Wake and Bake

(Originally posted December 26, 2006) Sometimes I sing along with Kermit [Ed Note: this was the name of my first iPod, which was green] in the morning. Just under my breath, more humming than singing, and the only person who I believe to ever have noticed is a woman down …

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I have a few vegan friends and as such am always happy to see things I think they might like… like these Hazelnut Vegan Bites. — These science fiction cakes slay me! Want, want, WANT! — Ah, shiny! Steampunk Stormtrooper! — Vintage Sambo’s Restaurant Photos. I have fond remembrances of …

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Two words: Smuttons. WANT. — All I can think when I look at this is “I hope that’s acrylic, because the first rain is going to totally ruin that great yarn.” — Also want, for the back of my car. — Ten of the world’s best bookstores. Looks like I …

Poll of the Week

So, last year when Chili died (and I can’t link to that because it was juuuuust before the Great Hosting Change of 2009), Tim and I started talking about getting new kittens. Backup Kittehs, if you will. But we wanted to wait until Rembrandt died, because she was old and …

Lonely Vera

Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport in “Vera” Pattern: Kaiso by Judy Sumner Notes: So named because for a while they were just a pair of lonely toes used to teach someone how to knit toe-up; then they languished while I had other more pressing knitting. Surprise, I cranked the rest …

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Um… ew. There is disgustingly not much change to this year-old Happy Meal. Mmmmm. — Here’s one for Tim: The Young Man’s Book of Amusement. Ooo, here’s another one: Rubik’s Cube for the blind. — And here’s one for Craig: The Ultimate Sticker Collection (LEGO Minifigure) — Well now. Courts …

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Rounding up a few things… — Jonathan Carroll on… her dog is sweet but very neurotic; what teachers make; on the definition of courage; the losses we suffer; wanting to become a writer. — People kill me. They have burning questions. They seem to not understand the finality of death. …