Just a quick aside… I’ve been developing a couple of ideas for pod casts. I need to do a bunch of research on how to make the content available on the apps and streaming services, etc.
I’m kind of excited about it, to be honest. I have ideas for two podcasts currently: One would be “human interest” type stuff; kind of a random show. The other one would be strictly a story-telling environment with each “season” containing a story from start to finish. I came up with the idea for the story-telling one first and that’s probably the one I’ll develop first.
I recently became aware of a neat technique in crochet called Planned Pooling. You have to use a variegated yarn with longish color runs of between 6-12″. And then you use this nifty, tricksy method of chaining before you start your pattern. Basically the idea is to “stagger” the colors so that they appear to… Continue reading My New Thing II: A Crochet Technique
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Occasionally, I come across these fun meme lists about why English is such a “terrible” language. Mostly I find these memes funny because they’re true when I stop to think about them. For the record, English is my native language. Looking at it objectively, I’m not sure how ANYbody learns to speak it! Then I immediately start to wonder if there are any other languages that are so confusing…?
Anywho, I thought I would occasionally round these up and share them. Woot.
So, yeah I know podcasts have been around for a LONG time, but I only recently got into them. Basically a couple of years ago I started listening to Welcome to Night Vale, and never bothered to look beyond it to see what else might be out there. I didn’t want to have to download,… Continue reading My New Thing Part I: Podcasts