Archive for September, 2010

Thanks Randall

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Today’s XKCD made me realize something. That adjective modification by expletives is fucking fungible as shit.

Ah, anaesthesia

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

This recent Hyperbole and a Half comic reminded me of an incident from my youth. When I was in high school, I noticed a weird lump behind my left clavicle. I pointed it out to my parents, who were concerned, so we spoke to my doctor and a biopsy was scheduled. It was an outpatient […]

It’s all in the name

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

So the yak which was almost an Entrelac scarf has been ripped out and is beginning life anew as a scarf that’s going to have a Fibonacci sequence-based color change in it. This time it’s going to be a Seaman’s scarf style. However, I got really tired of all the innuendo thrown my way last […]

I get it! But I don’t really want it.

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

The last time I did entrelac was for the cuffs of some kilt hose, and in that context I think it’s great stuff. It created a lovely texture that finished off the socks beautifully. This time, I was doing it with an eye towards doing some clever (ish) color work in a scarf. Unfortunately, now […]

If you come to a Forks in the road, don’t take it.

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

A few weeks back, I met up with my girlfriend and her son for some camping in the Olympic National Forest. There are dozens of campgrounds that you can drive right up to, pitch a tent, and spend a lovely evening under climax forest. We got to do campfire cooking and hiking and take some […]