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March 08, 2006

Oodles of Randomosity


1. The roommate is having houseguests this weekend, which has prompted me to clean a bit. And wow, I kinda like it when I can actually use my living room. Actually, I've been in something of a cleaning/decluttering mood anyway. Let's hope it sticks.

2. We all know South Dakota sucks, as Bitch Ph.D. so succinctly put it, but here's a new one in the "evil politician" category: US Senate Candidate Wants Death Penalty for Homosexuals. Um, what? With a platform like that, you'd think he'd at least bother to change his registration from Democrat to, I don't know, Lawful Evil or something.

3. I have become convinced that there are maybe five or six templates for towns in New England, and they're all variations on those. Lots of deja vu while visiting new towns recently. Today I drove into Haverhill for the first time and would have sworn I was in a certain part of Waterbury. Except things weren't quite where they were supposed to be. Weird.

4. I'm slightly concerned that I seem to be finishing the easier/smaller projects on my list of ten and replacing them with more complicated/larger ones. But I'm trying not to worry about it. Theoretically it will all even itself out eventually.

5. I am extraordinarily tempted by the Spring Forward KAL. I mean, look at all those cables! Just look at them! Aaaaah!

6. But Rogue! That has to be the next sweater started. So far for the KAL we've got me, Erica, Cate, Kat, and Tracy. Anyone have a Rogue picture they'd be willing to let me use to make a button?

7. Carole King is so cool. I picked up a promo of The Living Room Tour at the store a while back, and I'm finally listening to it. Dear Lord, the woman wrote everything. I don't always like live recorded stuff (um, you know what I mean), but this is great.

8. They're saying it's going to be warm this weekend! I have decreed that there will be frolicking. And ice cream. I will frolic by myself, if necessary.

And there's more, actually, but I think that's enough for one day...

Posted by Kat at March 8, 2006 09:27 PM

Hooray for frolicking! I always feel that frolicking is necessary on those first few warm days of the year....

Posted by: Tracy at March 8, 2006 09:54 PM

There's simply not enough frolicking in the world, so go to it! And sheesh, after reading about demon politicions like that (I'm doubtful that "Lawful" Evil would be evil enough...), I think we all need some frolicking.

Posted by: Chris at March 8, 2006 10:46 PM

it seems like its been forever since you were here and its only been a few weeks ! weird.

Posted by: aisling at March 9, 2006 12:19 AM

The death penalty for homosexuals? Ah, well, you see the only way to enforce such a law is to break into people's bedrooms and catch them in the act so all we need to do is make voyurism a crime punishable by death (under the heading of amoral conduct) and we're set. But that is such a broad definition.

Murder is clear to define. We can agree on what constitutes steeling even in all its permutations. "Can I borrow that? Sure." Not steeling. "Hey, look a penny on the sidewalk." Not steeling. "Gimme the loot and no one gets hurt." Steeling. But amoral conduct?

I think refusing to give a seat to a pregnant woman, the elderly or the handicapped is amoral. Does that fit in the definition? What about people who discourage reading? Or people who eat lamb chops? Everyone knows sheep are for knitting, not eating. Can we shoot the lamb chop eaters? And politicians are amoral by definition. What do we do with them?

I think this guy is mildly insane, and in today's day and age might well be our next president. He doesn't belong in the Lawful Evil party; D&D hasn't quite taken over the world yet. He belongs in the Nazi party.

Things will even out, regarding the ten. You can do a lot of fast switches, or a few small ones. I'd like to suggest keeping one slot open for quick projects just in case. That way you can make a rapid switch if you have to.

Have fun with the ice cream and the frolicing.

Posted by: Ivy at March 9, 2006 09:38 AM

can't. keep. up. with. blogs.

(it'll pass, I keep hearing, it'll pass. Someday I'll have more time. I hope they are right.)

Part of me is jumping at the chance to join a possible Rogue knit-a-long, but I'm awful at knit-a-longs, so I think I'll be like a silent alonger. Which is like a silent partner...or something like that.

(I keep thinking I'll make it down your way for a yarn'shop tour but I have to get through psych first....)

Posted by: Kristen at March 13, 2006 11:17 PM

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