Uncle Joe update

I just had a lovely conversation with Aunt Gay, and they’ve finally gotten Unca Joe’s fever down. This is the email she sent out earlier today – Joe’s still running a high fever that won’t come down.  They’ve cultured everything but probably won’t have results for several days.  They’re leaving …

Linen Crest

Yarn: Louet Euroflax Originals, which Jag and Antony gifted to me long enough ago as to be embarrassing that I haven’t used the yarn yet! (Clearly it was just waiting for the right project…) Pattern: Based on a sock pattern I’ve done a couple of times, Crest of the Wave. …

Linkdump

Here’s one for Betharoopie – The Best Muppet Show Beatles Covers. The surprising links between anger and time perception. Rotting Stench From Mysterious Apartment Not a Dead Person, for Once. Here’s one for Sharon – How to saber open a bottle of champagne. Jonathan Coulton as Fall TV series oracle. …

The one where you probably don’t want me to take care of you when you’re old

I’ve been thinking for days about coming up with a new tag for posts like this, something like “not up for discussion” or “shut your piehole, bitches” but enough time has passed now that I think I might not burst into tears if someone says “sorry about your cat”. Having …