Archive for March, 2004

But what colorways does it come in?

Friday, March 12th, 2004

Have you ever given someone a finished object that you were really happy with, only to suffer shock and dismay when it got torn or frayed shortly afterwards? Do you have an heirloom sweater packed away in plastic to keep it from the ravages of moths? Have you ever wished that your fashion scarf had […]

Crank Crank Crank

Wednesday, March 10th, 2004

Last night, Ruth and I had a true stitch and bitch. She brought a little white sweater whose buttons kept breaking and replaced them all. I brought the Aran and cranked along happily for an hour or two. I surprised myself by bitching at great length about work problems. Kinda fun – I rarely let […]

Prescription Day

Tuesday, March 9th, 2004

I had to swing by my local pharmacy this morning to get some prescriptions filled. Four of them, in fact. As I sat in my car and tossed back a handful of pills, it occurred to me that I am now taking nine prescription medications each day. If I had been born two hundred years […]

Helpin’ with the Tri try

Sunday, March 7th, 2004

So Mike, our buddy Steve and I went out and rode our bikes over the course of the Texas State Triathalon this afternoon. It took us a frigging hour to get to the North shore of Canyon Lake where the ride will start. We unpacked our gear, got on our bikes, and proceeded to ride […]

Hit me with that sunshine, baby

Saturday, March 6th, 2004

It is a gorgeous day in San Antonio. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and there’s a bustle of activity in my apartment complex as people are moving out and in. I missed the knitting circle at the Yarn Barn this morning because I slept in. I could have done some knitting here […]

Countering Inertia

Friday, March 5th, 2004

I’ve been slowly running down over the last couple of weeks. Maybe it’s Winter getting to me. I haven’t been exercising properly and I haven’t touched my knitting in a week. I also barely practiced my violin since my last lesson. Okay, enough of that. This morning I got up, put some coffee on, ironed […]