It’s been 20-years…

Sat­ur­day was my 20-year reunion.

I think it was a success.

6‑months ago peo­ple start­ed ask­ing on our Face­book Class group if any­thing was being planned…and no one was real­ly step­ping for­ward stat­ing that any­thing was in the works. Many peo­ple had great ideas, but no one was tak­ing the lead. So a hand­ful of us came togeth­er and decid­ed to start plan­ning something.

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Um…I’m being recorded?

So, I was work­ing in my office today, doing a lot of dif­fer­ent video recordings…didn’t real­ize I had nev­er stopped my webcam.

So it record­ed me jam­ming out to Whit­ney Hous­ton songs.


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My Bujo (Bullet Journal)

I love my Bul­let Jour­nal and I have my friend, Kristie, to blame. (I can actu­al­ly blame her for a few things…). And I can be blamed for get­ting a few of my friends hooked.

But I’ve had a few peo­ple ask me what a bul­let jour­nal is and how some of my lay­outs help me. So I thought I would go through mine. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Yes, Numbers have a Gender…

I recent­ly read a blog post where the author talked about how num­bers were alive for her. Each had a gen­der and a rela­tion­ship and were a fam­i­ly and had cer­tain behaviors.

That made me recall how I per­ceived things grow­ing up, and talk­ing with oth­ers I found I was­n’t alone, although each per­son had their own sense of how the num­bers, or let­ters or even col­ors relat­ed to each oth­er. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Like Father, Like Son

This past week I got to cre­ate a hal­loween cos­tume for my 6 year old. He want­ed to be Opti­mus Prime.

Amy was able to get a mask at work pet­ty cheap, but no cos­tume for the rest of it. So he was going to wear a red shirt and blue pants.…we could­n’t have that…so design­er dad to the res­cue! Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Crafter’s Retreat

I keep for­get­ting to put this up, so here goes.

My wife and I are host­ing our annu­al Crafter’s retreat! Any craft is wel­come (scrap­book­ing, sewing, knit­ting, cro­chet, quilt­ing, bead­ing, stamp­ing, etc.!) Con­tin­ue read­ing

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You hear the darnest things at a Knit Store

Favorite “Bert” quotes from the yarn store yesterday:

and now we knit!”

SSK2togPSSO = Slip Stitch, Knit 2 togeth­er, and then PISS OFF!”

And that is why we use our rubbers!”

If I did balls, I would do bulls.” (It was sup­posed to be “…I would do bowls”, like that makes it sound any better)

Your just gonna have to come knit with to find out what any of these were in ref­er­ence too. ;-{)}

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A Guy. Some Yarn. A Store. A life changed.

Update: This is a very long post. And I am not sure how well-writ­ten it will be, as it was hard to write, espe­cial­ly near the end.

As many of you know, I love to knit and play with yarn. Well…I love just about ANY crafty thing that lets me cre­ate, like: sewing, scrap­book­ing, paint­ing, sketch­ing, cro­chet­ing, bead­ing, and prob­a­bly many more.

I found out some dev­as­tat­ing news today…my local yarn store is not renew­ing their lease this fall. Which means it will be gone in a mat­ter of a month unless some­one buys it and car­ries the torch. (If I had the mon­ey, I’d do it in a heart beat). I have lots to say about this, but I should give some back­sto­ry: Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Yearbook Camp

My first Dorm Room.

As I am writ­ing this post, I am sit­ting in my very first dorm room, at Gus­tavus Adol­phus Col­lege in St. Peter, MN. I am spend­ing three days & two nights at Year­book Camp, host­ed by Jostens.

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A Study in White

I have a pet peeve about my clothes. I like them to stay in great con­di­tion so that they last. Whites are the tough­est thing to keep clean. Add hard water to your water sys­tem makes it hard­er and now that 99% of deter­gents no longer have phos­phates in them, it’s near impos­si­ble. Until now. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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