Category Archives: Rants, various

Ravelry on … Stephen Colbert?

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A quickie about white fragility.

K sent me a link to the original, 2011 journal article. The reading is a bit heavy going given that it is an academic journal article. I just requested the 169-page book from 2018 from the library. Happily, I will … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Rants, various, Reading | 5 Comments

Universe pooping, continued.

Just in case you don’t remember all the ways in which the universe has pooped on us in the past month, here is a recap. Well pump no longer supplies enough water for both the geothermal HVAC and the household … Continue reading

Posted in Rants, various, Winter | 11 Comments

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

Posted in Books, Politics, national, Rants, various, Reading | 8 Comments

More IG of various sorts.

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3 6TT.

Three things I like about the holiday season: The lights. Here in the dark and frozen North, anything with lights is welcome. The festive feeling. Sadly, I find very little of that feeling welling up inside me. It’s not that … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Holidays, Rants, various | 7 Comments

Button box FTW!

But first, the Foliage Foto of the Day. Anyway. I recently discovered — as I was getting dressed for the first of the recent reunions — that my chosen shirt was missing a button right at bust level. Since we … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Rants, various, Travel | 11 Comments

Tragedy!

Well, it may not be everyone’s definition of a tragedy, but when I tell you about it I am sure that you will agree with me that it IS a tragedy. Both my thumb joints — the┬ácarpometacarpal joint, to be … Continue reading

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A little navel-gazing.

Although, frankly, it’s not my own navel I am gazing at… I have always liked Steven West’s patterns. 34 items in my favorites are his; I have purchased at least eight of his patterns. Back in the early days of … Continue reading

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So I was checking my spam folder in gmail and found these.

  Good grief, how dumb do they think we are? (Don’t answer that.)

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