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November, 2010:

Noted in passing...

Amongst many other channels I idle in #twitter. This compact expression of anguish from earlier amused me:

[07:06.55] * `Assassin (~blank@71-8-56-51.dhcp.leds.al.charter.com) has joined #twitter
[07:07.12] `Assassin> PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE MAKE TWITTER GO AWAY
[07:07.22] `Assassin> It keeps following me all over the internet.
[07:07.39] `Assassin> I can't browse without it hassling me to follow it.
[07:08.07] `Assassin> I don't want to follow it. Leave me alone.
[07:08.18] * `Assassin (~blank@71-8-56-51.dhcp.leds.al.charter.com) has left #twitter ("Leaving")

That is all... (if you want to follow me, feel free - I'm @christopherw, and you can see my latest 140 character utterances to the right of this entry)

Good news everyone! (or, how to whip stitch)

After almost ripping a velcro pad off one of my new gloves, I decided to fix them. But oh no, to do that I must sew! (and of course men are almost universally bad at this, unless they're tailors or actually paid attention in Home Ec. Neither applies to me.)

However, YouTube awaits! The last time I searched for sewing knot guides all I could find were people attempting to demonstrate as fast as humanly possible, but this time I found some good 'uns:

And now my gloves are fixed! Time to go put whip stitches in everything I own.