Month: February 2005

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Monday February 28, 2005

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I saw this first on vooDOO920’s xanga. Solving this jigsaw puzzle and posting about this sweepstakes for Big Red makes me eligible for free Xanga Premium for life…  Oh go on, go play. I don’t know what Big Red is, […]

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Sunday February 27, 2005

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“They tell God what he ought and ought not to do, and inform him of things of which he is already well aware, such as that they are miserable sinners,  and proceed then to admonish one another to feel guilt […]

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Sunday February 27, 2005

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Here is the first full repeat of the pattern for the bathmat. It is a nice windowpane with stockinette and seed stitch, with four panes across. It is supposed to be six panes long. It is also supposed to take […]

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Saturday February 26, 2005

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This may not look like a surprising piece of knitting, but really it is. Here’s why: I wound the skein into a ball before I began (normally I wait until it begins to tangle and then wish I had wound […]

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Friday February 25, 2005

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Naturally, anyone who read the part about the Heavenly Father being more agreeable than any vegetable would be confused — if they had not read the earlier post. And why should they have? Later posts appear before the earlier posts. […]

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Thursday February 24, 2005

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Update on the search for lyrics, described in detail below: I have determined that William Mason, William Rowan, and Dudley Buck (coincidentally enough) all did sacred texts to “Largo.” There are texts called “Love Yet God,” “Love is of God,” […]

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Thursday February 24, 2005

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Here is a bit of wisdom from Too Much Wool’s knitting blog (http://cassiana.typepad.com/too_much_wool/) “I wish that everyone would realize that until recently beauty in things was commonplace and that it is our responsibility to demand that of the future. ” […]

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Tuesday February 22, 2005

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“Arbolist… look up the word. I don’t know; maybe I made it up. Anyway, it’s an arbo-tree-ist, somebody who knows about trees.” — George Bush, as quoted in USA Today, August 21, 2001. This is a fairly typical quote from […]

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Monday February 21, 2005

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Behold the back of Hopkins.   And on the right, the back of the applique practice piece, just barely underway. Having traced the design onto freezer paper and cut along the lines with an X-acto knife, you iron it onto the […]