Monthly Archives: May 2016

Ten on Tuesday, the Memorial Day weekend edition.

Ten Things I Did This Weekend. Friday night we had a friend over for dinner and a movie — chicken on the grill, rosemary roasted potatoes, tossed salad, and Sisters. Skipped the annual lake association meeting in favor of sleeping … Continue reading

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Color me colorful.

Wow. Rapunzel mitts. Silly or not silly. Discuss. Knitting or caterpillar. Discuss. Happy, scrappy socks. You’re adorable. Intarsia gone insane. No.Just.No. Alpaca. Knight of kittens.  

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Put that pillow on the fridge!

May 29 is official put a pillow on the fridge day. So, even if your fridge is decidedly unconventional, there is a pillow that will complement it.   Match love-y pillows with abandoned love.   Go all-American.   Do a found-object theme. … Continue reading

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Do not use this kind of linky thingy*.

As much as I would like to believe that “…higher pay and better benefits have benefited their bottom line,” it is kind of a stretch here. “[W]e probably shouldn’t anthropomorphize light rays.” Spiders teach us stuff. Unicorns poop rainbows; cats, on the … Continue reading

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I promised you Sir Paul.

What a great night that was. And no, I did not take that video; Smokey found it on YouTube. Remember, we were in the nosebleed seats, second row from the top in the upper tier, and the video was taken … Continue reading

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Good-bye, old friend.

Lucy has been failing for the past month or so — increasing difficulty in jumping onto the bed; several trips to the vet for recurrent diarrhea; loss of appetite to the point where she wasn’t interested in the canned dog … Continue reading

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Outing myself.

I recently joined an unusual KAL, one that does not induce us to cast on for something new. Instead, it encourages us to finish WIPs. I think I need this. Maybe. Currently, I have four afghans,   (plus a whack … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the dessert edition.

Ten Favorite Desserts. Fruit compote. Mine always had strawberries, cantaloupe, and kiwi, and usually had honeydew, watermelon, blueberries, and sometimes raspberries; tossed with a teaspoon of sugar and a couple tablespoons of Triple Sec. Mmmm… photo credit: Fresh Fruit for … Continue reading

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Garden pests come in knitted form.

Handknit with love. Weaving. Yarn chicken: the game. Feminist fiber art (probably NSFW). Yarn holder for couch knitting, Mitered squares gone wild. The universe, or at least a spiral nebula, contained in a shawl. I have stared at this for … Continue reading

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Pit bulls are so vicious.

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