The ABC Game

Swiped this from elsewhere, and thought it might be a fun start to the new year. Feel free to add your own answers! A - Age: Inconsequential B - Bed Size: Full C - Collections: flamingos, yarn, books, D - Dogs Name: None. 😦 E - Essential Start of the Day item: My medication F… Continue reading The ABC Game


10 More Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I like to listen to Disney music/showtunes when I clean so I can sing along.  I can't sing. My favorite movies of all time:  Lilo and Stitch The Little Mermaid The Mummy Ever After The Craft Crimson Peak Winchester Blue Crush 2 Practical Magic Castle in the Sky Movies I completely wore out as a… Continue reading 10 More Things You Didn’t Know About Me


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I'm pretty open about myself here, but there are probably a few things you don't know about me. If you want to know more, keep reading. I caught pneumonia when I was nine years old while swimming in a pond.  I inhaled pond water and developed bacterial pneumonia as a result. I was very sick… Continue reading 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Me


Kitten Spam

I'm leaving for Steampunk Symposium today, so distract you from my absence here are adorable kitten pictures: I'll be back on Monday with my monthly wrap up, and your first glimpse at the All For One cover!

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Randomly from the internet

An older article, but a very interesting read on early research into writer's block, starting in the 1920s. Even back then, they linked it to depression and self-esteem issues (pretty sure any writer could be able to deduce that, though whether it's a cause or an effect is a murkier topic). This darning sampler makes my textile conservator's… Continue reading Randomly from the internet

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Some Beach

I don't know about you, but I am so over this whole "winter" thing. I'm sick of the rain and the snow and the cold and the fact that we haven't seen the sun for about three and a half months.We have started to get the first fitful hints of spring. It was almost seventy… Continue reading Some Beach

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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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Fly By

1. Grandma is much better, and might be able to go home in time for Mother's Day. She does, however, have permanent damage to her kidneys and we will be watching her closely in the coming weeks.2. In better news, it is official: I am now a professional knitwear designer. And I get paid and… Continue reading Fly By

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Error: KnotMagick is recovering from an abnormal shutdown. Please stand by. Some stitches may be lost if you did not move them to a holder beforehand.Continue in pattern or proceed with garter stitch? Y/NTo avoid this problem in the future, please bind off appropriately and block well.Yes, that is my night stand right now.Yes, the… Continue reading Recovery

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I've had dreams about typewriters two nights in a row now. I think the universe is trying to tell me something, I just don't know what it is. But I'm probably using the wrong medium.