Friday, June 09, 2006

10 years ago : 10 days ago

10 years ago

10 days ago

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Saturday, May 20, 2006

jen lives in my head : i live in jen's head

further proof that jen and i are psychically connected...

jen's new couch

my new couch

we bought the same couch - without discussing it. we don't even have the same taste! 900 miles apart and we still do crazy shit like this.


after over 12 skeins of yarn adding up to more than 3600 yards of yarn, i've finished.

it feels great. it wasn't hard, but a real test of my endurance. i can't believe that everything i just tried on a whim actually worked.
very happy

i'm leaving for georgia in 5 days.

Saturday, April 29, 2006

fish...what the fuck?

so imagine stepping out side to have a smoke when your half lit and almost planting your bare ass foot on this.

eeeehhh. pile of dead fish on my back patio. so mysterious AND fucking gross.

this happened after a girls night out with these folks

serious fun. i love how julia looks like she's about 2 feet tall in this pic.

hmm what else? oh i made some stuff, obviously.

a slipcover for this magazine file

and this little teddy bear... yang was kinda afraid of it.

but mostly i've been working on this...which is no longer secret since the roamer has somehow managed to a. get internet access & b. find me on myspace. hey babe! hope you like the blanket!
serious afghan progress:

Saturday, April 01, 2006

Happy Birthday Brad!

Happy Birthday to one of my oldest and dearest friends...

....hopefully I'll be getting to see a whole lot more of you soon.

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

bustin' out an afghan

the roamer sent me some yarn for valentines day. it's acrylic so it's not really appropriate for a sweater or anything that you would where against your skin but perfect for an afghan because you can just throw it in the dryer when the cat pukes on it.
he sent this baby blue color and some off white. after swatching it up a little i decided if i made a blanket out of it, i would end up with a gigantic baby blanket. so i picked out some complimentary colors and worked up this design using blocks from this book.

so far i have this much finished:

6 blocks - 58 to go

this book is pretty cool because you can knit any block from the book and as long as you use the same needles and yarn they will end up being the same size. so far my blocks have come out pretty close but i think i will need to block the hell out of them. anybody know how to block acrylic?

also: yang muffin peed on my brand new mattress yesterday. any suggestions for getting that out?

Friday, March 24, 2006

i've been busy ya'll

so i know i haven't shared some pics in a long ass time but my life has been nuts ya'll. nuts. grape nuts.

i been knittin' like a fuckin' fiend...

klaralund sweater in noro silk garden. jaywalker socks in trekking xxl. and a huge as circular throw in lionbrand homespun. (muffin shown for scale.)

i finished up the lace leaf pullover...

it was hard to photograph...even with help from the muffin.
all it needs is a button

which should i use?

ok one more set of knits - i told you i was a fiend... i just got all this great yarn for xmas, and i was kinda excited, and ...

i knat up this little shrug in one night! so cool. the
one-skein-wonder that actually took 2 1/2 skeins of yarn that i got at tuesday morning for 2.99 each. wool! $9 sweater! (to be fair the skeins were only 35yds each)
a great big 8" x 5' red scarf of cabley goodness i use 3 different red yarns held together and used the
irish hiking scarf pattern.

i've done some things besides knitting too. like move out of my einsie apartment and into my fly new house except maybe there were issues....

like gettin that muffin down and into the crate for the trip. actually moving all of my shit from the third floor hell-hole in my lil crv. and then unpacking it all. but hey! i got a new bedspread! and then my piece of shit closet collapsed. after 3 weeks the landlord fixed it and then yesterday i came home and found that (the pic on the right). its awesome.

i had dinner with these folks while they were down here for the disney vacay.

the roamer's family. it was really nice to see them, i haven't hung out with them all since i moved in '03... it was sad though because of course it made me miss the roamer himself.

we had an 80's suprise party for our friend jen at our new house, good times.

boozin' it up. julia and me - you know i knitted those leg warmers myself. a bunch of slutty, drunk girls on a bed - i think maries bf called us 'a single guy's fantasy'

and last but not least my sweet jess came down to visit.

we took and 8 hour trip to st. pete (i really only should have taken about 3 or 4)

on the way back we stopped by to see jana, keith and the new puppy finn. the next day we went to animal kingdom to see some anymulls. then, a bird shat on jess - hilarious.

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

sometimes the feelings of hopelessness and depression are so strong that i want to jam a ball point pen in my neck just so i can feel something different. i know that this is ultimately the weakest, most selfish move i could make and never truley consider it but the thought is always popping up. i'm so sad. it is like never fucking ending. i'm to the point now where i don't reallly see a way out. i think that if the roamer were here he could help but maybe he can't maybe i'm just using him and his body as a place for affection.