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So you think you’re a foodie?

Something from Aubrey. The rules: 1. Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions. 2. Bold all the items you’ve eaten. 3. Cross out or italicize any items that you would never consider eating. 4. Optional extra: post a comment on Very Good Taste, linking to your results. 1. Venison 2. Nettle [...]

Tuesday: The Fur Baby

Week of knitting fun is on hold for one day.  Following about 24 hours of sad doggy drama, poor little Toaster was admitted to the “hospital” with hemorrhagic gastroenteritis.  It was sad and scary and gross, and our sweet, obnoxious fur baby will probably be in veterinary custody until Thursday.  It’s very quiet here without [...]

Sheep & Wool 2008

So, we went (quite a while ago) and got stuff: I went with a pocket full of money and someone to carry stuff for me…I ended up with what you see here.  While there was much to see, there was very little I wanted to buy.  Very little actual wool yarn.  Lots of sock yarns and [...]

Motion Sickness Movie Review: Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of The Crystal Skull

It was so hot yesterday, we went to the movies.  Before the movie started, the theater toilet flushed before I stood up.  It was not particularly pleasant.  Just in case you wanted to know. The movie was good.  Not great, but good.  The two major problems, in our minds, were: (1) the script, and (2) [...]

Baby Stuff

So, this whole nesting thing is both fun and furiating.  While shopping for products to ensure that the baby will not be naked nor starved nor murdered in its sleep by the dog, it has become obvious that we are parents-to-be of rare and expensive tastes. 97.3% of all baby clothing, bed linens, and accessories are only manufactured in pastel colors [...]