Finally spun my first yarn

July 2, 2009
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Holy crap, did I just SPIN yarn?! Yes, yes I did. (on Rav) I got a spindle kit at the Black Sheep Gathering [Event in Eugene, Oregon]. The kit came with a spindle, a booklet, and 3 batts of wool. At least I assume wool, sadly it didn’t have a descriptor about the fiber itself. […]

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Bone Marrow Discrimination

June 9, 2009
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You can sign up to be matched as a bone marrow donor for free from June 8th through 22nd at www.marrow.org. That is unless you are a man who’s had sex with another man in the past 5 years. The policy is disgusting, discriminatory, bigoted, and just plain wrong! We’ve got a few options here. […]

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Memories of Felix

May 13, 2009

We had a tabby cat once when I was a boy.  My sister was probably six and I was eight, maybe nine.  I can’t quite remember.  My mind is very bad with dates.  Anyway, his name was Felix.  Very small for his age, he never quite grew out of being a kitten.  He was brown […]

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Yarn and Life Update

April 20, 2009
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I’ve been a yarn machine lately. Above is my first knit hat, Fire Flower! I adore the yarn and colorway. Below are a couple of hats for some little girls Neice Hat & Everliegh Hat. It’s all about the bobbles!! My brain is so full of ideas and inspiration and motivation… but my body doesn’t […]

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Marriage Officially Redefined by Merriam-Webster

March 18, 2009

Per Towleroad, via Joe My God with Right-Wing Freak-out by WND. Marriage has officially been re-defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Rock on lexicographers! As Joe My God said, it would be prefered to read as “Marriage: the state of being united to another adult in a consensual or contractual relationship recognized by law.” But we ARE […]

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Easy Chili Recipe

March 13, 2009
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Yummy Chilli! Ingredients are based on TASTE. Use what you love, use what you have. This is a great way to do a pantry purge. You could add any beans you have, any spices you want, any vegetables you want. Have at it. Chili 2-3 Bell Peppers [different colors if you got’em] 1-2 Small Onions […]

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Homosexuals will not be counted in 2010 Census

March 9, 2009

“I mean, why count the gay people? It might provide a basis for giving us some rights.” – Andy Towle “Census takers will ask same-sex couples who live together to define themselves as “unmarried partners,” as they did in 2000 before some states – currently only Connecticut and Massachusetts – allowed gay marriage.” – Press-Telegram, […]

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New FO: Baby Hat

March 8, 2009

For a co-worker’s baby girl. She’s yet to be born, but I thought I would get a head start. Tunisian stitch stocking hat, with 6 petal flower. Reclaimed cotton yarn purchased on etsy.com from alphacatmom. The flower yarn is from reminents of the Debbie Scarf. Hat Pattern: TSS a swatch about 5 1/2″ (height) x […]

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It breaks my heart

February 7, 2009

I cried watching this video. Thanks for the link Rachel! I signed the petition and you should to: Ken Starr — and the Prop 8 Legal Defense Fund — filed legal briefs defending the constitutionality of Prop 8 and attempting to forcibly divorce 18,000 same-sex couples that were married in California last year? The Supreme […]

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Draw a Dinosaur Day 2009

January 30, 2009

Today is the 3rd Annual Draw a Dinosaur Day: http://toddpage.livejournal.com/356045.html The day is not quite up yet – you still have time to Draw your Dinosaur!!

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