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I agree with pretty much every single thing Gawker has to say about saving movie seats. I didn’t have time to read through all of the comments, but I seem to agree with those people too. So if we all agree on these things, why do other people make the …

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No; not the movie. Although I named it that because I knit the majority of it while at the movie. Did I mention 3D movies give me migraines? Yeah. Just found that out, at this movie. Yarn: Mind’s Eye Yarns, from her sock club Pattern: Gloria Cowl by Orinda5 Notes: …

Gather ye currants

Yarn: Blue Sky Alpaca sport weight in “Currant” Pattern: Gathered Pullover by Hana Jason Notes: for a mostly stockinette project, this took a lot longer than I originally thought. But then, I did also start and finish three other smaller projects while working on this one…! If you’re on Ravelry …

David Mallett

Wednesday night Aunt Gay and Uncle Joe invited us to meet them out in Melrose for a house concert by the amazing David Mallett. Imagine if Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson had a love child, who sang with Gordon Lightfoot’s accent. Yeah, I was hooked! Even if you think you’ve …

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Really good for any type of phone: When is it inappropriate to use your iPhone? — I’d have to install a guardrail, because, yeah – I’d be falling down backwards looking for books all the time. Related: Tips for Real Estate Agents. — My talented friend Erin recently made a …

Fade to Black

Yarn: My own hand-dyed, the “Perhaps Today is a Good Day to Dye” line Pattern: Math loosely based on the “Knucks” pattern Notes: two strands held together throughout – two strands of purple; a strand of purple and black; two strands of black. Lovity love love. Want to make many …

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Phone box gets a new life as a library. — This amuses me on many levels: Corduroy Skirts are a Sin. — Here’s one for Sharon – Jesus on a clothes iron! — Attack of the Killer House Plant! — Yeah, uhm… “dead” means that Monday won’t work out either. …

Hanging planter

Project: Hanging planter Technique: Glazed with a lovely funky art glaze For Sale: Please see my order page. Notes: The back is flat; there is a hole in the upper back from which to hang with a nail or screw

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I’m crying laughing – Please design a logo for me. For free. With pie charts. — Who would you want to become a refugee with? All of you, of course. Somewhat related: On being larger than you are. Which is how I try hard to live, even on days when …

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Why I shouldn’t have kids Reason # 4862: I’d do this – Klingon as a first language. (Related: Klingon Christmas Carol) — Here’s one for TW and my other foodie friends: How to Cook Like in the Great Depression. — NSFW: Moose mounts a Bison statue. There are so many …