Please know that Ron Perlman's wikipedia photo looks like the school photograph of the weird high school history teacher that everyone likes because he curses https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Perlman
today at an austrian restaurant Izzy absolutely DESTROYED an entire bowl of cucumber salad as well as most of a pretzel, a bunch of spaetzle, goulash, paprika chicken and half of a pickle that she kept dipping in obatzda and when we got home she kept having these tremendous old man burps that smelled like the inside of a deli case
What’s your #knitting process?
I felt like this was an interesting discussion for the fediverse. I learned to knit from YouTube videos so there’s a lot I don’t know about how other people knit. Do you find yarn that you’d like to knit with first, then find a pattern to work with it, or find a pattern and then figure out yarn?
buying yarn by the cone is a TRIP #knitting
I got the yoga shorts back when I was waking up at 6 am and doing an hour of yoga at 7 and then biking to work I.e. before I had a child. when I got them I found out there’s a little pocket in the front you can slip your hog into so that it stands out, proudly defined, if you’re cruising at yoga
I don’t feel like I’m doing the thing I’m supposed to be doing. I’ve done the safe thing because I never felt like I knew what I wanted to do. And now I’m worried that at this point my obligations mean I don’t have the resources to try anything else, and working 50+ hour weeks for my entire adult life means I’m too burned out to even know what I’d like to try.
there's a huge bio on them here:
and, like...reading this I can't shake the feeling that my life would actually have been easier if I had trusted in myself more and lived a little weirder.
oh wow I just found out from a Spotify email that a band I'm really fond of, Mountain Man, is not only back together but touring. They're really fantastic - three women doing like incredible harmony singing - and every time I listen I get the melancholy feeling that this sort of work is what I should be doing?
You might know them from their song Holy Father, which is VERY good - here it is live:
A cozy little tomb full of friendly ghouls.