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and the winner is…

my almost "blog-twin", Pat! Her comment number is the one that popped up when I put everyone's comment numbers into a random.choice() call in Python, which is my favoritest programming language ever, in case anyone was wondering, which they probably weren't. But now you know :). As for your suggestions, the obvious "winner" is the… Continue reading and the winner is…

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It’s my blogday, and I almost forgot!

Today has been a bit of a rough day. This morning we took the sweet, sweet stray kitty who we've been taking care of since we moved into our new house to the shelter. We're pretty sure she was abandoned here; she's certainly not feral, as she'll hop right into our laps if we sit… Continue reading It’s my blogday, and I almost forgot!

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I sewed!

Yesterday, I had some friends from my department over for a little crafting party (we generally call it "knitting", but since only half the group or so knits, that's sort of an inaccurate name!). We usually meet in a coffee shop, but I've not been feeling up to getting out there very often since getting… Continue reading I sewed!

cobblestone pullover, sweaters

In Which we discuss weather, weight, a new sweater, and a “blogday”

Ah, I've always been fond of the "In Which..." sort of title, it reminds me of Winnie the Pooh (my favorite book, as a kid, and one which I've been collecting in a bunch of languages, because I really enjoy playing with translated children's books). On weather: We're having some absolutely gorgeous weather right now… Continue reading In Which we discuss weather, weight, a new sweater, and a “blogday”

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Waiting Room Sock gets a whole lot of action; and a good mail day

So, in case anyone was wondering, this: is exactly how much sock I can knit during a 5 hour session of bloodwork: from cast on through a few rounds of gusset stitches. In yet another instance of "why didn't someone tell me this ahead of time?" (I've been having lots of these relating to medical… Continue reading Waiting Room Sock gets a whole lot of action; and a good mail day