Randomly, with the Internet

I did not know that being unemployed would keep me so busy! Last week my brain was going in about sixty different directions at once, and I could not get it to slow down enough to write a coherent blog post. I'm still having a little bit of trouble in that realm, as you will… Continue reading Randomly, with the Internet

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Randomly, From the Internet

A few of the amazing, cute, and puzzling things I discovered while I was away:SteepsterIt's social media. About tea.For those too lazy to click the link, you can "Write a tea journal, see what others are drinking and get recommendations from people you trust."I may or may not be toying with the idea of signing… Continue reading Randomly, From the Internet

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How Modern Knitters Fix Old Tech

So I finally sat down with the steampunk-typewriter-to-be over the weekend. Can you believe, I'd actually forgotten about it? I couldn't even remember what kind it was, other than a brown portable with green keys. Yeah, that's really helpful when looking up information. It doesn't help that nowhere on the machine or the case is… Continue reading How Modern Knitters Fix Old Tech

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Litterary Takeaway

I came across this article recently and had to share: A Brief History of Book Vending Machines.Sidenote: I want to visit Japan for many reasons, but a huge part of that is the vending machines. The Japanese put crazy stuff in their vending machines. (And those aren't even some of the weirder ones I've heard… Continue reading Litterary Takeaway

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Where would you go to await the end of the world? CONTEST!

Someone on another blog I follow posed this question, after being asked by a reporter for our local paper. They took a fairly serious view of it, but my first thoughts were humorous--probably because I spend so much time with gamers. For me, it depends on the type of apocalypse we're talking about here. If… Continue reading Where would you go to await the end of the world? CONTEST!

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Storyist Review

I don't normally get very technical on this blog. Mainly because when it comes to technology and electronics, I'm proably the last person you want to ask for advice (we've all seen my repeated mechanical failures). That being said, however, I did want to share a fun piece of kit that I picked up for… Continue reading Storyist Review

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Nano Progress

Such an uncreative title, I know. But most of my energy has been sucked into NaNoWriMo. The counts are in, and in the past two weeks I've cranked out just over 24,000 words. People, I never write this much consistently in one go. I might write 5k one day, then 3 the next, and then… Continue reading Nano Progress

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Okay, so I didn't quite make it to the September 1 mark, but I just had to say: People are awesome. The FU scarf kind of went viral at the Ravelry level within the first 24 hours, and spent more than a day as the #1 viewed pattern on the site (out of 309,000+) before… Continue reading Thanks.

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Annual Blogroll Rundown

It's been a few months since the last time I shared the new additions to my blog subscriptions with you all (Don't mind that list in the sidebar. It hasn't been updated in a while, and the actual list is far longer). So, if you're looking for something extra to read, here are my suggestions:Knitting/Design:Five… Continue reading Annual Blogroll Rundown

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I have my to-do list for the week

More random from the internet. But when I read this list, I laughed so hard I cried. I must do everything on it now: