Tag Archives: love/hate

Reading Crochet

Friday marked the beginning of the CftC Makealong and I went out guns blazing. Or, I tried. It took me awhile to remember how to half treble crochet or double crochet or whatever it is called. Then, it took me … Continue reading

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Another Awesome Woman Singing

I'm Only Happy When It Rains by Garbage (cover by Kawehi) from Kawehi on Vimeo. Kawehi is amazing. She has probably the best cover of Nirvana’s Heart Shaped Box ever recorded. I recommend taking a look at her stuff. by

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Playlist

The Love Your Blog prompt this week is ‘ugly’ and as soon as I read the word this Juliana Hatfield song popped into my head. When I was a teenager (a long time ago. Back when you got AOL disks … Continue reading

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When do you decide to frog?

I might not have gotten exactly to zero with my queue or busted as much of my stash as I would have liked last year, but I made a strong effort and I got a lot accomplished. There are only … Continue reading

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Knitting Designers I loved in 2014

This year has meant more knitting than it has meant spinning. Since I have had a spinning wheel, it is usually the other way around. But, this year has seen a substantial amount of stash-busting (but not nearly enough!). All … Continue reading

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Review: Within a Budding Grove by Marcel Proust.

In Search of Lost Time is still my favorite novel. And, I have to say, while Within A Budding Grove is certainly a suggestive and metaphorical and lovely title, I feel that the more recent translation’s title is more keeping … Continue reading

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Possibly the creepiest Christmas Song

With lyrics like: “Hey, what’s in this drink?” and, “I simply should go/The answer is no.” how could this not be the creepiest Christmas song? Seriously. by

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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: Drinking Tea is Working, Right?

This week is less about logic and more about focusing on the details and breaking things up into manageable, doable, bite-sized little pieces that should be interesting and innovative. The weather has turned cold and rainy; it feels like Autumn, … 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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