To brighten up a rainy day. I made these from a kit I got at Paper Source — a frightening cash-vacuum for a gal with a paper fetish. Read More

Vacation. It's a beautiful word. I'm on vacation next week — the first real time off I will have had since early November — and I'm finding it really difficult to concentrate here at work. My brain is slipping away ...Read More

Once upon a time, when I re-started knitting, I decided to make Mike a sweater. I had never made any kind of garment or spent any time on gauge, or even sewn any pieces of knitting together, but I would ...Read More

I'm slated to give a presentation to a bunch of librarians next week entitled "15 New Technologies in 50 Minutes." I'm putting together my list, and here's my dilemma: What constitutes "new"? There are technologies that have been out there for ...Read More

I have time issues. Not the "I-don't-have-enough-time" kind, but the "why-does-the-time-I-have-not-come-when-I-need-it" kind. I'm a big time morning person, which for any normal person would mean that I prefer getting up early to staying up late. For me, it goes so ...Read More

I said I wasn't going to do it again, but I did it again. I signed up for Sockapalooza 4 and volunteered to be a sock savior in case someone else drops out. At least I have several months before ...Read More

Deb's funeral was extremely cathartic, a chance to sob all the sobs I'd been carrying around with me for most of that week. I knit through the service — Deb wouldn't have wanted it any other way. I talked to my ...Read More