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Where’d we go?!?

After I got back from my trip, we traveled to Niagara Falls and lost our Internet connection! So, we’ve been in the land of no-net for about a week. Doubly frustrating, because our backup connectivity (my cell phone) failed, and the backup-backup (park WiFi) failed! I’ve been able to check email, and get online for […]

Originally posted to Life on the Road. Read the rest of the entry there!.


I frogged the Magickal Earth Shawl. I was knitting it on size 3 needles. After 8 months of working on the edging (not consistently, mind you), I had 7 repeats of the edging pattern done. The edging calls for 48 repeats, which means I had one half of one side of the edging. It was already 5 feet long, which meant the “shawl” would have been 10′ x 10′. I was knitting it for my sister-in-law, but I know she and I are about the same height…. and I’m pretty sure she doesn’t need an alpaca-silk lace bedspread.



And now the yarn is free again to be used for something else! Perhaps even the same shawl on smaller needles… but probably not. I didn’t like knitting it on the very small needles that the pattern really calls for.

More blog changes

Well, opening user registration netted me 3 Russian spambot registrations.

I’ve turned on reCaptcha for registrations. Akismet is working to reduce comment spam without requiring a captcha, so I’m not going to enable it for comments yet.

Anyone using OpenID, please let me know if there are bugs when you attempt to make a comment. Of course, anyone should let me know if there are problems when you attempt to comment– you can do this by emailing me (mortaine, gmail), or by commenting on my LiveJournal or one of my other blogs.

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