution.

Although today's post is about something I had to buy to accommodate my knitted solution. I think I have mentioned that I live in Merrell clogs. Several different pairs and colors over the years. So comfortable, plus there is a … Continue reading

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Turkey Day links.

photo credit: Don McCullough via photopin cc The science behind white and dark meat. Turkey disasters. Laser-etch your pumpkin pie. How to win the wishbone-breaking contest. The inside story on those gigantic balloons in the Macy's parade. How to win: … Continue reading

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This was gonna be a Saturday link, but it needed to be out there before Thanksgiving: a PSA.

    To save you the trouble of googling, I present to you the strangest (to me) recipes: Pretzel salad Dirt pudding Frog eye salad Funeral potatoes Snicker salad Spinach Maria And now, please excuse me while I go roto-rooter … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the thankful edition.

Family, people to love, health, health insurance, financial security, a warm safe place to live, enough to eat. There, the basics are covered. Yarn, needles, and the hands to use them.                   … Continue reading

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Pre-turkey knitting links.

This would be fun to plan in Knit Picks Palette or Jamieson's or Virtual Yarns. (Serinpititously, Cyndi Lauper started singing True Colors while I was searching out these links.) Mad magazine… knits? Awww. A quick, easy present for a fellow … Continue reading

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Thoughts whilst ringing the bell.

I spent a couple of hours on Friday bell-ringing for the local Salvation Army. While I have done a shift or two every year for several years, this was in a new location for me. It was fabulous. I shall … Continue reading

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Pre-turkey links.

photo credit: jeff_golden via photopin cc Links from Chris. This is scary. So is this. Unhackable: the typewriter. Wikipedia predicts flu outbreaks. When you are walking like a penguin this winter, think of this. This video is cool. via … Continue reading

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Let’s let the pictures tell the story.

Having pictures helps me write a post. Since I was scambling for something to post about, I went back through my photos and found some that you haven't seen. Elder Son started his residency in family medicine in late June. … Continue reading

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