Nov 2

Maker Faire wrapup

Posted by Matty

We just got back from Maker Faire in Austin (ermm, two weeks ago), and have much to share!

Geek out, with lots of pix inside!

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Aug 3

Buildin’ stuff

Posted by Matty

I needed a new computer for an upcoming project at home (hereafter referred to as “Project X”). Instead of going out to Best Buy or Circuit City, I figured that I would save a couple of bucks and build one from parts.

I shopped wisely and built a basic computer that fit my needs. So, what kind of computer can you build on the cheap? Take a peek and see…

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Jun 8

Keyboard Carwash

Posted by Matty

I’ve been getting ready for my new job, cleaning out my laptop bag and organizing my stuff. I took a look at my work keyboard, and it was kinda filthy. Okay, really filthy. If the CDC were to run tests on it, I’m sure they would quarantine or destroy it.

How would a lazy creative person deal with this situation?

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Apr 22

n days and counting!

Posted by Nanc

There’s a countdown going on here. As of this Sunday (4/22), there are only 12 more days before the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival (MSWF). And only 9 days before C. and I fly out to Baltimore.

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Mar 28

Wii-demption

Posted by Matty

A few months ago, I may have written a post on this site about how I wanted a Nintendo Wii. About how I wanted the Wii so much that it made my belly hurt. In retrospect, maybe the post came off a little whiny.

If you’re expecting a retraction, you’ll have to wait a little longer. Because I got one.

“But Matty, was it really worth all of your molly-coddling, lilly-livered whinery in that other blog entry?”

Oh, yeah.

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Mar 27

Deep inside the intercom

Posted by Matty

I hope the title doesn’t make you think that this post is about some kind of weird electronic pr0n or something.

or…

Maybe it is. There’s really only one way to find out. Ickclay the inklay.

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Mar 19

Slap Stitch was AWESOME!

Posted by Nanc

No, really. We (knitters) had a decent turn out in our section, the Stars won, and I saw a lot of knitting going on. Well, at least a fair amount of yarn and needles; who knows how many stitches got made. Keep reading for more of my account.

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Jan 3

The last of 2006

Posted by Nanc

Wow – the new year came and went pretty darn quick. And it’s not like I’ve been super busy with parties like some of you. We’ve just… been. You know, here and there, existing — doing “stuff.”

But I did finally get to washing and blocking my final FOs from last year.

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Dec 14

a holiday thing

Posted by Nanc

Good Girl Purl of the Purling Ps asked us (the proverbial, internets “us”) to make a list of what makes us happy during the holidays. What can I do but to oblige such a sweet request.

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Dec 5

I.O.U. pix

Posted by Nanc

Although I haven’t let this go for as long as I normally do, I did promise to show you pictures of what I picked up at Kid ‘N Ewe.

Gratuitous pictures of yarn prØn follows:

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