Author Archives: kmkat

Wee bear knits.

The fibercraft pit. Amazeballs! Next time you knit for someone else…  

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Saturday links return. Assuming no more hellstorms.

Always think of the resume. For you Francophiles and Francophobes. Just brush your teeth. Yarn art. That is not up to code. A simple request. “Science is rational, scientists are human.” Beautiful birds. How to eat healthy and cheap. Links … Continue reading

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Sometimes progress feels like this.

Video courtesy of Younger Son.  

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Phone calls from Iceland.

Elder Son says that when he calls us from Iceland the phone rings in Icelandic. He told us about doing laps in a pool heated by hot water springs with a view of mountains and oceans, also about maybe going … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 7/31/19.

Hatz! We have hatz! I lost my momentum on my Fairfield sweater when the maths kept frustrating me, so I started a blue hat for the Hat Not Hate campaign sponsored by Lion Brand yarn. I think it is the … Continue reading

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Iceland photos.

Elder Son and GF called this afternoon. We all had a good time talking about how the spells for raising the dead that he learned at the museum could be extremely useful in his professional life as a physician. Smokey … Continue reading

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The hits just keep on a’comin’.

Another storm rolled through this afternoon, not nearly as severe here as the one last weekend. We had very heavy rain but no strong winds nor hail. But the power went out about 6:00 p.m., so we went into town … Continue reading

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Elder Son goes to Iceland.

Elder Son and GF are going to Iceland for a two-week vacation. He has kept us in the loop as he made the arrangements over the past few months. “We ended up getting a 4-wheel drive, automatic transmission, compact SUV.  … Continue reading

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Storm update, day 6.

As you know, our power was restored on Tuesday afternoon (and there was great rejoicing!) But there are still nearly 1,000 people in the county without power. ica tornado touchdown near them. She and her husband had been watching the … Continue reading

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Storm update, day 5.

From our utility company’s Facebook page: “TUES, JULY 23, 9:30A.M. STORM RESTORATION UPDATE: 1,800+ MEMBERS OUT OF POWER. 7,200 restored since Friday night. More help today: Crews from SEVEN neighboring co-ops plus contractors with expertise in tree clearing, underground and … Continue reading

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