Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Lost Boys of WW1 and Women Soldiers of the American Civil War

When I first heard about The Lost Boy Project, I thought it had something to do with the movie, The Lost Boys, starring Cory Feldman and Cory Haim. Ok don’t laugh… Imagine my surprise when I discovered that the project focuses on the First World War, and explores the numerous young lives that were lost […]

There are sheeple amongst us…

I saw this comic a few weeks ago… I wish I knew where the OP received it, so I could link to the proper place… Sheeple, they are amongst us! Don’t say I didn’t warn you… Flee, flee for your lives! Denethor makes that comment in Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. What […]

Knitting: Lacy Fern Afghan Update; left side panel almost complete

We’ve all those days/weeks/months…. You’re so busy that it can be hard making time for yourself. The past few weeks have been like that for me, but somehow I still managed to squeeze a few minutes to work on some craft. That usually occurred a few minutes before my bedtime. And even though I haven’t […]

Soccer — keep moving

Yesterday was my daughter’s first soccer game. She was a bit nervous, as were many on her team. Her team didn’t win, but they didn’t give up either. I told her that’s all that matters. I went on to say that after a while of playing together, her team will improve, and they won’t be […]

Knit your own QR code

Ok… how cool is this?   I made the above PR code… Of course I saw this on Ravelry, the original poster posted about it, and also displayed a knitted QR code! When you print it out it’s like a chart. Make each block a four stitches (2 high 2 wide) and you are set. […]

It’s all mine; knitted amigrumi snake

I couldn’t help but chuckle when I saw Bentley with his knitted amigurumi snake. It seems they’re getting along famously right? It looks like I had nothing to worry about, his old snake has been replaced.   This amigurumi snake pattern can be found in the book, Knitted Wild Animals by Sarah Keene. This is […]

Because I’m feeling nostalgic; The Nerd Test

Occasionally I’d take these quizzes on my old personal blog… Last week I took a nerd test An Uber Cool Nerd Queen? Why yes that’s an accurate description of me!