Quality Control

German Chocolate Cupcakes should be taste tested warm from the oven. By me. var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview(); Because it’s wicked cold outside Christopher has declared today a good day for baking.  No complaints from me.  First up are the cupcakes.…

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Voices

Buuuuddddyyyy!  Buuuuddddyyy!var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”));var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview(); A man’s voice calls in the distance.  Within a minute it repeats and I turn my head to try and locate the direction from which it’s coming.  Southeast.  The lower pasture? Buuuuddddyyyy! A hound dog…

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Announcing a Winner!

I’ve spent the past little while on Ravelry going back over the patterns submitted by qualified entries (those that shared a link about the contest elsewhere) in the 10shawls2010 contest.  It was tough.  There are some stunning designs out there. If you’re wondering what lace to knit next, any of the projects suggested would make for…

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Comfort Knitting

You’ve heard of comfort food right?  This morning I told Chris I didn’t feel well and I needed comfort knitting.  It’s that knitting that isn’t frivolous and isn’t fancy.  It just makes you feel good.  And usually it’s fast.  I think this is part of why people knit dish clothes (although I’ve never done it…

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