Why I’m obsessed with the Volvo Ocean Race. I thought it was because it was epic and awesome and just completely obvious to any person with a pulse (and possibly some without). Yet, judging by some of the odd looks I’ve gotten when providing updates on each leg, some explanation may be in order. (I’m sure the looks are a result of lack of appreciation for this adventure and in...
30 Days of Knitting (20)
Have you ever stricken someone off your knit for list because they didn’t appreciate your last knitted gift? Kind of. My very first cabled project was this awesome cable sampler scarf which I was incredibly proud of. An out-of-town friend was visiting and I knew she’d been going through a rough time and I made the scarf and a matching pair of mittens and offered it to her thinking,...
Thorgi [PIC] →
I have always imagined that paradise will be some kind of library.– Jorge Luis Borges (via nypl) well, duh.
30 Days of Knitting (19)
Do you knit gifts for friends and family? I do, indeed! What I like about knitting is not the acquiring of new knitted items, it’s the process. And as with cooking or baking or any of those types of things, part of the process is seeing the enjoyment it brings other people. One thing I am bad about is I will knit something for a friend and another friend will see it and say, “I want...
what was awesome today: Teen Tournament contestant wins with a tie-breaker clue! Way to go Evan from Olathe! Hope he wins the big one
Urban Plant Tags - Carmichael Collective →
Maureen Johnson: WHY DO WE PHOTOSHOP PEOPLE? →
maureenjohnsonbooks: Many of you may have seen the articles today about the awesome fourteen year-old who took a petition to Seventeen Magazine requesting that they do one non Photoshopped spread a month. Seventeen, to their credit, heard her out. They ultimately turned her down. Now, Seventeen Magazine can do…
what was awesome yesterday: I may only say this once - but sometimes the good people outweigh the annoying people. Every once in awhile it feels like people actually take the time to see you. They still don’t listen…but I’m not complaining about that. At least not right this very moment.