Month: September 2018

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Intarsia Horror

Horror may be overstating it. My argyle is shapring up nicely. But look at the tangle of threads. Craftsy’s intarsia class says not to use skeins. That’s all. Use bobbins even for the main color. But around the internet there […]

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Paleo Musings

I remember the first time I heard that a friend was eating a paleo diet. I scoffed, “I bet she’s not eating cassava root and mealworms.” I was an anthro major and I know these things. But I’m watching a […]

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Autumn

The equinox arrived, just like a switch being thrown, the weather became cool, damp, soft. Time for flannel nighties, pumpkin shades, apples, early tea in bed in the morning. Tilapia, cauliflower rice, butter lettuce. The turn of the season, for […]

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New DNA Update

Ancestry reviewed my DNA results based on new data, and gave results more in keeping with what we already knew. When I first saw the results, I was excited to see places that were not France and Great Britain, where […]

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Social Skills

In spite of all temptations, I diligently continued with the first Christmas gift, a sweater vest in Capretta. Beautiful stitch definition, eh? While knitting, I mused on social skills. A recent study found that people behave empathically toward robots whether […]