2022 was a hard year. It was a year of loss: two of our three cats died 3 weeks apart during the first half of the year, and their deaths cast a long shadow over the rest of the year. And there were the more ambiguous losses that came with Twitter being taken over by… Continue reading Farewell, 2022.
Month: December 2022
Zwischen den Jahren
Hello from Between the Years! (A phrase that always occurs to my brain in German before it does in English, hence the title of this post.) This weird space in between the Solstice and the New Year where time doesn't really make any sense and I have no idea what day it is (it's Tuesday,… Continue reading Zwischen den Jahren
Flowers in the eye of the storm
In my last post, I mentioned the "calm before the storm" and the impending onslaught of portfolios to grade. As of a few moments ago, I have now graded all of the portfolios that could be graded (turns out that when you have a somewhat significant number of students who didn't finish the classes, this… Continue reading Flowers in the eye of the storm
The calm “Beelore” the storm?
In my move onto Mastodon from Twitter, I ended up connecting with some new fiber arts folks, and learned of the #FastenOffYAL that was taking place during December. It's a celebration of designers and yarns who offer their products off Ravelry, and a space where those who aren't able to use the site anymore can… Continue reading The calm “Beelore” the storm?