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in case you missed it, this is me trying to explain what's involved in pattern production from an indie designer POV:
Expat life from a long-term expat: mostly good, sometimes a bit WAAAAAH.
Want to reclaim "businesslike" in the name of compassion? Join the "Warm and Businesslike Revolution" at
MT : Why women don't apply if they aren't qualified (it's NOT about confidence!): <--so interesting!
Know what promotes social mobility and stability? Savings. Know what doesn't? Debt. Choose college to maximize savings not debt.
A long day in Ferguson. My heart is heavy but my Spirit is renewed. As an elder I AM WITH YOU & FOR YOU! @handsupseeme too!
Last pimp for yesterday's blog on kindness.. "This is my simple religion..'
Bookmark this one for 9 different ways to join Granny Squares from KatiDCreations.
Brooklyn Yarn Bomber London Kaye Explains Her "Soft" Graffiti
Repeating: The only way contraception isn't preventive care is if you believe a woman's natural state is pregnant.
Working on this week's show. New music from . 89.7fm.
"One in four teenage girls in Australia want to have plastic surgery" at
“We see a steady decline in civility. And that's true, it really has happened. Not just in Congress.”~
Photoset: policymic: 36 men show us what real male activists look like Ultimately, the ...
Here's the thing with rape: You can't ask for it. It is, by definition, non-consensual. That's the whole entire concept.
...Austin Mahone just said on the radio that women should not be in Home Depot because they'll be out of place
MT To all her male friends an open letter worth reading
isn't anti-men, it's pro-women. The fact that being pro-women is viewed as anti-anything is sad & misinformed.
are hurt by misogyny, but be part of the solution. This is awesome -->
The most attractive quality a man can have is respect. Respect for women, and respect for himself.
It's been 72 hours and still no rape/death threats for my tweets. My female colleagues? Countless. But sexism doesn't exist.
Just gotta say, on the almost-summer's day, I love you my brave web friends
b/c in India the Leader Abu Azmi believes rape victims should be sentenced to death by hanging-
Anything with Wonder Woman in it is cool by me. :-)
have you met Lynn yet, Lisa? She is totally badass-y and lives in Lansing!
"badassier" - I like that word cc
Why I Won't Be Celebrating This Black History Month:
Great reminder from : "Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success" ~ Albert Schweitzer
Japanese chef does makizushi art, sushi-rolls that use food to create illustrations.
The word "scientist" was coined for pioneering mathematician Mary Somerville, born on this day in 1780 – yes, a woman
The 4 Words That Will Get Your Email Opened:
How to Shop at a Japanese Supermarket, with Ivan Orkin of :
The definitive annual reading list of 2013's best books on everything from love to education to the meaning of life
"The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love."
I'm sad to say that at my NHS practice if we have a patient who has unexplained symptoms, we have started asking if they can afford to eat
Why Women Need a Men's Movement - Project Eve
On Devaluating Hand-Knitting
When We Lose Antibiotics, Here's Everything Else We'll Lose Too - Wired Science
Spicy Cheetos are sending kids to the emergency room
These 5th graders took action to show a boy that he is loved. VIDEO
Restricted Diets: How To Be A Gracious Guest & an Accommodating Host via
Do you think that Interweave reads my Facebook and saw how I couldn't contain my excitement about this design and...
Do These Chemicals Make Me Look Fat? - ProPublica
Most of us have trouble juggling. The woman who says she doesnt is someone whom I admire but have never met. Barbara Walters
Tired of zombies. Moving on to robots. Cyborgs. Whatever.
Had to change my profile pic to the pledge pic. Really need that reminder right now. Every. single. day.
TSA admits "terrorists in America are not plotting against aviation"
Thanks Martha Beck for saying THE DANCE OF FEAR is "powerful mind-medicine...an altogether wonderful book"
I have no clue who this opening band is, but their drummer is the happiest musician on the planet earth.
“Don't bow down to critics who have not themselves written great masterpieces.”
― Lawrence Ferlinghetti, City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology
Ai Weiwei’s 3,144-bike installation will change how you look at bicycles
My fantastic male science teacher encouraged me into science BECAUSE I'm a woman, not in spite of. Final year neurosci now!
I'm a mech engineer, got told at an industry function "you don't look like an engineer". I asked him if it was the breasts.
...Aged 41: I'm actually an engineer (semiconductor failure analysis), and I DO have a lab with loads of cool stuff in it :)
Reading all these tweets makes me so proud of my electrical engineer mother who's been head of her department for 20+ years
TV eng: TV needs a new tube love, pricey
Me: That's a split capacitor fix it for free or I report you
Big mention to Sophie Wilson, co designer of the Arm processor, in every smartphone, tablet, etc. 50 billion and counting!
Careers teacher said he'd eat my indentures if I became engineer. Took them & salt to school 5 years later. Got banned
There's plenty to do and see this week at the Museum!
Someday I will show my daughter this interview with Malala and say, "See? You can change the world too." VIDEO
This gadget is bike alarm, bike LoJack, and bike Fitbit all in one
A practical example of abundance from : Why sharing helps us all: Practicing Abundance -
“I don’t make pictures just to make money. I make money to make more pictures.” – Walt Disney
Have a look at this awesome dragon sculpture piece done by Alyson at the Lucky Ewe Yarns.
How to Get the Writing Pay You Deserve - Get Paid to Write Online by <- A must read for all freelancers
Buskers, your musical talents unite us together in community. Thank you! Buskers all through GR tonight!
My new favorite concept: MVP - Minimally Viable Product. Get it out there, make sure there is a market and then refine!
The older I get, the more I am surprised by the completely startling physical beauty of just about everyone.
Believe you owe it to yourself --and your family, community, world -- to tell your story.
As much fun as it is to figure out things for yourself, sometimes you’re better off just looking for someone else’s solution to the problem.
Color Theory from Fresh Stitches
Ashton Kutcher just told a bunch of teens how to be sexy, in the best way (via )
Some fun for Saturday va : Tutorial for making decorative knots into earrings:
When you accidentally take on too many projects at once
Ridding the world of labels that confine girls: new global alliance launched by
Video: airport employee playing Adele on piano at Minneapolis International Airport. I watched her for a...
The Real Bears – a short film about the unhappy truth behind soda consumption
The Corbusier show at MoMA contains one of his pencil drawings of an Alpine landscape from 1918. Ethereal and beautiful.
How to Create an Inspiring Morning Routine <--- do you have one?
This L.A. gardener wants you to get outside and "plant some shit."
RT : Good advice -- Look Before You Leap: 4 Steps to Take Before You Quit Your Job to Work for Yourself
“Working longer hours does not automatically make you more successful. Working smarter does.”
Is this plankton-based feast the future of food?
America, I <3 you not. Guantánamo Bay: the US was dead wrong, but no one can admit it.
Guess what? Disabled people work well ...and do good work. Check out Think Beyond the Label's blog.
"When you focus on what’s good, more of it will come into your life" - via
A new solar energy program will provide free power to 2 million of Peru's poorest citizens!
Did you know there's a Bike Share coming to Lansing? They hit a couple snags, but it should be up and running soon!
BBC News: a 'victim of ' in <-- salesgirl thought $35k handbag too expensive for O
Cable coiling: you’re doing it wrong. Watch this video and learn how to extend their longevity, reduce tangling.
So great: 80 celebrated designers and illustrators reimagine the cover of Nabokov's Lolita
RT Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic.
Don't miss the final day of the 2013 from noon-6 today in downtown ! Swing by the while you're there!
How ignorance fuels science and the evolution of knowledge – fantastic read
Do you have issues with Time? I discuss mine in my latest Blog post....
5 Reasons Starting a Business Has Never Been So Cheap |Project Eve
“When you work regularly, inspiration strikes regularly.” How to master the pace of productivity
ICYMI: A must-read blog post => Sacrificing for Hunger's Sake (via )
RT : I had such fun chatting with Pace and Kyeli about body-positivity for their most recent podcast!
"A Woman's Paradox: The unique challenges facing women who ""want it all"" """""""
Clips from this Letterman/Lohan interview will so totally be on Gawker tomorrow. This is just...wow.
Art in Hard Times – Maslow's hierarchy of needs, reimagined from the perspective of the aspiring artist
it was awesome meeting you. You radiate light :-)
I loved this story. Famous frames: The factory behind Harry Potter, John Lennon glasses - CBS News Video
Modern Art, created by the sun & nearby construction sites....
If you need the other person to follow your advice, that's a good indication you shouldn't be giving it.
Cameras set up in the woods confirms what you might suspect: bears pole dance when you're not looking
Day 1 of retreat. Every time I thought of twitter, I wrote for 5 min. I made it past 2000 words!
RT : says "Trust that enough is enough". Simple and profound.
Those who never retract their opinions, love themselves more than they love truth.
~ Joseph Joubert
Just one week without artificial lights can magically make you a morning person
Excited that plans to broadcast live Friday night!
NEW POST: How to Create an Inspiring Morning Routine
Powerful Goal-Setting: What Happens When You Try to Do Too Much? (VIDEO)
“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” Maya Angelou
Model of how crowdfunding should be done (with no mention of crowdfunding whatsoever). 's .
Smart women aren't immune to becoming the bottleneck in their biz, but will show you how to fix that!
Stop stressing & start systematizing with the free Systems 101 e-course:
"I think women know how to be friends. That's what saves our lives." -Alice Adams
"A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something." ~ Frank Capra
If you're a writer or want to be, you must read this book.
Protect Safe Walking and Biking. Oppose the Paul Ammendment:
Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs - Project Eve
Search for Rainbow peppermint patties. They are amazing!
The art of snark, gender politics edition
Trayvon Martin, Racism, and my Neighbors
My heart hurts today> Thank You, Post-Racial America For Making it Clear It's Open Season on My Sons-->
Wow! Found a "I am not a communist" affidavit for my grandpa dated 1 July 1964!
In FL, female victim of dom violence sent 2 prison for 20 yrs for firing WARNING shots in the AIR (yeah, she's black)
7 Symptoms of a Poverty Mentality
Things I’ve learned today… In the UK, “quite good” = it is bad. “Not bad” = it is good. And we wonder why we don’t understand each other?!
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou
What's wrong w/wanting to see folks run for office who aren't completely consumed by their own narcissism. Public service can be noble again
Still some spots open in my free webinar 7/27: Join me and learn about ”Travel the World of Knitting,” my new iPad & iPhone app.
In your relationships remember the basic, critically important rule If you want to be loved, be lovable. ~Denis Waitley
I knew the protests in Egypt were big, but OMG. This arial video really gives the crowd's size a sense of scale:
Researchers find gloomy thinking can be contagious – as can optimism
Making rice rolls. Adapting from ones I had as a kid using glutinous black rice, added bamboo shoots…
This is an awesome label on a hand made garment.
Anthony Foxx, transit booster, confirmed as transportation secretary
Eating boogers could be boosting your immune system
1 in 4 vehicles in London rush hour is a bike. Yes, , this is where we need to be!
Love that when I go to my coworkers, say "fish-o-clock" and shake a pile of unrequested Goldfish crackers on their desk, they are unphazed.
This hugely popular national park doesn’t actually exist
Max Gamer panel at comicon! Aspergers is awesome. DSM5 clueless.
Cory Doctorow on why we should care about computer surveillance. Clear, sensible, non-hyperbolic. via
Computing pioneer Ada Lovelace's brilliantly confident letter to her mother
Graffiti artist at work. Austin TX
If it weren't for the wine... Gross doesn't even begin to describe it. This is how they served the micro-ed quiche.
Why Women Run Smaller Businesses Than Men | Project Eve
Bumblebee biologist Dave Goulson helped cement the link between pesticides & dying bees: by
Must read: True story of Mother's Day never told.
More good info for biz crafters: The 5 knows of having a handmade business, so helpful and true - via
An Open Letter from a 'Fat Chick' to Mike Jeffries, CEO of Abercrombie And Fitch via
One of the Dreaming of Shetland projects appeared at Maryland, thanks to Cheryl.
“: have to watch this. Pumpcast News, Part 1 - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: via ” VIDEO
Seriously,you have to watch this. Pumpcast News, Part 1 - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: via VIDEO
Meet Charles Ramsay, Internet Hero and Gentleman
Kristin Nicholas has some great new designs, and a giveaway of her new book!
The human body is the best work of art. Jess C. Scott
<3 to New Zealand! RT NZ parliament applauding its passing and sings Maori love song in celebration !
“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ― Truman Capote
Short answer: create survey in Google Docs, embed survey's code in product's site, then customers can fill in Rav ID at checkout.
MT : How do publishers transform from print to digital? shows a clear path > ^sm VIDEO
Richard Florida concedes limits of creative class:
Thread Installations That Look Like They’re Straight Out Of Tron
New York is getting rid of rats by sterilizing them
Proof that Renaissance Souls can make a living/career juggling what they love:
This group wants to break the cycling stereotype and get more African Americans riding:
Photo: Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.
59 Stunningly Repetitive Photos Your Brain Will Love
If she ain't the sweetest little bugger I've ever seen, den I'll be a monkeys uncle!
The joys of Yiddish have begun to bear fruit as my daughter murmured a resounding Oy Vey today.
This piece about a 2nd graders civil rights report makes me so damned happy.
A workshop on Peruvian knitting, mostly of puntas!
when you feel lost, remember what you forgot you loved.
When you're afraid to start a new project, convince your friend to start a new project too: //cc
Most popular post today -- Opening Pandora's Lunchbox: Processed foods are even scarier than you thought
Pesticides are killing off America's birds
H&M for Helen Hunt: certainly the most affordable gown on the red carpet proves that you DONT have to spend a lot to look AMAZING!
Check out this wedding dress made with wool supplied by the bride's sheep:
The Second Amendment was ratified to preserve slavery.
Communication: How to Successfully Learn a New Language This Year -
Woman Whose Gang Rape Galvanized India Dies
To fight world hunger, the secret ingredient could be bugs
The health of our eyes has a profound effect on the quality of our sleep & overall health.
Why the Japanese are obsessed with KFC on Christmas.
Body: Hold your Head High – the Power of Body Language to Change the Mind via
Neuroscientist Tali Sharot on the optimism bias and the life-cycle of happiness
Happy Birthday Edvard Munch! "Some colors reconcile themselves to one another, others just clash. "
Wish you could retreat to your own personal cocoon? Now you can with Freyja Sewell's felt hush pods!
color of the year for 2013
Did you miss my segment on ? Watch the & learn about the new drug Suvorexant.
The next time you feel like throwing in the towel, think of the New York City Ballet ...
Are We Living a Golden Age of Creative Instruction? via
101 Best Food Trucks in America 2012
I've also had good experiences with PC Connection (MacConnection for Macs).
Online via Other World Computing, Small Dog Electronics, or NewEgg? It might ship faster than waiting in line.
Googled "crockpot stuffing" - (reviews suggest reducing the amt of liquid)
Need ? No worries - buy one before or directly after class at Thursday! Tease: