Author Archives: tiggermn

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 … 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 … 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 … 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.!)

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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 … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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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. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Yearbook Camp

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. I’ve nev­er attend­ed … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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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 … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My latest projects

I have been avid­ly knit­ting for about a year now…and I love it! It is so fun dis­cov­er­ing new pat­terns, deci­pher­ing them and pick­ing the yarn to use and mak­ing some­thing use­able or fun. My lat­est projects have been knit­ted “Mon­sters” … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My Name is Bert…and I am a Cord Cutter

Not many peo­ple know that Amy and I are “cord cut­ters”. My father and I had this con­ver­sa­tion last night and a friend of mine just post­ed a sur­vey on face­book whether to get cable or dish.

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