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Knitting Jargon on the Interwebs

Yesterday at the LYS, I took part in a discussion about SABLE. What, you never heard of SABLE?  You might even be a member of SABLE! SABLE stands for "Stash Acquired Beyond Life Expectancy".  A person becomes a member of this group when she owns more yarn than she can reasonably expect to knit in…

A Little Knit Music

Hey, I'm back from a week's vacation — didja miss me? Part of the trip was spent in Washington, DC, where I found this on the building of the Department of Agriculture:  closest thing to a sheep I saw the whole time we were there! I did get one UFO finished during the trip, but…

Not Exactly Juvenile, but Delinquent

Good heavens.  It’s been a week and a half.  I’m a delinquent blogger. According to the thesaurus, you could also say, "behindhand, derelict, disregardful, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, lax, lazy, negligent, regardless, remiss, slack, thoughtless, uncaring, unmindful". Welll…  thoughtless?  uncaring?  No, no.  Let’s call it "unmotivated" and blame it on the computer class I’ve signed up…

For Breakfast In Bed

It’s kind of a long story, but what the heck — you’ve got some time to kill, right?  I’ll valiantly try to keep it short. A decade ago, plus or minus, my brother and I were back in Iowa, helping my mom as she attempted to continue living in her apartment.  As part of the…

Mad Sheep (Beyond At the Agrodome)

Ever see a sheep being sheared? Ever see a sheep being sheared that really wasn’t enthusiastic about the proceedings? Would you believe it still takes less than 7 minutes? OMG, this had to be one of the biggest highlights of the entire trip to New Zealand: A visit to the Agrodome in Rotorua!! Now, there…