Thank you, everyone, for hanging in there through me grumping--and then disappearing. I was out of town for a few days, and now I am back. My inbox has been gathering enough e-mails in my absence to start pulling objects with low mass into its gravitational field, but before I go there I wanted to … Continue reading Half a Librarian
Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments on the blanket! After the dazedness that comes right after finishing a big project, I am feeling very pleased. I have another FO too, and I am absolutely dying to show you, but I can't...because it's a Christmas gift. I know--Christmas is eons away. It certainly feels like … Continue reading Volcanoes and High Seas
Hello there! I am sorry to say that I do not have a good segue from silence to vacation, so let's just drop in. Vacation!!!!!! I am not quite sure what to say about Washington DC. This is my first time, so I am still in staggering around in tourist mode. It is nowhere near … Continue reading Mousie Goes to Washington
And my feet are in Philadelphia attending the American Library Association's Midwinter conference. Thank gawd I have my mittens.
(title thanks to the Handsome Furs) The apartment is clean, and I think I am ready for the new year. 2013 was ram-packed full of *stuff* Four library conferences. Three sweaters (you'll see the other two in a teensy bit). One ginormous blanket. My first Coachella. KITTENS More time with Melba, the best puppy in … Continue reading Here Comes the Future
The new Holla Knits is out, and darn are the new patterns cute. I guess this means that I need to finish all my projects from last year's patterns! Thankfully, we are road-tripping this weekend, and I am in the passenger's seat. It's amazing how much knitting I can get done when I just sit … Continue reading On Holiday
I fought against bringing my Thinsulate-lined wool coat with me to ACRL. I mean, it's Indianapolis, but it's April. How cold could it be? Um, very cold. When I arrived, it was nippy, but take away the sun, add teeny little raindrops and a stiff wind, and it's truly cold.