Category Archives: Politics, national


Have you noticed some deficiencies in the USPS lately? I kinda sorta thought I noticed it, then Amy Singer of Knitty said this in a Patreon email: “When the pandemic hit, I realized that mailing stuff to you wasn’t so … Continue reading

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Tuesday tidbits.

Collective trauma. Shop Lowes, not Home Depot. 80 YA books by POC. From my friend k: “It’s like the problem of the commons, in a way. People get together, say we’re going to do this here, and somebody decides they’re … Continue reading

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Tidbits on Thursday.

I hate to be cynical (not), but this bit from a regional online newspaper made me happy: States with Republican governors are projected to have a greater increase in fatalities than those with Democratic governors, according to a new Yahoo … Continue reading

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From today’s email.

Subject: Irish Times Op Ed Irish Times April 25, 2020 By Fintan O’Toole THE WORLD HAS LOVED, HATED AND ENVIED THE U.S. NOW, FOR THE FIRST TIME, WE PITY IT “Over more than two centuries, the United States has stirred … Continue reading

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I couldn’t stay away.

Got this today…

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Fake news & media literacy.

If you live anywhere near me, you may want to attend this forum. Our local League is doing great stuff!

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Racism, overt and subtle, in the fiber community.

Yes, today is two-post day. Sometimes I just cannot STFU. There has been an ongoing conversation for the past few weeks on social media — I followed it on Instagram — about the racism in, or more specifically, the non-welcoming … Continue reading

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IG Friday.

  I have a few left over from Election Day that are too good to waste.        And finally, in honor of Turkey Day next week:

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A few IGs (from CA).

Clearly, these were from before Tuesday’s election results were tabulated, but they were too good not to share. We are still in LA, but roughly 35 miles from the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks. We decided that was absolutely as … Continue reading

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Blue tsunami today (fingers crossed)!

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