Monthly Archives: July 2003

Mariko is on vacation, so it’s maintenance time

Mariko is on vacation, so it’s maintenance time. This is Mariko’s brother. I’ve just spent the past several days trying to move this site from one machine to another. So far, so good, I think. It’s been rather a painful … Continue reading

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out to lunch; back in 2 weeks!

We are leaving for vacation Tuesday morning, and we won’t be back for 2 weeks! There will most likely be no blogging during this time, but if you see us (ha ha) in NYC, Boston, or Maine, please say hello! … Continue reading

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another project, you say?

I have to pack, work, and get food ready for a family barbecue at our place tomorrow night, but did that stop me from starting a new project? You see, I was just going to take some socks on vacation, … Continue reading

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Dairy Queen

A lot of dairy was consumed today, for some reason. It was all worth it, though. For dinner I made the macaroni and cheese recipe from Cook’s Illustrated. It is very tasty and very, very quick and easy. I also … Continue reading

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I love chowhound!

We are getting ready for our vacation back east, so I posted on Chowhound to ask about good places to eat in Maine. Hello, I received numerous responses as well as 16 documents about where to eat in Maine! I … Continue reading

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ebay weaknesses

Did you know that knitting blogger Kerstin is a bad influence? Well, she is. She just happens to mention Classic Elite Star, which is composed of 99 percent cotton and 1 percent lycra or something, on her blog, so of … Continue reading

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Throw Caution to the Wind tank–complete!!

At long last, the Throw Caution to the Wind tank is finished! Finito! I gave up on the reverse backward triple sowkow (sauchau? How DO you spell that?) flippo crochet and just went with a single crochet (or, rather, my … Continue reading

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fear of demi

Well, it seems there is a general consensus among knitting fans that Demi Moore is indeed very scary! I remember first seeing her on General Hospital (yes, I used to watch it back in the Luke and Laura days). I … Continue reading

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tank progress

I am eating Jelly Belly Sours right now. They are super yummy. Anyway, I finished the back of the Throw Caution to the Wind tank: Wanna hear something embarrassing? When I took the photo, I got my feet in the … Continue reading

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shorts!

Yes, I sewed a pair of shorts today! We’re getting ready for our vacation, and I decided it’d be nice to have, you know, one or two pairs of shorts that aren’t elastic waistbands with strange designs on them. Here … Continue reading

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