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Archive for May, 2012

Memorial Day Weekend

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

I made raspberry-lemon muffins, and went to the grocery store. Then my husband and I went to farmers market, followed by a stop at a bike shop. We’re thinking about getting #1 son a new bike. #1 daughter feels that we should do this in recognition of his services to the company, and we can […]


Saturday, May 26th, 2012

It’s Memorial Day weekend. The first year I worked as a techguy, I noticed that Memorial Day and the Super Bowl appeared to be the only days that tech guys took off, so I got into that habit as well. There have also been quite a few years when Memorial Weekend was a sewing marathon […]


Sunday, May 20th, 2012

I finished #1 son’s quilt, and started on a sewing project I’ve been planning for some time: the long sleeved cardigan¬† from this pattern. It gets great reviews around the blogosphere, though people also consistently report problems with both the collar and the sleeves. Their photos end up looking like the drawing, though, so I’m […]

Planting the Tidy Garden

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Yesterday included errands, lunch with a friend,¬† progress on #1 son’s quilt, and also the planting of our little back vegetable garden. My husband and I went to the local nursery, since it’s clearly too late for seeds. I had thought I’d buy the plants at the farmers market, but carrying all those plants around […]

Summer Feelings

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

I fired the celebrity client, who appears to be a bit unstable, and the government client is trying to figure out how to have their website be the go-to place for journalists, but invisible to the opposition party. I’m reading Christopher Buckley’s latest and, while I always really enjoy his novels, I’m finding this one […]

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