Monthly Archives: February 2018

Dressed for Success

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If there is one thing I like about winter, it’s being cold enough that I can wear a dress. Most of the year, I’m flipping layers on and off a dozen times a day because the ambient temperature is never quite right. Right now, it’s chilly enough that I can have the layer on, and maybe even another one. I… Read more »

Snow Dump

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Well, weather happened. The forecasts suggest that it’s going to keep happening for the next couple of days. Unlike yesterday, it fell for a good spell and dumped at least an inch, maybe more. I didn’t get out to measure it this time, so. I’m just happy that I was able to watch it though! Hopefully I’ll get more of… Read more »

False Starts

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It has, technically, snowed half a dozen times today. It’s just that said time adds up to less than half an hour, and with very little in the way of appreciable sticking to things. The biggest accumulation we have on our property is where a plastic tray was left out in the back garden; that is mainly filled with snow… Read more »

The Best View

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It’s the weekend, so we’re doing what we do best — sitting on our butts playing video games. Smalls and Littler got their┬áDiablo on with Z earlier, and then played a few games with him on his VR headset. It’s pretty cool, the headset; it’s set up so that people not wearing the VR helmet can play as well. I’m… Read more »

Thirteen

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Season 13 of┬áDiablo III started yesterday. So of course, most of my time since then has been dedicated to an initial play-through of the game before I can move on to the more fun aftercore sort of things. I’m most of the way through Act V, and am currently in the Pandemonium Fortress (as pictured). So I should easily be… Read more »

Fun With Hair

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I like having long hair. For one, I find it easier to care for — it’s brush and go, really. For two, it’s fun to play with. When I don’t have anything else to hand, it’s a good fidget cube analogue, and always has been for me. Plus, having lots of hair gives you chances to do fun things with… Read more »

Eeeee!

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Z and the girls got home right as I was starting to fend off a nasty headache. Then Z asked the magic question — would I like a coffee? Well yes, caffeine helps, and I hoped it would make a dent in the gross factor of throbbing headosity. To my delight, he handed me coffee in a new unicorn mug,… Read more »

Rather Dapper

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While it still has a ways to go before it’s fully complete, I finished the body of Z’s jumper today. I didn’t expect to be knitting this afternoon, but E dropped in to hang out for a few hours. He confirms that the fit is where he wanted it, so hooray. We also conferred on what colour to do the… Read more »

Grudging

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Yes, this face is a grumpy face, sort of. I took a bath, grudgingly, and came out of it feeling really sick and headache-y. Like, overheated? I know I like a hot bath, but I am hella confused by the feeling overheated thing. I chucked some caffeine and paracetamol at it, and am currently trying to make sure I’ve got… Read more »

Necking

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I was very happy last night, as I met my desired knitting goal — I finished the half of the front I was working on. I also sat down and got the second half mathed out, so I’ve managed a few rows of that today. I don’t know what my knitting end goal for today is at this point, but… Read more »