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Cabling Is Simple

I was a little nervous about trying cabling again, because it’s been long enough that I’d forgotten how to do it, but I put on the Fellowship of the Ring for company and inspiration (because this particular cable pattern looks very Tolkien-elvish to me), and dove in, and look, it’s starting to do the thing. …

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Nice Time at Foster Beach

Nice time at Foster Beach yesterday — the water was cold, but manageable for swimming, and the weather overall was perfect — 85F, not too windy, just lovely. I read about half of a novel (P. Djeli Clark’s _A Master of Djinn_, a fun romp), the kids read and swim and buried each other in …

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Fairy Dust Experiments

Kitchen experiments for the Patreon boxes — homemade marshmallow fondant (tasty, easy to make, stretchy and therefore easy to work with, very sweet, the kids like it). Also used an embossing set for these fairy dust cookies (and then gilded the embossed portions). The result doesn’t look super-professional, but I figure fairies probably aren’t super-professional …

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On Panic

Here’s part two of the ADHD thing I promised yesterday — I want to talk about panic. To do that, though, I need to take a few steps back, I think. Keep in mind that I’m not a doctor, nor have I studied this extensively as a layperson; this is just based on what I’ve …

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A Meal Fit for a Reporter

You get a pic of me along with the meal I served the reporter yesterday, because I knew she’d be taking photographs so I actually changed out of grubby summer garden clothes for a change. I really go a little wild / feral in the summer. But look, clean hair! Earrings that match my dress! …

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