Monthly Archives: May 2004

come sail away

If you think I’m obsessed with chocolate and pastries and yarn and such, that is nothing compared to Peter’s obsession with sailboats. His boat fever is at a peak right now–the weather is getting nicer, and soon it will be … Continue reading

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dishrag hag

Does anyone have a pattern for dishrags like these? My aunt in Japan made them. I asked my mother to learn how to make them when she was over there on a visit, but she learned how to make the … Continue reading

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power of the pop tart

Peter is a high school teacher, which means he sometimes spends more time disciplining kids than teaching them. One thing he has to do is make sure no food or drinks are consumed in the classroom. This morning I got … Continue reading

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screaming to be seamed

I finished the sleeves of the Split Personality sweater, and now I just have to seam the puppy up. Unfortunately, I am having a tough time getting motivated to seam it. The lighting has to be just so, you know, … Continue reading

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green tea ice cream

One of my favorite flavors of ice cream is green tea. Back when I was a poor college student, my roommate and I would make a weekly, Friday night pilgrimage to Dreyer‘s ice cream (no, we had nothing better to … Continue reading

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spiro gyro

I haven’t been sewing much lately, but I have quite a bit of fabric and all the best intentions, so I decided to get off my duff and sew something this weekend: The fabric is Michael Miller’s “spiro gyro,” which … Continue reading

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long time no bake

I realized the other day that I haven’t baked anything for months. Must have had something to do with that mercury retrograde thing? Anyway, we had a family party this weekend, and I was asked to bring something “cakey and … Continue reading

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