Category Archives: Books

The Hidden Keys

Lately it seems like approximately 90% of all literature is about the Holocaust, or perhaps a different war, or maybe slavery. Y’know, serious depressing stuff. That’s how you know it’s litterchure! I saw a comment somewhere where someone was saying … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Green Silk Gown

Apparently I never posted about it, but I read Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire a while ago and liked it a lot. It’s about a girl who died on her way to prom in the 50s and has spent … Continue reading

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Trees! Sweaters!

I’ve been meaning to post my latest sweater but ’tis the season when it’s dark by the time I get home from work and hard to get good shots. (It would be weird if I took a bunch of selfies … Continue reading

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The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

You know what’s good reading on a fall evening? A nice old-timey murder mystery. An isolated country house, suspicious characters, family secrets. Pass my magnifying glass, please. Also, time travel is pretty cool. So The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn … Continue reading

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Racing Stripes

So, I had this sweater I was going to finish but I used up all the yarn and went fishing around in the pit of leftovers for something suitable to sew it up with. And, somehow I found myself picking … Continue reading

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Fresh Air!

Ah, y’all, finally some cool weather. I finished my latest socks: Pretty, huh? Pattern is Berkshires, knit in String Theory Colorworks. Colourway is White Dwarf. Made a game effort to match the stripes and it mostly worked. The wide stripe … Continue reading

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The City of Falling Angels

Y’all, I probably should have gone to the opera when I went to Venice. I’m the kind of philistine who doesn’t much care for opera but the theatre itself would be neat to see. The Fenice burned down in 1996, … Continue reading

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