Doing It Like A Man

Needle artwork (and other stuff) made by a Man.

Booklist and Other Stuffs.

I’ve been struggling to describe my politics. I think this is a start. I also think it’s something others might be interested in. So, I’m going to share it here. I know this started as a way to blog about my journey in needle works. It’s obviously changed/morphed. So here it goes. Here is my reading list…

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So, I did this!

Yes! I did it! The ride was beautiful. If a bit chilly. My ColdGear was invaluable! Lots of water stops and in the last 10 miles I must have stopped every 3 to stretch. The last 5 miles was the hardest. (original post: http://wp.me/p58XNs-4h) Everyone was there at the end. Even those that could only…

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So, I’m doing this!

Sacramento Century Challenge So, I’m doing a metric century this weekend. (10/1/2016) I’ve been training consistently on the bike since August 1st (3 days a week). I’ve brought my old trainer, Becky, out of trainer-retirement to help me with an additional 2 core-workouts a week for the last month. I completed my first real 34…

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Fatal Force…

I’m a little disturbed by some data I found… I thought I would be wrong. I am not wrong. We should all be listening to *some* of the noise media is making about police killings in America. Thanks Washington Post for making some of the assumptions I had been making, more concrete. [https://goo.gl/z9ZbRk]   Yes,…

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Facebook advertising…

Something I’ve learned through observation. They don’t know yet that you have actually bought the item they are advertising to you. Good example: I bought the Estonian Dreams pattern and yarn from Craftsy about a week ago. However, they have not stopped showing me this pattern. I welcome the day when the retailer can ‘thank’…

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New beginnings, and a new place to roost!

It’s a time of new beginnings. Our new Starbucks location opened this morning. While we didn’t make it in time to make the ‘first purchase’. I did make it to sit and work this morning. While the location is smaller, which I have come to expect with SB drive thru’s. It is comfortable and well…

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Rest In Peace Aunt Margaret Nagl

My first memories of you were from a visit to Iowa as a small child. Your house was just a cinderblock basement at the time. I remember your laugh, your smile, being outside, and the fascinating trains that would go by right near your back doorstep. I was probably under 10 years old because I…

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