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    Stripey Socks: Complete

    This is a terrible picture, but I’m too tired to try and take a better one. It will just have to do.

    To recap, these are socks knit toe-up with one strand of Araucania Ranco Solid (green) and Koigu KPPPM (blue). I finally mastered Judy’s Magic Cast On for these, which pleases me. (Both . . . → Read More: Stripey Socks: Complete

    Misc Notes

    It takes about this long for a dog to give birth to three puppies.

    Thirteen hours, more or less. I wasn’t knitting the whole time, obviously!

    The next day I spotted an owl out roaming around during the daytime. This isn’t too unusual. (And owls can’t get rabies, so no worries there.)

    Can you . . . → Read More: Misc Notes

    Sims Sunday: Problems At Home

    First of all, I would like to know how a Sim who works out so much can have a butt that big. Unfair!!!

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    That’s Quinn celebrating her birthday to “Mature Adult” with her husband Benny. But for some reason, there is no “Woo Hoo” or “Try For Baby” option. Instead, they make out for a while and then share secrets. Continue reading…

    Puppies IV: The Puppening

    As many of you know, my landlord/neighbor also raises Newfoundland dogs. And it’s time for another litter! (Past litters: 1, 2, 3.) Sorry for not having said anything earlier. This one is a first-time mom, and you never know – things can go really badly.

    But everything went swell!

    Here is mama dog . . . → Read More: Puppies IV: The Puppening

    Earthquake Weather

    Quite a day! I mean, not here, obviously. For once, the West Coast gets to sit back and watch everyone else cope with an earthquake.

    Post-earthquake television watching is often the best part of an earthquake. I always rush to turn on the local news stations. It’s great fun watching them interrupt their . . . → Read More: Earthquake Weather