To Owen, Upon Your Great-Grandma Dorothy’s Death →
Dear Owen, Your great-grandmother Dorothy died today. We were there, you and me and your dad and your grandparents. You won’t remember it, which is good. But you won’t remember her…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-3-27) →
Devendra Banhart (8) Lady Gaga (7) The Black Heart Procession (4) Adele (3) Green Day (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
People who don’t pay you generally wouldn’t have paid you anyway....– Tim O’Reilly — http://mobile.forbes.com/device/article.php?CALL_URL=http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2011/0411/focus-tim-oreilly-media-e-book-antipiracy-steal-this.html?
Hank Vest, Finished! →
Hank Vest, from Robyn Chachula’s book Baby Blueprint Crochet I finally made Owen some clothing. It was killing me not to have made him clothing. So now I won’t keel over! I…
So-called “Makers” are a new and growing subculture that includes...– Maker Faire makes it to Vancouver | OpenFile
Netflix Builds a 'House of Cards' That Could Knock... →
Interesting! I wonder if Netflix Canada would do such a thing. We could use some competition, and quality, up here.
Win a Signed Copy of Crochet Me and Crochet Visual... →
Karrie over at Knit Purl Girl is doing a weeks-long March Madness knitting- and crochet-themed giveaway, and I’m so happy to be participating as a sponsor. My prize: A signed copy of…
Why Some Ebooks Cost More Than Paper Books →
A fascinating explanation of the financials behind the wholesale and agency models in publishing.
Knitted Dalek: The Geekiest, Most Awesome Baby... →
Imagine, if you would, how loudly I squealed when my stitch-group friend Marie gave me this knitted Dalek last week. DUDE. How awesome is this? And she made it a rattle. I can’t…
You tend to split a lot fewer infinitives when you think the F.B.I. might be...– http://nyti.ms/flpugc
listening to "Was Not Was - Walk The Dinosaur" →
This is Owen’s FAVOURITE song. Turns his frown upside down, evokes GIGGLES. !fb #fb
My mother-in-law on NPR: Being Bilingual Not Only... →
The questions he asked seemed… daft. But I love Janet’s explanation of her research, and her take home: Don’t stifle one language if you’re raising your kids in a bilingual home, and if you’re in a monolingual home, don’t sweat it.