Archive for December, 2008

Happy New Year

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

With thanks to Burns and Wikipedia: Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind ? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And days o’ lang syne ? CHORUS: For auld lang syne, my jo, For auld lang syne, We’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet, For auld lang syne. And surely ye’ll be your […]

Merry Christmas

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

I sent this photo to the project’s recipient last night, so I can finally show you what my only knit project this holiday season looks like. It’s a Matthew scarf from Stahman’s Shawls and Scarves book, knit using some handspun that the recipient sent me as a gift earlier this year. It’s not a faux […]

What I have and what I don’t have

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

I have some knitting . . . but I can’t show it to you. Holiday knitting for someone who may read my blog. I’m sure you understand. So I do not have pictures of lacy knitted goodness. But I do have pictures from my positively critterful weekend. As I was driving up to my mom’s […]

Oh, and one more thing

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

One thing that I meant to mention about the derby game the other night – every flat-track derby game that I’ve ever attended opens with the singing of the Star-Spangled Banner. The singing of the anthem stood out on Saturday night for two reasons. First, the guy who sang was really good. He hit all […]

Last derby game of the season

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Derby takes a certain amount of grace. The Austin Texecutioners played the Rose City (Portland) team and did very well. And my friend Melissa, who is on one of the Austin teams and who was the recipient of the Versatility I made a while ago, gave me a couple of awesome balls of Alpaca that […]