Category Archives: Media & Politics

The Games That Shall Not be Named

If you are part of the knitting or crochet world, you’ve probably heard that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) sent a cease and desist letter to the knitting/crochet/weaving site Ravelry regarding the Ravelympics. You can find it here on … Continue reading

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TUSAL – February 2012

Another new moon, and another Totally Useless Stitch Along post. This month I have a valid reason for posting late: one of my uncles passed away very early yesterday morning. Although I hadn’t seen him for many years, when I … Continue reading

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Stitchin’ Questions

There is a new stitching meme making the rounds. Andie started it, and I have seen Erica and Lindsay answer it. And, now it is my turn: 1. What are you stitching at the moment? Well, I’m working on several … Continue reading

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They Can’t Be Serious, Right?

While browsing my Twitter stream this morning, I noticed that Tarot artist and VJ Kat Black tweeted that she will no longer drink Bacardi.  Weird, I thought.  So, I decided to find out why.  And it is bad, ladies.  Apparently, … Continue reading

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Quantity or Quality?

I have a very small circle of friends, a good size group of acquaintances, and one really good friend.  Oh, and Baby Man.  According anthropologist Robin Dunbar (see BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | What’s the ideal number of … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Africentric School Experiment a No Go?

I’m not sure if anyone in the wider world is aware of this, but Toronto is currently working toward setting up what is being called an “Africentric school.”   The idea behind it is to provide students a school that meets … Continue reading

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In Living LCD… With No Government

quanta and I have finally taken a step into the 21st century.  Last week, my Christmas present arrived a little early–a 47″ LG LCD TV.  I was more than a little shocked, since I thought we had agreed to wait … Continue reading

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