Monthly Archives: December 2009

review

2009 was a more eventful year than I’d realized; every time I discuss what happened, I find later that I’ve left out some major things. I haven’t had the crappy year so many people have, but it’s definitely been a … Continue reading

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1:50 AM, just got home

Happy New Year! Rowers: I am now category C!!!

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just realized something….

I didn’t think I had a poem eligible for the Rhysling Award, because I didn’t think I’d had any speculative poetry published – but I do. It was the nontraditional venue confusing my memory – but my Clotho Visits the … Continue reading

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no meme here (and New Year’s plans)

There is a meme that asks, “If you had me alone, locked up in your house, for twenty-four hours and I had to do whatever you wanted me to, what would you have me/you/us do?” Don’t worry, I won’t be … Continue reading

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gained weight

No, not me, my passport and my knitting queue. I just got my passport back, because I sent it in to get new pages added. (This is my second passport; I’ve only had this one since late 2005. They’ve been … Continue reading

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My in-laws rock!

Their Christmas box arrived today. In it was a card announcing a donation in our name to a charity we support, and a DVD of a TV show Ted likes (he uses them for erging) and…. two boxes each of … Continue reading

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a New Year’s gift for you

Because: 1. In some areas New Year’s Day was the traditional gift-giving holiday but more because 2. I figure it’s the holiday celebrated by the greatest percentage of my various friendslists but also because 3. It took me a while … Continue reading

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Darkness-in-light poems

These were written in 2009, but apparently I never published them here, so this is a post-dated (pre-dated?) entry actually written in 2012. a winter’s hope Wrapped in flannel, wool and fleece a cup of tea to warm my hand … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes movie recommendation:

Don’t go see it if you’re already feeling dizzy. I almost walked out a bunch of times. (But I’d probably have fallen all over people on the way out.) THey did that annoying cinematographic trick where the viewpoint is always … Continue reading

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scarf up!

Ravelry is an amazing place. I’ve just posted a scarf pattern (and by “just” I mean “within the hour”) – so far three people have listed it as a favorite and two have started scarves of their own. Wow. (The … Continue reading

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