Monthly Archives: October 2005

that’s print gocco to you

A couple months ago Thuy was trying to talk my wacko brother into getting me a Gocco screenprinting kit. It turned out that he HAD one. Yes, my brother, the ham radio and computer geek, had a Gocco (though you … Continue reading

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fun-filled weekend

Living in a big city means lots of choices for fun! Saturday I went to the grand opening of Pix Patisserie’s new location with Action Hero Melissa and my friend Wendy and her two girls: I took a photo of … Continue reading

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sweet treats

Though things have been busy what with moving and unpacking and all, I have managed to keep a few of my priorities straight. Specifically, I have been keeping my eyes peeled for fun sweet treats. The day we unloaded the … Continue reading

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Blogging by Mail 2

The very first package I received at our new house was from my Blogging by Mail buddy Amy! Blogging by Mail is a food swap of sorts. You send someone regional treats, something homebaked, food you like, that sort of … Continue reading

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Japanese craft books 20 minutes away

I went to Kinokuniya the other day with my mother. I had to feign calmness so she wouldn’t think I was completely out of my gourd. I didn’t have much time to browse, but I did manage to snag a … Continue reading

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those wacky japanese

Sunday I spent the entire day unpacking the kitchen. The kitchen is, well, funky, so I ended up leaving most items packed and stored in the basement. We still have quite a few boxes to unpack, but at least this … Continue reading

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welcome to portland

This was the view from my desk yesterday: It POURED. I found out later that it was the rainiest day on record or something, so that made me feel a bit better. I made it out to Kinokuniya with my … Continue reading

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