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{ Monthly Archives } May 2009

Hot

Black as the devil. Hot as hell. Pure as an angel. Sweet as love. This is my morning sip, sitting next to the cheese and tomato that will make up the rest of my breakfast.  Good times.

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Five fives are twenty-five

Food blog names I wish I’d thought of: Sassy Radish Plumpest Peach Wild Yeast Nourish Me Confessions of a Food Nazi Foods I don’t eat very often but whenever I do I wish I ate them all the time: Peanut butter and honey sandwiches Marmalade on toasted English Muffins Grilled zucchini and haloumi slices Ice […]

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Magic!

I was walking at lunch yesterday to meet up with a friend, meeting her at a café around the corner.  As I took a shortcut through a grove of golden autumn oak trees (honestly, this city has its pluses: there can’t be many cities that boast groves of golden autumn oak trees in the middle […]

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Things that are making me happy

Some days, everything rocks. Things that are rocking: A friend’s photography blog has an awesome post on coffee — I think his blog is really, really well laid-out, with nice clear lines and plenty of emphasis on the pictures. I have ♠ discovered ♥ how to do ♣ special characters ♦ in WordPress. This tickles […]

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Mess is more

Today is so autumnal it’s nearly clichéed. The sky is silver and white, with flashes of pewter for good measure.  The lake is choppy and restless, and the trees are in the last throes of gold; there are parrots everywhere, crunching open seedpods and acorns and goodness knows what else.  It’s very windy. It’s about […]

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Clog

How does writer’s block work? I can be buzzing along, thinking about all sorts of things, and then I sit down to write about them and the best I can think of is “I saw lots of birds on my drive to work today!” which isn’t even good conversation.  And the next thing you know, […]

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Yarngift!

When I got to my work this tired Friday, I found: Yarngift!  A coworker and fellow knitter saw fit to say thanks for some extra support I had given her at work and, well, let’s just say she speaks my language.  This is a heavenly 50grams of 2ply merino/mohair, hand-painted by Touch Yarns New Zealand. […]

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FO Report: Corona

Oh yes, oh yes, oh yes! Headless photos of my new love: Finished this baby on Sunday, while M and I were tucked up on the couch, each wrapped in a doona and each slight-to-moderately hungover. I tried it on and decided it was far too tight and I was a fool of a knitter, […]

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