Tag Archives: Huh

Cold Sheep Revisited

At the end of the last year I realized that my yarn stash was eating my life. (More accurately, it was eating the corner of my bedroom where it lives.) The logical solution to this problem, other than to de-stash, … Continue reading

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Work Jail

A friend of mine has introduced me to the concept of “Work Jail”. Work Jail is a place where you go when you have a bunch of looming deadlines and you need to just get that stuff done. But, unlike … Continue reading

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Review: Stiff

I now know what gibbeting is. Thanks, Mary Roach. But, I also know that there is a company in Sweden that is perfecting the art of freeze drying and disintegrating human remains so that they may provide fertilizer for a … Continue reading

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Start-itis

I am the sort of person that is interested in many, many things. You may have noticed. (Read all the books! Knit all the things! Spin all the fibers! Cook all the foods! Try to be dairy-free! Try to be … Continue reading

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Oh, you know.

I’ve gone off the flexitarian rails and straight into meat and potato land. In case you were wondering, doing that after having cut so much junk out of your diet makes you feel terrible. It also makes you feel a … Continue reading

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I always wonder…

Does she mean rocking in the vicinity of the Christmas tree or does she mean rocking in a circle with a Christmas tree at the center? by

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Lifestyle Blues

I have a lot of things on the horizon and so most of my energy is going towards getting everything together for my dissertation proposal, getting everything ready for a workshop in Amsterdam, getting everything ready so that I can … Continue reading

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Finches

The other day I was at a pet store to pick up some litter for my cats. When I walked in everyone was standing around looking at a bird cage. It looked a little like everyone was waiting for a … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Autumn is here

I’ve hit a logic problem in my writing/dissertating. It is a do not pass go, do not collect $200 logic problem. The sort you either sort out or you don’t sort out and then have to come up with a … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Unpacking the pack-rattery

I have been using the 20/10 scheme from Unfuck Your Habitat. Things are coming together, slowly. But, it is so much nicer than it was in my apartment! It’ll be great to have the space organized and clean before school … Continue reading

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