random stuff

I’ve been busy or something lately, so not much crafting has been going on. We did go see David Sedaris last night, and he was so hilarious our faces hurt. He encouraged everyone to buy this book, which he edited. All proceeds go to support 826NYC, a nonprofit tutoring center in Brooklyn, New York, that was founded, I believe, by Dave Eggers. Go here if you want more info.
In other news, Tooth Carrie sent me this very cool duct tape wallet in aubergine:

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I’m going to have to think of some secret items to stash away in there. Incidentally, Tooth Carrie is responsible for introducing me to Fritzie Fresh Gummi Brightcrawlers, the hands-down most delicious gummi candy I have ever had. I even contacted Fritzie Fresh to find out about their distribution, but alas, it seems only the lucky Minnesotans have access to the Fritzie Fresh goodness.
So speaking of stash, I finally redeemed a gift certificate I got from Carolyn and Joanna last year for Threadbear (phew, that was a lot o’ linkin’):
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Some Rowan Calmer so I can make Nothin’ but a T-shirt from Magknits!

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9 Responses to random stuff

  1. duff. says:

    can’t believe you finally used the fucking thing. you know it must be a very SELECT area of minnesota because my mom can’t find those anywhere and i’ve had her looking now since… since when? christmas?

  2. Annette says:

    Mariko, Join Nona’s nothin’ but a T knitalong. http://nonaknits.typepad.com/nonaknits/

  3. Annette says:

    Mariko, Join Nona’s Nothin but a T knitalong, http://nonaknits.typepad.com/nonaknits/

  4. Heidi says:

    Hi, I’m a longtime reader and lurker here–I really admire your talent and ability to finish so many things!
    I had to stop by to tell you that I think of you everytime I see this new Le Creuset casserole: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00023IV56/ref=pd_wt_1/102-2945712-4219313?coliid=I11GJJIWM6IEH0
    I love it so much, it’s on my wishlist! Have a great day!

  5. J Strizzy says:

    How’s this for weird: the yarn you bought with the g.c. from us is the same as the yarn Em sent me last year. The same color even. It’s like one gift being sent around and around the bloggers.

  6. Carrie says:

    Dang! I should have sent you a box full of brightcrawlers!
    Glad you like the wallet.
    ~Tooth-Carrie

  7. kerrie says:

    yay for Rowan calmer!

  8. Amanda says:

    Yay!
    I stumbled upon you from weewonderfuls & I adore your blog! :D I’m always curious what your knitting/eating and thats great! I really want to see the finished project of the T-shirt, I have been looking for a good lightweight sweater teeshirt, but I hate sweating!
    keep up the great blogging!
    Amanda

  9. kathreen says:

    love your blog, always something interesting going on.

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