Monthly Archives: October 2013

Spook

Since my Trick or Treating days are behind me, I don’t always celebrate Halloween. This year I don’t have a costume, but I did read Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach. Despite the title, I didn’t find it … Continue reading

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Another Sweater

I think the yoke sweater might be one of humanity’s better inventions. I mean, it doesn’t save lives or anything, but it’s so simple and clever and pretty. (Also, consider some of the competition) Which is to say, I knit … Continue reading

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About Time

For some reason, I have the hardest time with buttons. Like, I once knit a sweater and set it aside till I could find and sew on a button. Then it sat neglected in my closet for THREE AND A … Continue reading

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The Quickening Maze

To this day I hold a grudge against some books I had to read in English class. Not always because I disliked them so very much but because they just didn’t do much for me and I resented having to … Continue reading

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Codex

Far too often, I have the feeling that the world is really designed for someone else. Like, if I’m checking the bus schedule or trying on shoes, it usually seems like I really should be going somewhere else or have … Continue reading

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Chain Link Socks

Exciting news y’all – I wrote a sock pattern! Chain Link Socks, published by Sweet Paprika, knit in their Messa di Voce yarn. As one might expect from an establishment called Sweet Paprika, they have a delicious orange. I’m a … Continue reading

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Fire and Hemlock

I have read a pretty significant percentage of widely beloknown/beloved children’s books, at least in the Fantasy/Sci Fi arena. (I remember thinking “realistic” books were mostly about Family Troubles and Eating DisordersĀ andĀ I would way rather read about Magic and Adventures.) … Continue reading

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