Category Archives: Television

Ravelry on … Stephen Colbert?

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Cowboy quotes.

Every weekday at noon Smokey watches Gunsmoke, and many days he tells me the most colorful metaphor/simile of the day. Here is a brief sampling. (to be directed at a person who does not take criticism well) “He’s the kind … Continue reading

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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

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Matt was classier than I expected.

He corrected the judges and penalized himself.

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If any of you are faithful Jeopardy watchers like we are, you will sympathize with these tweets. For the rest of you, Matt Jackson is a six-day winner with, as of yesterday, $230k+ in winnings. He is also by far … Continue reading

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Randominity and navel-gazing.

I have noticed that any number of [non-fiction] books have a premise that would be perfect for a long article or a pamplet*, but which do not warrant an entire book. Not that that stops the pundits and analysts and … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday.

Here we have the linen stitch scarf as it existed on Monday afternoon. You may be surprised at how little it has grown since last you gazed upon it. This is because I frogged the @#^#$% thing and started over. … Continue reading

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On any given Sunday.

dead :: ringer bangs :: hair future :: imperfect holistic :: medicine circumstance :: beyond our control past :: future fan :: girl happened :: one night room :: -ful awful :: -ness * * * * * Last week … Continue reading

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But first, as usual, the mutterings. Spirits :: high. Admit :: ticket. Gift :: bag. Barry :: my half-brother. Dredge :: river. Pajamas :: bottoms. Cheating :: tests. Information :: overload. Ivory :: ebony. Past :: memories. * * * … Continue reading

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Muttering and stuff on a summer Sunday.

Maintenance :: high. Tight:: tights. Disillusion :: -ment. Horizon :: Lost. In :: & Out Burger. Humor :: Mad magazine. Purchase :: burger. Delectable :: luscious. Stumble :: Upon. Words :: are for dreaming. No, I have no idea what … Continue reading

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