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Black hole

I spent most of the day knitting. I had grand plans to get the taxes done and give the house a thorough cleaning, and while we did scrub down the kitchen and unearth the floor and all the surfaces in … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mr Spock

I did not grow up watching Star Trek. In fact, my first exposure (beyond seeing The Wrath of Khan in the movie theater, with which I was extremely unimpressed as a teenage girl) was The Next Generation. So unlike the … Continue reading

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Dishcloth-a-oh let’s face it, we’re all about the Llama Drama

So in case you were not aware, there was a Very Exciting Event that happened today that lit up the internet. No, I’m not talking about the fact that the FCC approved Net Neutrality (hooray for the FCC!). I am, … Continue reading

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Dishcloth-A-Day: Day Twenty-five

On the way to work this morning I passed a woman riding her bike, and it was very hard, as we both pulled up to the same stoplight, for me to not roll down my window and ask her if … Continue reading

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Dishcloth-A-Day: Day Twenty-four

Today’s dishcloth was made using the Double Woven stitch. Interestingly, it’s almost exactly like the linen stitch I did earlier, except that you slip two stitches instead of one, so the effect is very different. Ah, the fun of playing … Continue reading

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Dishcloth-A-Day: Day Twenty-Three

Sitting here at my computer, I heard a thump (the telltale sound that some cat (my first guess is the culprit was Sherman, because it usually is) was on the kitchen counter where he knows he isn’t supposed to be), … Continue reading

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Dishcloth-A-Day: Day Twenty-Two

It’s always kind of fun when the group in which I sing shows up in the news. Capitol Public Radio went out to one of our educational programs this past week and did an interview and write-up. Here’s one of … Continue reading

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Dishcloth-A-Day: Day Twenty-One

A couple amusing anecdotes from yesterday’s trip to Stitches: While I love knitting, I really do not enjoy seaming at all, to the point where it is not uncommon for all of a project’s pieces to be completely done, and … Continue reading

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Dishcloth-A-Day: Day Twenty

Even though today was a day off, I got up bright and early anyway, packed up a bunch of yarn and needles, bookmarked a bunch of patterns, and then headed off to Vacaville to meet up with some friends. From … Continue reading

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Dishcloth-a-Day: Day Nineteen

Today started off with a Vox Musica educational outreach to a high school in El Dorado Hills. I got there with more than ten minutes to spare, but ended up parking on completely the wrong side of the school so … Continue reading

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