Monthly Archives: February 2017

Squarely knitting.

Wouldn’t this be fun to knit and wear? Knit and purl depicted in knitting. This one is for you, Mayhem! Have I already posted this? Never mind, it’s worth a second look. What a clever sleeve! Knitting math. We did … Continue reading

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Linking through modern electronics.

A nifty way to slice vegies. Gotta try it. Oh, dear. Another from them. Glacial calving: 2001. 2012. The deepwater channel that fuels the calving. It‘s a big sucker. And it flexes. Altogether, the glacier has the potential to raise global sea levels … Continue reading

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A word on massagers.

First of all, get your minds out of the gutter. Ahem. Second, Smokey found this, in case anyone wants one more or less like his. Third, for =Tamar: how to apply pressure without straining arm muscles. He wedges his — against … Continue reading

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Trivia FTW!

Another local trivia night, this time a fundraiser for a local charity, was held a couple weeks ago. I got myself and a couple friends on a team, and we won! Go, team! The contest was a lot of fun, … Continue reading

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Gravity. Again.

The day Smokey had his surgery was a long one. We had to get up at 5am in order to get to the hospital in St Paul on time, then I stayed at the hospital all day until he was … Continue reading

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Knitting: a handy hobby.

Smokey has a massager similar to this except that his has a motor in the shaft so that the tip of the crook vibrates. He has been using it on his knee in a sort of acupressure-ish way to relieve … Continue reading

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It’s a cable.

Your cat needs one of these. Need a pincushion?   * * * * * This is the link I omitted on Saturday: You have barked up the wrong bitch.

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Bits and bobs.

It was surprising to me how many readers have family stories that involve a stuffed animal. Ninlouise’s story made me LOL. I guess those fluffy little critters are really important to us. * * * * * I have kinda … Continue reading

Posted in Cowls, knitting, Miscellaneous, Rants, various, Shawls, Television, Winter | 1 Comment

Nervy links.

Happily, cabin fever in Wisconsin and Minnesota, while it certainly exists, is not quite this bad. via martinimade.com * * * * * “Law enforcement agencies in the United States consider anti-government violent extremists, not radicalized Muslims, to be the … Continue reading

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Our hero.

Younger Son having fun with his camera and imagination.

Posted in Matthew, Photography | 4 Comments