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Monday, November

  Monday Morning Mirth  


I intend to tell these to the children during dinner…

Why did the turkey cross the road?
It was the chicken’s day off.

What sound does a space turkey make?
Hubble, hubble, hubble.

Why did the police arrest the turkey?
They suspected it of fowl play.

Why did they let the turkey join the band?
Because he had the drumsticks.

What would you get if you crossed a turkey with a baked fruit dessert?
Peach gobbler!

Friday, November 16, 2007

L@@K out now: flying cliches everywhere!

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Jack of All Trades. Master of None. To do two things at once is to do neither. If at first you don’t succeed, sit the H down.

I did not sit down.

Carlene writes: “I’m sorry, but I love the olive cardie!”

Would that I would’ve listened to you, Miss Carlene! After the last go-round with the Wombat colored Australian dye from Landscape Elements, I thought I’d like a little deeper cooler look to this. We were initially coping with up a red-dye migration glitch that was covered pretty darn well with the first over-dye attempt.

So I mixed up a batch of Warm Black Procion and dunked again. The result?


It’s a little darker. A little cooler. But it is still green. Betcha never thought you’d hear me utter that I was flinching from the verde. Indeed! This is a lovely olive that is growing on me by the minute, but I was hoping to tame and master the microfiber in this yarn and it was a no go. Lesson learned: don’t mix unlike colors/fibers in boiling hot sudsy water, or Pay the Piper.

Margene writes: “I’m listening to a radio broadcast (while working and reading blogs);-D and the author puts forth the premise that multi-tasking dumbs us down, makes trouble and causes dangerous things to happen. You proved him right!”

Indeed, the multi-tasker in me is tamed instead. Somethings just need to be given one’s full attention while doing. The result if one spreads oneself too thin? Here’s the Atlantic magazine article that made me cry

Speaking of tears, I’ve gone back to my original Movable Type installation. The template set-up of MT4.1 is just beyond my time frame right now. Looks like a good thing to attempt in the middle of winter during some long long afternoons…

I am going to follow Robert Green’s advice and build a proxy blog to test out all the Style Sheets before going live. Why the drama? With over 1234 entries (going back as far as April 2004) to preserve, it is beyond my skillset to just migrate it. This new version does not recognize the archival structure of the previous versions, so they must be re-mapped. I was overjoyed with the fact that I finally figured out how to set up a server side MSQL database! My poor ole Berkeley DB is hinky-dink. There is some minor corruption in there that doesn’t quite crash the party but scares me silly with its lurking about.

Maybe I’ll just hook up with WordPress instead ;p
didge_0705.jpgDidge agrees we should just walk on by…

Tuesday, November 13, 2007


It’s Friday and you just might want to leave the week behind…

Imagine a knit night with wine and snacks and YARN! You can bring your knitting and relax and then the Floor Show begins!



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