Archive for October, 2007

Serendipity sock toe, 2nd attempt and still not right

Published on October 31, 2007

This is getting really, really boring. I’ve started these damn socks twice now, and they’re coming off the needles again. Last time, I was so happy with the feel and color of the yarn, I just kept zipping along, happy as a clam in warm mud. When I finally came up for air, I realized that I […]

My vacation was really boring, in comparison

Published on October 30, 2007

Last night, I stopped at my local sewing store to see my friend, who has just returned from her vacation. She is a native of the Azores, and goes home every year to see family. She reports that her visit went well until a day when her husband was a bit bored. She is there […]

Well, shit

Published on October 29, 2007

You know how it is – being a grown-up. You got 600 things on your mind that you’ve got to do ; the dryer is ringing and the clothes will wrinkle if you don’t get to them RIGHT NOW; you haven’t a clue what you want to cook for dinner and everybody is hungry, two are crying […]