Monthly Archives: August 2018

My trip to Portland: the adventures, the misadventures, and everything in between.

Note: this is one of those epic posts that goes on and on. And on. Grab yourself a cup of your favorite beverage and settle in. I am experienced air traveler. Back in the day when I was working I … Continue reading

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Coloring FTW.

Illusion knitting a baby blanket. Paging Mick Jagger. Double-knitting FTW! Crouching tiger, hidden dragon. Cat! I would knit a colorful tortie from this yarn. WTF? Calling the elementary school librarian. A project for anyone on the autism spectrum. Velociraptor! Just read. … Continue reading

Posted in LInks knitting | 7 Comments

Blue links.

Anybody else dreading certain aspects of getting older? 60-80% of gun deaths are suicides.

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Confession time. And stuff.

I am roughly a month behind in reading the blogs in my Feedly feed. (Thank you, Polk County fair and Jeopardy trip to Portland. I wouldn’t have it any other way.) So yesterday I did something I really, really hate … Continue reading

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Gonna recycle me some knitting photos.

It’s crochet, but who’s counting? Crochet humor. Spinning humor. Yarn humor. Nope. Yep.

Posted in LInks knitting | 6 Comments

Linkety, linkety.

The Wisdom of Zelda. Contrary to what Fox News pushes, the country is getting safer, much safer, both because violent crime rates have dropped dramatically and because evidence-based programs within prisons have caused the recidivism rate to drop.

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Tidbits from their travels.

Elder Son, who speaks neither German nor Norwegian: When I spoke in English to someone in Germany, they looked at me with a look as if someone had just asked them to recite the process to solve a quadratic equation … Continue reading

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No links this Saturday. IG screenshots instead. Why not?

        And now, we move into the political. If you are a Trumpster, first of all, what are you doing here? and second, you may want to skip these, just sayin’.                   

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