Archive for June, 2008

And lo, there were socks

Friday, June 20th, 2008

I finally delivered the Firefly/Serenity socks to my friend Dawn today, and she was gleemous: The pooling of the colors is . . . unique. Not quite a striping effect here, but boy do I love them.

Ow, sunburn, ow

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

While most of the really cool people whom I know/stalk were in Toronto, Lilith and I were out working on our sunburns tans at Sea World of San Antonio. I still have no idea what genius figured that the middle of a drought-stricken prairie was a good location for an ocean-themed park, but it’s been […]

Mid-vacation knitting evidence

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

My dear Lilith got here last Thursday and we’ve been actively doing as little as possible. I’ve done some cooking and we’ve both done some knitting (including showing up at Yarnivore’s KIP day event! Thanks, Melanie!) and we spent a couple of days out at the river at my mom’s place. Evidence of cooking (avert […]

Jumpstarting my knitting mojo

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

So a few years ago, my friend Amanda pointed out that in some circles, it’s not acceptable to watch porn while knitting. Weird, I know, but I thought maybe I should get more mainstream with my video-watching-while-knitting habits, so I looked for something on the shelves of my local Target next time I went shopping. […]

Off-Season Sweet Potato Queen Happenings

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Last weekend, the Hunt Sweet Potato Queens had an unusual non-parade event in order to induct two new Tammys into the fold. I was honored to be allowed into the inner sanctum (aka the living room of the cabin by the river) to document the awesome mystery that is a Sweet Potato Queen induction ceremony. […]