Category Archives: Rants, various

Bits and bobs.

It was surprising to me how many readers have family stories that involve a stuffed animal. Ninlouise’s story made me LOL. I guess those fluffy little critters are really important to us. * * * * * I have kinda … Continue reading

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Knitter up! And, no good deed goes unpunished.

I am pleased to report that time and [nearly] a week of not knitting has largely cleared up my thumb joint issue. Can I get a big HURRAH! Although I had declared myself to be a non-knitter for a week, … Continue reading

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The irony, it burns.

Washington Post, I am disappointed in you. This morning I was perusing photos of yesterday’s march on the WaPo site. One of the semi-annoying features of such a slideshow is that every six or eight screens is an ad for … Continue reading

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Inauguration day.

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Escapist fantasy #3.

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Things to do when you cannot knit.

  Wind yarn. Read. Play solitaire. Cry. (Haven’t done this one yet.) Clean the bathroom. (Ditto.) Still not knitting. It has been three whole days since I picked up the needles. Haven’t gone cray-cray… yet.

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Knitter down!

I have thanked my lucky stars many times over the years that I have not suffered any repetitive motion injuries. No carpal tunnel, no matter that I worked at a keyboard for 12 hours/day during tax season; no shoulder/elbow/wrist pain … Continue reading

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Badass grrls are everywhere.

 

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Holiday letter, first draft.

Dear friends and family, We find it difficult to get into the traditional festive mood this year, given the outcome of the election. Kathy wrote a first draft of a Christmas letter, but it was far too bitter and full … Continue reading

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Bulleting.

Scattered thought and occurrences. (Apropos of this post title) We liberals are gonna feel pretty damned silly when we realize that the only people with guns are the while supremicists. I was almost a part of history, but my schedule … Continue reading

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