Monthly Archives: September 2015

WIP it. WIP it good.*

Plaid afghan. Mason-Dixon afghan. Scarf to go w/  hat from last winter. Fingerless gloves to go with hat for friend. Title cheerfully lifted from here.

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Ten on Tuesday, the instant karma learning edition.

This week Carole has us thinking about what we would like to learn… if we could do so INSTANTLY! Boy, howdy, what a great topic! Here goes… Ten Things I Wish I Could Learn Instantly. HTML and style sheets. I … Continue reading

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Dyeing to knit.

Easy-peasy colorful. Can’t decide if these are silly or beautiful. Library sabotage in the 680s. Anyone need an assistant in their knitting? What is Granny knitting? Everybody knits. Electric knitting. Please don’t lick the yarn. We all speak multiple languages. … Continue reading

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This was a full weekend. On Friday night we went to a piano recital. The pianist and her husband* are both recently retired from being music professors at one of the UWisconsin campuses. He has started a local chorale group, and … Continue reading

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Circling the links.

Global warming? There is no global warming. The US internet mapped. 50 shades of gray for nerds. The scarcity of affordable housing illustrated. You never know who will wield the next light saber. One of the non-profits on whose board I … Continue reading

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Friday letters.

Dear online bulb retailer: I love watching my bulbs come up in the spring, watching them grow taller, bud, and bloom. It is one of everyone’s favorite signs of spring — first the croci, then the daffs, eventually the tulips. … Continue reading

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Fall is coming late this year.

Not weatherwise — we are pretty much on schedule with the cooler temps, rainy days, etc. But the leaves are largely still green over most of the state.

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Extravaganza! Knitting! Yarn!

This is where I spent Saturday. Went with friends, met old friends, made new friends. Oh, and knitted and bought some yarn, too. Let me take you along.

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Entrelac the stitches.

I don’t do KALs, but you might like one of these. Silly. News flash: orangutan fascinated by knitting, wants to try it himself with fire hose. I have plenty of acorns, being surrounded by oaks, but you might need some. How knitting … Continue reading

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Cuffing the links.

What an amazing gadget. Of Donald Trump and Jesus. If you kick a soccer ball just right… Attention, tea drinkers. Shower in a rainbow. “He gave me bacon.” Related. Badass 16-yo. in 1777. Romeo and Juliet rewritten as a farce. Missed a New … Continue reading

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