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Archive for 2007/11

Happy Thanksgiving!

A little late, but I hope yours was nice.  Matt was sick after Thanksgiving last year.  This year he was sick for the whole thing.  A good old traditional cold.  It was really very sad…after filling himself up at the big meal, Matt asked “did the food taste good?” Despite Matt’s illness, dinner was good.  [...]

I was wrong.

I’m often wrong, but in this case it was something particularly lame: Monkey Sock Pattern + Colinette Jitterbug “Raphael” + US 2 DPNs = UGLY Three pattern repeats in, I looked a little more closely and realized it looked like ass. I frogged, and am now several inches into a plan stockinette sock. It’s still [...]


I started a second pair of Jaywalkers in August. I made it past the heel of sock #1 and got really bored. The yarn was pissing me off too, for reasons I can’t really put in to words. The partial sock was set aside and ignored. * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1268 * [...]

A sleeve! A real sleeve!

* WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1276 * A back! Two fronts! * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1272 * Juno is moving along! It tells you something about my FO record that this is such a big deal. I’m trying not to get ahead of myself, but I’m already planning out my [...]

It was only a matter of time.

Witness the newest “opening soon”: * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1256 * * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1260 * A gastropub.  In Columbia, Maryland.  We’re pretty wary, but at least it’s not a chain.  It sure looks like a chain restaurant.  This building used to house a Bennigans, so I supposed [...]