29 March 2007

you outta be in pictures.

I'm stealing a photo meme from Erin
- leave in the comments 3 things you want me to show pictures of on my blog and I'll do my best to do it. Come on, it'll be fun!

26 March 2007

Book MEME :)

Bold the ones you have read.
Italics on the ones you want to read.

1. The DaVinci Code (Dan Brown)
2. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
3. To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)- 10th grade English
4. Gone With The Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
5. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (Tolkien)
6. The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (Tolkien)
7. The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers (Tolkien)
8. Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery) About a million times.

9. Outlander (Diana Gabaldon)
10. A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry)
11. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Rowling)
12. Angels and Demons (Dan Brown)
13. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Rowling)
14. A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving)-AP English
15. Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
16. Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone (Rowling)
17. Fall on Your Knees (Ann-Marie MacDonald)
18. The Stand (Stephen King)
19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Rowling)
20. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
21. The Hobbit (Tolkien)
22. The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
23. Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)

24. The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
25. Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
26. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
27. Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)-11th grade English
28. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C. S. Lewis)
29. East of Eden (John Steinbeck)

30. Tuesdays with Morrie (Mitch Albom)
31. Dune (Frank Herbert)
32. The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks)
33. Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
34. 1984 (Orwell)
35. The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley) A million times!
36. The Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett)
37. The Power of One (Bryce Courtenay)
38. I Know This Much is True (Wally Lamb)
39. The Red Tent (Anita Diamant)
40. The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
41. The Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean M. Auel)
42. The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
43. Confessions of a Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)
44. The Five People You Meet In Heaven (Mitch Albom)
45. The Bible
46. Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)
47. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
48. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt)
49. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
50. She’s Come Undone (Wally Lamb) Oddly on my top 10 list of books
51. The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver) - I started it, but can’t get into it.
52. A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)
53. Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card)
54. Great Expectations (Dickens)
55. The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald)
56. The Stone Angel (Margaret Laurence)
57. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Rowling)
58. The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough)5
9. The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)
60. The Time Traveller’s Wife (Audrew Niffenegger)
61. Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
62. The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
63. War and Peace (Tolstoy)
64. Interview With The Vampire (Anne Rice)
65. Fifth Business (Robertson Davis)
66. One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
67. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Ann Brashares)
68. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
69. Les Miserables (Hugo) - Read it in french too didn't understand a word though.
70. The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)
71. Bridget Jones’ Diary (Fielding)
72. Love in the Time of Cholera (Marquez)
73. Shogun (James Clavell)
74. The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
75. The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett)Another about a million times.
76. The Summer Tree (Guy Gavriel Kay)
77. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)--I couldnt finish this one!
78. The World According to Garp (John Irving)
79. The Diviners (Margaret Laurence)
80. Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White)
81. Not Wanted On The Voyage (Timothy Findley)
82. Of Mice And Men (Steinbeck)
83. Rebecca (Daphne DuMaurier)
84. Wizard’s First Rule (Terry Goodkind)
85. Emma (Jane Austen)
86. Watership Down(Richard Adams)
87. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
88. The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields)
89. Blindness (Jose Saramago)
90. Kane and Abel (Jeffrey Archer)
91. In The Skin Of A Lion (Ondaatje)
92. Lord of the Flies (Golding)
93. The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
94. The Secret Life of Bees (Sue Monk Kidd)
95. The Bourne Identity (Robert Ludlum)
96. The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)-6th grade English
97. White Oleander (Janet Fitch)
98. A Woman of Substance (Barbara Taylor Bradford)
99. The Celestine Prophecy (James Redfield)
100. Ulysses (James Joyce)

09 March 2007

L&V Porn exchange...

I checked the mail yesterday and had the most wonderful little package... MY secret squiril sent me a small package... yay!!!! It was a nice break in the day. some gummies, 1 bag gone, 1 hidden from the family. and the most wonderful scented air freshner i think it was called county linen! it made my day!!!!

04 March 2007

Second Sock Syndrom....

So everytime i knit new pattern, it knits up fast. And i think wow that was fun to knit, i will knit up that second sock in no time. and it never happens that way. I have had one monkey sock done for over a week now. And I am only on the 3rd repeat of the cuff. I just can't bring my self to knit it. And it is driving me crazy. i won't start another pair till i am done. but it is just slow coming! *sigh*

01 March 2007

Questions for the Lime and Violet Swap

X-posted to my blog....

1. What kind of fibers do you prefer?
Wooly kind!!!!!! Superwash is good.

2. What kind of weight do you prefer (sock, worsted, bulky)?
Lately it has been sock sock sock and more sock!! But if we aren't talking sock worsted is a good bet.

3. Do you spin?
I am learning to spindle not very well though... But i am getting a wheel.

4. Do you crochet?

5. Are there any books, patterns, magazines would you like to own that you don't?
Off the top of my head I can not think of any. If there is a book i want i always just get it!

6. Are you participating in any themed a-longs like the Project Spectrum?
Just the themed sock a month thing.. god i can not remember the name of it right now.

7. Do you have a wishlist on Amazon.com or Half.com? (provide a link)
I have better then an amazon list.. I have KABOODLE http://www.kaboodle.com.kaytm

8. Any Etsy stores that you would love to get something from?
I can't think of an etsy store off the top of my head there are sooo many! But there is http://store.piddleloop.com], Jen there knows me and knows what some of my weaknesses are too.

9. What other crafty things are you involved in (quilting, drawing, painting)?
I am a beader/jewlery designer (i know fancy name but it works)

10. What is your favorite sort of scent?
OK I know this sounds crazy, but clean laundry....

11. Do you have a sweet tooth and what kind of sweets do you like best?
I love love love gummies, and swedish fish (i think they are technicaly gummies).

12. What kind of music do you like?
Chick Rock, Ani Difranco is huge in our house. Oh yeah and Dave matthews and such.

13. What do you like to knit? And for whom?
Socks, and little prezzies for the kids iin our family. Socks for me mostly. I do knit scarfs for the family, and hats.

14. What sort of things do you like to collect?
I have become quite obsessed with monkeys and sock monkeys as of late. And hello kitty, she is an all time favorite.

15. Do you want needles? And what kind do you prefer?
Wood!!!!! Bamboo or others but wood. I do also have a softness for addi turbo's though.