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xkcd reminds us that it’s all in how you look at it. — Very creative and lovely – Pencil vs. Camera — Keep calm and make your own. — I really want to start using this at the yarn store, to wrap packages – Spinal Tape. — The hell with …

Baby birds

I’ve been watching with baited breath as a pair of birds has been building a nest near a hardly-used door by Roly Poly next to the yarn shop. Saturday I was rewarded! I have three more pictures here, here, and here. They’re so ugly! But so cute! But so ugly! …

Iris isn’t afraid of Zombies

I could hear my stepmother, Barbara, as I was taking these photos; “You’re sick, Haldeman!”. 🙂 Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Green Line DK in “Zombie BBQ” Pattern: Iris the Gourmet Monster by Rebecca Danger Notes: I wanted to put this on the class roster for next semester, but wanted to make …

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I will now be ending everything I say with “Christ, what an asshole“. It *does* work for everything! — From the Department of Truly Effing Stupid: Handyman injured after cutting down branch against which he’d leaned his ladder. Oh yeah, and he’s suing his boss because of it! — “Something …

Come on feel the noise

I’ve been thinking a lot about noise lately. Part of this is because the yarn store is in between two restaurants who get deliveries multiple times a day by large diesel trucks that are left running during unloading – talk about your loud white noise! – and partly because of …

Grandmaster Joe

We took a whirlwind trip down to Cocoa Beach this weekend to see Uncle Joe receive an award bestowed upon a living author for a lifetime’s achievement in science fiction and/or fantasy. If you look at that list you can see that Unca Joe keeps damn fine company. [pictobrowser type=”flickr” …

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Here’s one for DataAngel: How to make a Dalek Egg. — My knowledge of Jugaloos and the Insane Clown Posse is pretty limited, but this (marginally NSFW, depending on where you work) gave me the giggles. “… we just dropped a fat truth bomb on yo’ dumb ass self“. ELL …