Lauren Gets Crafty

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Archive for 2007/05


Stages of Completion

Not even started: * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1139 * The Cascade Sierra for my Flair cardigan arrived today. My goal is to finish it (blocking and all) by June 25th. If it doesn’t happen, there will be no crying. Just started: * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1143 * It’s a [...]

Where have I been?

Well, work’s been very busy, play’s been very busy, and I’ve been sick twice. Overall, life’s been good. MD Sheep and Wool was a few weeks ago, and I didn’t make it. I am totally okay with that. I’ve got several projects on the needles right now, including Joanna’s shawl, several dish rags, Matt’s jaywalkers, [...]

Motion Sickness Movie Review: Hot Fuzz

This movie is great.  I think I still like Shaun of the Dead better (and Spaced best of all), but it’s fantastic.  Aside from a few short seconds in the opening sequence, I felt fine and really enjoyed it.  Casting is ridiculous, in the best possible way.  The very skeevy grocery store owner played by Timothy Dalton is hilarious, [...]

Happy Anniversary to Us!

Five years ago today, Matt and I married. Today, it feels as though we’ve been married forever and for no time at all. Seven and a half years ago, I didn’t think I would ever marry. I just didn’t think it was really possible – I am far too picky to find someone I could [...]