Gary Said He Wanted To!

August 26, 2008 § 5 Comments

There is a knitting meme going around. I started laughing at some of the answers I was reading elsewhere. When I told Gary what I was reading, he wanted to answer the questions too. Odd. I didn’t think he would be that interested.

A: What is your favorite thing about my knitting?
G: Thinking… thinking… thinking. I like that you can knit and watch a movie on TV while sitting next to me.

A: What don’t you like?
G: You aren’t paying attention to me or the movie.

A: What is something that I have knitted that you recall as being good?
G: Finally finishing my sweater after 4 years. (See the Great Humongous Sweater story)

A: Do you think knitters have an expensive hobby?
G: Only compared to some.

A: Do you have any hobbies?
G: Not hardly… no. (He doesn’t really. His job is computers, he has built a couple of bookshelves, he plays his Irish Whistle once in awhile, but nothing compared to my hobbies)

A: Who spends the most on their hobby?
G: You do. (Obviously, since he doesn’t really have any)

A: Have I ever embarrassed you by knitting in public?
G: No. Actually, I’m proud that you knit in public.

A: Do you know my favorite kind of yarn?
G: I think so… Cascade 220? Or what’s that one yarn company, Blue Moon?

A: Do you know the names of the blogs I read?
G: Knitting ones? No.

A: What about quilting blogs?
G: Ah, no.

A: Do you read my blog?
G: Yes.

A: Have you ever left a comment?
G: No. (Though he has commented on my old blog, Rhubarb Patch)

A: Do you mind my wanting to stop at yarn shops when we travel?
G: No, not much.

A: Which do you mind more, a quilt shop or a yarn shop?
G: Er, quilt shop. Well, they’re both equally painful. Actually, as long as I have a book, they’re both okay.

A: Do you understand the importance of knitting a swatch?
G: Oh yes, painfully. (See the Great Humongous Sweater story, again)

A: Do you think the house would be cleaner if I did not knit?
G: Only if you took up housecleaning as a hobby. But if you replace knitting with another hobby, no it wouldn’t be any cleaner.


Flickr Meme

June 1, 2008 § 1 Comment

A fun meme going around…

a. Type your answer to each of the questions below into Flickr Search.
b. Using only the first page, pick an image.
c. Copy and paste each of the URLs for the images into fd’s mosaic maker.

The Answers:

1. Anita, 2. Cheese, 3. Buffalo Center, 4. Green, 5. Gregory Peck, 6. Coffee, 7. Scotland, 8. Tirimisu, 9. Wise, 10. God, 11. Crafty, 12. Rhubarb Patch

The Questions:

1. What is your first name?
2. What is your favorite food?
3. What high school did you go to?
4. What is your favorite color?
5. Who is your celebrity crush?
6. Favorite drink?
7. Dream vacation?
8. Favorite dessert?
9. What you want to be when you grow up?
10. What do you love most in life?
11. One Word to describe you.
12. Your flickr name

Who wants to play?

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