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Fun little known facts!!

A snail can sleep for three years.

Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

Almonds are a member of the peach family.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

Babies are born without kneecaps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend an average of 6 months
waiting at red lights.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.

The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar
melted in his pocket.

There are more chickens than people in the world.

Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

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WIP’S & Other things

This weekend was so unbelievably hot it was crazy … but I will be okay!
I had to frog Blache, I just did not like the way it looked using the TLC Cotton Plus so yesterday I ripped it out … and started again with cotton fleece it looks WAY better now – see:

At the beginning of spring I bought some hydrangea’s and even though they (if you have the correct soil) are blue mine is a very pretty pink and green … I did give it some “acidy” food so I am hopeful that it will turn blue!


just for fun I wanted to post the first 9 rows of my mid july KAL … because you really can’t tell anything from this … wonder what it will look like in a few days???


And finally dd (6) has been asking and asking to teach her how to
knit so I gave in and showed her the “knit” stitch a few weeks ago and here is a picture of her progress …


one more picture for you … look how big my kittens have gotten …

Well I can’t seem to upload this picture so I will try later!

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Last night I finished the dishcloth that I have been working on, I found the kanji character for sea, here it is. It is a little hard to see the pattern so I am disappointes about that but I think other than that it looks okay …

I am going to start another one soon, I think I am going to work on a baby rattle, because I have LOTS of friends having babies soon it will come in handy …

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Week end plans

Well even though I have not posted any acutal knitting updates, I have been knitting. I have done about 15 rows of blanche, and 25% of a new dishcloth I have been working … I have not however cast on the 2nd baby sock … I am hoping to finish blanche this weekend and then maybe I can get the 2nd sock started … Have a nice weekend and try to stay cool!!

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How Nerdy am I?

this is one of those “morbid curiosity things” – I just HAD to know …

I am nerdier than 18% of all people. Are you nerdier? Click here to find out!

82% scored higher (more nerdy), and
18% scored lower (less nerdy).

What does this mean? Your nerdiness is:

Not nerdy, but then again maybe not all that cool either.

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Well I don’t know how people find these thing but this is FUN … Isabell had this on her blog and you know I can’t pass up really fun things like this so here are my cyborg names …

Kinetic Networked Organism Trained for Mathematics, Accurate Killing and Efficient RepairCybernetic Operational Android Responsible for Infiltration and Nocturnal Exploration

So I think that is enough fun for today … back to work!! BTW: I cast on blanche last night but had a seriously bad headache so I was only able to get 2 rounds done … I am hopping to get more done today!!!

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I am Grace Kelly!


You are a lover. Romance, flowers, and wine are all you need to enjoy yourself. You are serious about all commitments and are a family person. You call your Mom every Sunday, and never forget a Birthday. Don’t let your passion for romance get confused with the real thing.

Want to find out who you are go here.

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