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Forum: General Knitting 06-27-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,664
Posted By Carrie218
This is very weird; I have flown BA *and* brought...

This is very weird; I have flown BA *and* brought knitting needles with me... This was as early as this last April/March and I had no problems whatsoever.
Forum: The Lounge 06-11-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Carrie218
I met my BF on Craigslist. Seriously. We've been...

I met my BF on Craigslist. Seriously. We've been together almost three years and while I'm getting ready to break-up with him, we *have* built a multi-million dollar business together so it isn't all...
Forum: General Knitting 04-28-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By Carrie218
Victoise - I believe you are referring to the...

Victoise - I believe you are referring to the 1946 (David Lean) version of the film. Important because it is NOT the original -- there were two others which pre-date it, one in 1934 and another from...
Forum: The Lounge 04-26-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Carrie218
I'm really curious about the current state of...

I'm really curious about the current state of allergy awareness. My niece is severely allergic to peanuts and when we are out together, I have to keep the syringe available in case she goes into...
Forum: The Lounge 04-24-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,862
Posted By Carrie218
Inner chuckle; Ray Buckland was part of the San...

Inner chuckle; Ray Buckland was part of the San Diego group that included Cunningham, Kraig, et al...


Those really *were* the golden years for me. There were a total of THREE New Age bookstores in...
Forum: The Lounge 04-24-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,862
Posted By Carrie218
I'm assuming the "her" you are referring to is...

I'm assuming the "her" you are referring to is Ravenwolf. Scott was a man (who actually made his living writing under a pseudonym and penning cheesy romance novels; those made money where New Age...
Forum: The Lounge 04-24-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,862
Posted By Carrie218
Like others have suggested, I would go back to...

Like others have suggested, I would go back to the beginning. Somehow, everything written in the past ten and twenty years is more-or-less based on what was written prior by the following...
Forum: The Lounge 04-23-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,862
Posted By Carrie218
It is fairly well documented in multiple letters...

It is fairly well documented in multiple letters that Aleister Crowley wanted Gardner to head the O.'.T.'.O.'. before Crowley went to Chefalu in Italy, but Gardner was too interested in branching off...
Forum: The Lounge 03-22-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,722
Posted By Carrie218
Chalk it up to being a consummate gourmet... I...

Chalk it up to being a consummate gourmet...

I actually make my own mayonnaise, adding the requisite powdered mustard, to which I also include chopped fresh tarragon and chopped capers and diced...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-19-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By Carrie218
The samething happened to me with my very first...

The samething happened to me with my very first scarf -- I was adding at the ends; that extra loop which would get twisted around and when I'd start knitting, I'd be adding it on the edges....
Forum: Pattern Central 03-16-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By Carrie218
I actually just finished a sweater where the...

I actually just finished a sweater where the instructions were all in stitches and rows INSTEAD of inches. Guess what? It doesn't fit...

Instead of working a pattern I like, I am going to make sure...
Forum: General Knitting 03-11-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By Carrie218
I hate heavy, clunky, or complicated ones... I...

I hate heavy, clunky, or complicated ones...

I go to my local beauty-supply store and buy the tiny rubber bands that African American women use when making hundreds of braids on their heads; you get...
Forum: The Lounge 03-05-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Carrie218
I'm not sure why you said you couldn't find any...

I'm not sure why you said you couldn't find any one eBay. I did a search and came up with over 300 of them -- from new to FABULOUS antique ones that have made *me* considering buying one!

I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By Carrie218
OTN = On The Needle; i.e. what we are currently...

OTN = On The Needle; i.e. what we are currently working on!
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,780
Posted By Carrie218
I oftenuse a big paper-clip that I undo.

I oftenuse a big paper-clip that I undo.
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Carrie218
Got a Beauty Supply shop around? I buy bags of...

Got a Beauty Supply shop around? I buy bags of those really tiny rubber-bands than are used in braiding. You get upwards of 200 multi-color rubber-bands for about .99 cents. Perfect AND cheap!
Forum: The Lounge 02-05-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Carrie218
My Dad bought me my first Macintosh almost 30...

My Dad bought me my first Macintosh almost 30 years ago -- that first one lasted NINE years (what computer lasts THAT long these days?). I then went through some smaller Macs before getting a Mac...
Forum: The Lounge 02-04-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,260
Posted By Carrie218
Spector - what I do is a bit of a specialty...

Spector - what I do is a bit of a specialty market and is something I stumbled into to. The start-up fees are fairly high ($5k a month) but the income is exponential ($60k to $80k a month).

The...
Forum: The Lounge 02-04-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Carrie218
My BF is an Onion reader and I am not a fan --...

My BF is an Onion reader and I am not a fan -- there was a "bit" about a young girl who went missing and how long it would be before she would obviously be sexually assaulted.

It was truly vile and...
Forum: The Lounge 02-04-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,260
Posted By Carrie218
I do - but I started my own business (computer...

I do - but I started my own business (computer Internet Service Provider) versus one of those turn-key operations. I love it as I definitely make my own hours; I napped from 11:00 p.m. until 2:00...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-04-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By Carrie218
Ummmmm.... can I ask why your profile says in you...

Ummmmm.... can I ask why your profile says in you are in London?
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By Carrie218
AKCampbell, would it make a difference to you if...

AKCampbell, would it make a difference to you if you knew that the wool was humanely harvested? I worked the Renaissance Faire for a number of years and as "village folk," there were handful of...
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By Carrie218
Can I ask the political question of "why?" I am...

Can I ask the political question of "why?"

I am sincerely curious what your rationale is behind not wearing wool -- or any animal-based fiber -- from animals who are not harmed in the acquisition of...
Forum: The Lounge 01-13-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By Carrie218
If you didn't buy one at Macy's (which will...

If you didn't buy one at Macy's (which will probably cost a lot), consider eBay. You are going to think I'm nuts, but if you search for ball gown, you will get over 2,000 returns and many of them...
Forum: The Lounge 01-09-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,487
Posted By Carrie218
Take a look at the listing that Pim has on her...

Take a look at the listing that Pim has on her blog regarding prunes...
http://www.chezpim.com/blogs/2007/07/pruneaux-larmag.html

It is something I have been doing for years, based out of a recipe...
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