My landlord lent me some of his super-duper scary de-greasing cleaner for the dusty/greasy spots near the stove and up the cabinets. I’ll be able to do one side at a time – can’t fit all the over and under Continue reading I’m goofing off before Deep Cleaning
Call me Charles Babbage. Not that I’m a genius, just that a working design that comes in on time is not as much fun as a better design that pushes the deadline off a little bit more. I decided over Continue reading The grading is done…Maybe
I tracked down the right funeral parlor address tonight for the elderly couple hovering in the minivan outside my parking spot. Mom thought she needed to move her car for the neighbors coming home, so we had run outside to Continue reading Wrong Grove Street
Especially one who is becoming a knitting designer. Elegant Economy wrote about how her education as a Business Analyst informs her new business as designer, here.
Check out Home Spun Juggling (She lives in Westchester county NY, her neighbors really are likely to be like this) And the follow up cartoons here and here. OK Christina; what do you say to the sincerely concerned people who Continue reading Are homeschoolers Rich?
We had 5 books waiting for us at the library – so even though the kid’s noses are still drippy, we walked to the park and library. Of course, the library opens at 11:30AM on Thursdays, so we had a Continue reading Thaw
My kids are still sick. It’s still February. So I’m posting photos of what my garden looked like before snow, in case I can make this post profound. My friend Annie managed profundity in What kind of Garden are you? Continue reading Does my garden say anything about me?
Last summer, I heard a Mom caution her approximately three year old son, “No running, remember,” on a wood chipped play ground next to a springy lawn. I watched this boy a bit, was the little guy suffering from some Continue reading I Actually Heard this at the Park
DH let me go shopping today. I picked up two skeins at Dee’s Nimble Needles – I am not so aware of yarn availability and DH accurately said that Dee would set me straight faster than Ravelry searches. I’ll be Continue reading Retail therapy
Sometimes I want to solve problems before they happen by making rules. I know things are too complex at home when I have to ask the kids what the rules are again. I’ve been doing that at co-op. I called Continue reading Ditching the Must Attend Planning Meeting Rule
B’s Spanish tutor (AKA Cousin K) wanted some face to face time, they usually work over Skype. So she drove down from Cambridge, no small feat with deep snow and two children under 3. She sent him on a treasure Continue reading Treasure Hunt
Well, DH finished the first iteration of a java program for me last night at 11:13PM ish or so, that takes my charted pattern, and turns it into text. I’ve been charting the 4 other sizes of the mitten this Continue reading So, how is the Mittens for Money going?