Scrapowig

And…. just in time for Halloween…. Yarn: The leftover yarn from my Dr. Who scarf, which became a pullover (Dr. Whubey). Pattern: Hallowig (Ravelry; Knitty.com) Notes: Every year I say I want to knit one of these, and every year I never get around to it. So even though I …

Cupcake Ripple

Yarn: Yarn Pirate BFL in “Cupcake” Pattern: Broadripple (Ravelry; Knitty.com) Notes: Started these as a KAL in the Hanks group on Ravelry a number of months ago… but kept putting them aside for other, more pressing things. Finally buckled down and made myself finish them last week!

You think

(Originally posted on April 4, 2007) You think You think to yourself, this sucks. And it does. You think to yourself, this isn’t fair. And it isn’t. You think to yourself that this man next to you is getting, as Neil wrote, what everyone gets. A lifetime. How much longer …

Uncle Joe Update

The only reason I haven’t been writing daily updates is because every day it sounds better and better, and that just makes me want to be there more! Sunday – Joe sat up an hour today. We took him around to see the little aviary, full of finches and a …

Friday Photo

Another toss-up this week; can I choose all seven? I really like the one that I took of myself holding a photo of Aunt Gay and Uncle Joe; but overall I think this week has to go to the truly creepy sky that we all woke up to last week. …

QOTW – 2009/10/20

Totally forgot yesterday was Monday. By the time I remembered it was Monday (not Friday), I was at work and way too busy. So… uh… pretend it’s Monday…? The Question of the Week is… what additional commandment would you add to the ten? My answer is after the cut…

Transcend this

(Originally posted on May 21, 2007) Transcend this Here’s a Bill story that I couldn’t tell at his memorial service. When I was in the 11th grade, I went to P.K. Yonge Laboratory School. (I think they’ve since replaced “Laboratory” with “Developmental Research”; makes the kids feel less like lab …

Marigold Stanley

Yarn: Koigu KPPPM, picked up on my Thanksgiving trip last year when running to Chicago for the day. Pattern: Marigold (Ravel it!) Notes: At one point Cathy looked at me and said, “that’s your Flat Stanley, isn’t it?” and thus the name of the socks were born. Many of you …