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Scheherazade in Blue Jeans
freelance alchemist
Here is a post while I wait to close out the first round of auctions. 
17th-Aug-2011 11:57 am
Hearth
Victoria
Is crying at us most pitifully. Pleeeeeeeease release me, she says, let me go....oooooooo.....

She's getting her stitches removed Friday morning, and hopefully we'll get a little more data then about how she's doing. We've raised a little over $1K before the auction money comes in, so future rounds of auctions? Ummyes.

Stress
I am
a) not getting any time to myself and very much feeling the lack and
b) not getting any real social interaction and very much feeling the lack.

I'm not sure what to do about this, because whatever I do, I'm not getting half of what I need. Frustrating. At this point I'm just hoping to persevere through the beginning of the school year - at least then I'll have some downtime, and perhaps I can find balance.

Bread
Yep, it's gone.

Hessapoofs
Which is how sindrian and I are deliberately mispronouncing hexipuffs, as in the components of The Quilt. I have discovered that this is what variegated yarns are for. I am inordinately excited about finding a use for certain yarns in my stash.

My mods: Judy's magic cast-on, three-needle bindoff. Yes, the cast-on doesn't leave a ridge and the bindoff does, but I don't care, the puffs are getting joined together anyway, and these are things that make sense to my hands.

Link Soup
* Versification. Poetry reviews!
* I want to live here.
* On self-care.
* Muppet cover songs.
* Neighbors!

Daily Science
Quantum communication could be an option for the absolutely secure transfer of data. The key component in quantum communication over long distances is the special phenomenon called entanglement between two atomic systems. Entanglement between two atomic systems is very fragile and up until now researchers have only been able to maintain the entanglement for a fraction of a second. But in new experiments at the Niels Bohr Institute researchers have succeeded in setting new records and maintaining the entanglement for up to an hour.

Plans
No plan survives first contact with the teenager.
Comments 
17th-Aug-2011 04:19 pm (UTC)
I'm planning on making The Beekeeper's Quilt too! Just waiting to have the funds to buy the pattern. I have lots of scrap sock yarn sitting around, and I think it will make a great transit project.
17th-Aug-2011 04:39 pm (UTC)
I don't know if this would help with the interaction part, but I've a rather quiet afternoon going on. I know you and phones aren't always BFFs, but if a bit of chat would help, I'm around :-)
17th-Aug-2011 06:01 pm (UTC)
I have been supabusy and mostly offline this month, but I'm game for the next round of auctions.
19th-Aug-2011 05:38 pm (UTC)
Thank you! :)
17th-Aug-2011 07:47 pm (UTC) - Oh the house you want to live in ...
... that door alone would be worth it. How cool is that!
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