( 1 ) This amuses me greatly:
( 2 ) FreshMD wrote a great post about knitting. I love the idea of simple handwork-type crafts "priming the well" of our creative resources, though I admit that my knitting is FAR from perfect...I started a new scarf today and only got to the fourth stripe before I did a color change on the wrong side and kept going for a bit without noticing.
( 3 ) Click here to see the most hilariously wonderful pictures of a really pissed-off great horned owl in a box (via Mimi Smartypants).
( 4 ) This is one of the happiest sights on Earth:
( 5 ) Here's a photo of my own dog being inexplicably clingy, curled up under my chair with his head on my feet:
( 6 ) Thrift stores are awesome. They always feel full of potential.
Yes, that is two racks of dickeys. There was a third one, but I couldn't fit it in the photo. I have been shopping at thrift stores for years, and I've never seen a dickey for sale before. So, which is a more bizarre explanation -- this thrift store somehow accumulated enough dickeys from various donations to fill three racks, or one individual amassed this impressive collection of pseudo-shirts and then donated them?
( 7 ) The Belly at 32 weeks:
We went out to dinner at one of our favorite restaurants last night and the manager was holding the door when we arrived. He showed up at our table mid-meal, congratulated us on the impending baby, and offered us free dessert in celebration. Well, hell yes!
Reading: Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett
Playing: Hazards of Love by the Decemberists