Monthly Archives: July 2015

New app!

I got a new app for my iPad that is amusing me every night — jigsaw puzzles. I can adjust the number of pieces from some small number that I haven’t used to 400. Gayle, this one’s for you. It’s … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: the initial plan.

IF YOU ARE MATTHEW OR ANDREW OR ONE OF THEIR FRIENDS, PLEASE CLICK AWAY IMMEDIATELY! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the blueberry edition.

Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits, especially when they are baked or cooked into something. Yum! Ten Favorite Things To Do With Blueberries, In No Particular Order. Eat them out of hand. Duh. Blueberry pie. I have raved about … Continue reading

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Link hat    DIY shibori dyeing. A sheep in different clothing. Sorry, gotta go. Mathematical scarves. Who doesn't love Peter Pan? Knit textured earrings. Wouldn't this be fun to knit in different shades/tints of red and give to your sweetie … Continue reading

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Lonely links.

photo credit: 037/365 – A link to dusk via photopin (license) Wait for it… We need to know about the mac and cheese. Solution for the heat. Graveyard of discontinued flavors. Geographically challenged. A couple things about gluten. How to repeat … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: turtle love.

I captured this video in June 2007 and posted it on the blog then, but the original YouTube video disappeared when Google[?] bought YouTube and redid all the accounts. Here it is again, in all its snapping turtle, sex-in-the-water glory. … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the American art edition.

Even though I have a BA in art history, I am not terribly familiar with American artists. European art from medieval through 19th century, Japanese art of the 16th through 19th century, and early Chinese art — those I can … Continue reading

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The knit goes on, the knit goes on.

Cuteness. Backgammon afghan. (Pattern available here.) Winter is coming: knit yourself a sun. This would be fun in double-knitting. This would be fun to knit. I have 3,000+ yards of fingering weight Polwarth almost exactly like this (mine is a … Continue reading

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Beach links!

photo credit: Rusty chain via photopin (license) Extinct tree grows anew from ancient jar of seeds unearthed by archaeologists. Just another Tuesday in Canada, etc… Self-destructing… mosquitoes? Meditation (audio NSFW). Cool stairs. via "The odds of the very big one … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the ice cream edition.

photo credit: Home Made Ice Cream via photopin (license) My Ten Favorite Flavors Of Ice Cream. Mint chocolate chip, aka peppermint bon bon, preferably in the slightly melted state shown below. Best is Blue Bunny. Ben & Jerry's New York … Continue reading

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