Monthly Archives: January 2011

General update 1

All has been quiet here in the past week. Although it could mean that I haven’t done anything toward my reading/running/knitting goals, that is not the case.  Well, it is the case for running, but more on that shortly. It … Continue reading

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2010 Book 2 Review

So, my second book this year was A Darkness at Sethanon. My review of the second book in this series stands. It’s disjointed. The plot of this book is defeat the evil army that is many times your size, and … Continue reading

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Blocking Gabes’ Shawl

So although I haven’t said anything about it, I have been knitting. Mostly on a pair of socks, that I have had to re-start twice. I ended up having to go down to a 2.75mm needle, which fixed the problem … Continue reading

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So nice I did it twice

Go team me! Running two days in a row, in the snow, and it felt GREAT. It’s never fun to get out of a warm bed with an even warmer husband, but out I got at 9am, and got myself … Continue reading

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Friends and Snow

So I ran this afternoon, after staying in bed until almost 1pm. Yesterday, we had guests over for dinner, and a final exchange of Christmas gifts. We made one of my favourite dishes – Mexican Orphanage dinner, which consists of … Continue reading

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2010 Books #2 – A Darkness at Sethanon by Raymond Feist

So I’m on the last book of this trilogy, and in some ways, I’m just trying to burn through it in order to get to the books that I actually want to read. I know that’s not the way that … Continue reading

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2010 Book 1 Review

So my main thought about Silverthorne is that it finished REALLY abruptly. There was all this build of tension, the search for the magical item. And then with what felt like less than 50 pages to go, they find it, … Continue reading

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Let’s try this again…

For Christmas, my wonderful husband got me Toe-up 2-at-a-time Socks. I cast on my practice pair that day. Since my almost 3-year-old nephew was visiting (with his parents, of course), I figured that they would be perfect for him, especially … Continue reading

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A solution for a cold throat

So I cast on a little Calorimetry after my run on Sunday. I made it a little smaller than recommended, but it feels perfect on me. I also didn’t really want to find a button, so I did a bobble … Continue reading

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A cold throat

So I did my first run of the year today. I almost don’t want it to count, cause it was so short and painful. 2.61km, 17:12, 6:36 pace. There were 2 things that I noticed most, first was that my … Continue reading

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