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An Ode to Half Square Triangles

How do I make thee? Let me count the ways.
I cut thee to the depth and breadth and height
Seven-eighths of an inch greater than finished… 241 more words


UFO #2

As of bedtime last night the green HST quilt top is done.  Sorry the pictures are so poor…but, the quilt top is done!  UFO #3 is calling to me.  11 more words

Andromeda in High Resolution

This afternoon I gave three hours of lectures on the trot, so I’m now feeling more than a little knackered. Before I head home for an early night, though, I thought I’d share this amazing video produced by the… 76 more words

The Universe And Stuff

Let's Talk More Astronomy: Why Are Über-Conservatives Generally Young-Earth Creationists?

That’s a serious question. I think I know the answer, but it’s a bit flippant, so if anyone has ideas, please let me know in the comments. 475 more words


Aimée 4: Pieced at last

The top for Aimée is together, and I can stop whipping out my tape measure and calculator every few minutes.

Spontaneous design is very nice, and looks fun, but it does require a lot of arithmetic, never my strong point. 276 more words


Snow Day from Business Program

Well, this was unexpected. A snow day. My plans were to complete a three-day business program today, but I received word before 7:00 am that due to hazardous road conditions, it was postponed until next Saturday. 857 more words

Lessons In Writing


Here’s the thing about knitting. It’s great for the knitter/blogger and less interesting for the reader. I’ve been knitting like a beast over the past few days. 111 more words