Monthly Archives: September 2008

hot dog!

When I first read about this Weenies on the Water guy, I knew we’d end up scouring the river looking for him, as he combines two of Peter’s favorite things: boats and hot dogs. Look, ma! Biodegradable boxes!The frankfurter gods … Continue reading

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Pilot hi-tec-c coleto, how I love you

I have always been fond of office supplies. In fact, I can get a little freaky about office supplies, particularly pens. I am not as obsessed as this guy, but that’s mostly because I am too lazy (and perhaps dimwitted) … Continue reading

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Oh, george

My brother is currently attempting to get rid of and/or move around a bunch of stuff in the house, which means a lot of the kooky stuff my packrat father collected is surfacing. I think my father was probably the … Continue reading

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it’s never too early for halloween

The aisles are full of Halloween goodies, and I just can’t resist them. All I have purchased thus far, though, is that “EEK” vessel. Won’t it look cute with candy corn in it? I figure I can use it for … Continue reading

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sometimes you just need chocolate cake

Seriously, is there anything more festive than cake? I just love cake. I even love that word. Cake cake cake! So anyway, every Monday we do family supper with our neighbor friends. Family supper ALWAYS includes dessert. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Mariko_17weeks, originally uploaded by super eggplant. Testing the “blog this photo” feature in flickr.

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just about ready to take on the panties

I made a couple more running shirts using my new coverstitch machine (the Janome CoverPro 900CP). I still haven’t mastered the coverstitch quite yet. I haven’t been able to use Woolly Nylon in the looper–I can’t get the tension correct, … Continue reading

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