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Forum: The Lounge 12-02-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,910
Posted By knitncook
Mason, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom's...

Mason, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom's diagnosis. Your family will be in my thoughts.
Forum: The Lounge 05-31-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By knitncook
Awwwww! It's so sweet! I love the blue eyes...

Awwwww! It's so sweet! I love the blue eyes against the dark fur!
Forum: The Lounge 05-31-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By knitncook
Well, I can't miss an opportunity to boast about...

Well, I can't miss an opportunity to boast about my public radio station WUWF 88.1FM (http://www.wuwf.org) which streams. They have one of the most eclectic offerings of any public radio station...
Forum: The Lounge 05-31-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,503
Posted By knitncook
As much as we love the idea of living out in the...

As much as we love the idea of living out in the country, we've come to realize that it wouldn't be pracitcal with the gas prices. Our dream is to live in the Portland, OR metro area where there is...
Forum: The Lounge 05-31-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By knitncook
You might want to take off your e-mail address. ...

You might want to take off your e-mail address. Weird people might take it and spammers collect them. If you are interested in having a pen pal, there is a thread over in another forum for such. ...
Forum: The Lounge 05-31-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,468
Posted By knitncook
Oh I love hostas! I they grow fairly wild on...

Oh I love hostas! I they grow fairly wild on both sides of my house. I just let them be. It's a nice border and helps hide me from my nosy mean neighbor :)
Forum: The Lounge 05-31-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,052
Posted By knitncook
Ditto! I use a local grocery store and stockpile...

Ditto! I use a local grocery store and stockpile shop there (buy a lot of what is on sale each week so I can make meals out of food that is always on sale). Meat is better and better priced as...
Forum: The Lounge 05-31-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By knitncook
Do you have a weather radio? I *love* my weather...

Do you have a weather radio? I *love* my weather radio. It has a battery back up (simple 9V for when the power goes out). It has been a lifesaver, literally. We live in a part of the country that...
Forum: General Knitting 05-31-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By knitncook
Thanks everyone. It's aggrevating when you think...

Thanks everyone. It's aggrevating when you think you've been counting and switching like you are supposed to and you get to the next round and it's not right! I love these socks and they are for my...
Forum: General Knitting 05-30-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By knitncook
Pulling my hair out

I've had to take this stupid sock out THREE times already. First it was the heel and now the wonderful honeycomb. Oh yeah, what am I making? LOL! It's the lovely honeycomb socks from Interweave...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 05-30-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By knitncook
ISO: Batuffolo Print 03

My LYS owner (and non computer person) has 10" of a shawl left to make and has run out of the now discontinued yarn. it is the Batuffolor Print in color 03 Lot 41 (although she says lot doesn't...
Forum: The Lounge 05-27-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,308
Posted By knitncook
A whole new reason to knit! Congratulations!

A whole new reason to knit! Congratulations!
Forum: The Lounge 05-27-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By knitncook
With any pet you have to consider whether your...

With any pet you have to consider whether your lifestyle would work well with that pet. Cats are fairly self-sufficient and usually less destructive than rabbits. Rabbits have been known to chew...
Forum: The Lounge 05-23-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By knitncook
We are "vacationing" at home as well. And doing...

We are "vacationing" at home as well. And doing yard work. OK, I'm having my brother the landscape artist do the yardwork, but we will get to reap the benefits of it and hopefully have a few yard...
Forum: The Lounge 05-23-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,318
Posted By knitncook
Now I'm presuming that you are a bit taller than...

Now I'm presuming that you are a bit taller than my 5'0". Do you feel more vulnerable when you ride your bike on the roads? Are there more or fewer accidents involving bents? My FIL owns one and...
Forum: The Lounge 05-21-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By knitncook
Thanks for sharing the "Summer Do" Now can we...

Thanks for sharing the "Summer Do" Now can we get one of you smiling? :)
Forum: The Lounge 04-23-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,742
Posted By knitncook
It sounds like he needs a place where he has a...

It sounds like he needs a place where he has a lot of outdoor ability. We had a dog when I was a kid who just needed the room to run. He was a cute little beagle, but way too much energy and we...
Forum: General Knitting 04-23-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By knitncook
This is why I knit small things in the summer. ...

This is why I knit small things in the summer. We are just starting to warm up and have had some days in the 80's. Summer is not that far around the corner and we will be into what I call 90 cubed....
Forum: General Knitting 04-06-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By knitncook
My 12yo has been knitting her way through the...

My 12yo has been knitting her way through the book "Find your style and knit it too" It has a lot of simple to medium complexity patterns in there. She's made the arm warmers, purse and a hat from...
Forum: General Knitting 04-06-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By knitncook
I always have several different projects going at...

I always have several different projects going at the same time. If I'm watching something I've seen before (Harry Potter Movies, CSI reruns, etc) I can work on something that needs a bit more...
Forum: General Knitting 04-04-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,584
Posted By knitncook
I love the feel of wood in my hands and the KP...

I love the feel of wood in my hands and the KP cables are *very* flexible. They have very little memory so they stay nice and "limber." No kinks or coiling. Their points are nice and sharp so they...
Forum: The Lounge 04-04-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,900
Posted By knitncook
OK, I'm feeling old. In 1988 I was paying 52 a...

OK, I'm feeling old. In 1988 I was paying 52 a gallon for regular leaded gas for my '72 Superbeetle. I could fill my tank for just at $5 and go for nearly 2 weeks on one tank of gas. Of course it...
Forum: The Lounge 04-04-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By knitncook
Oh what? And women in their 40's and 50's don't...

Oh what? And women in their 40's and 50's don't count? My mother is in her 60's and I bet she'd pay money to see Tom as Magnum again! And more mature and (maybe) wiser Magnum. :passedout:
Forum: The Lounge 04-03-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By knitncook
And here I was going to say that Matthew lacks...

And here I was going to say that Matthew lacks the curly mane to run your fingers through. :roflhard:
Forum: The Lounge 04-03-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,900
Posted By knitncook
I know what the average price is of the three...

I know what the average price is of the three closest gas stations. As long as it isn't more than 5 a gallon difference I'll fill up at the closest one. The Citgo up the street seems to be 3...
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