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Vintage sweaters, snow days and Elsewhere

My friend Victoria Heifner of Milkfed Press (she prints the Yarn Pyramid) recently came into possession of a trove of vintage craft supplies and asked me if I would like these two Jack Frost pattern booklets from 1950-51, one book of men’s sweaters and the other of women’s. 436 more words


Spaces left on Young Ringers Cycling Tour

Simon Edwards writes:

The Young Bellringers Cycling Tour still have spaces left on the 2015 Tour. It will be based at Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, Sunday 26 July-Saturday 1 August. 51 more words


Sloan Conference Presentation on Tennis Analytics

Last weekend at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston, I gave a talk, “First Service: The Advent of Actionable Tennis Analytics.” The presentation was in three parts: 85 more words


The view from Rainforest

I spent a few days writing without ice and snow last week. Also without much Internets. We had a weak WIFI signal, which made for many words, and an odd feeling of being disconnected on a global level, while very connected to my fellow writers. 157 more words


Booktalk with Charlie - Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Hi there,
So yesterday I finished Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (the first in a trilogy) and oh wow, it was good! I struggled so hard to put this book down for even a second; the world just continued to suck me in minute after minute. 1,672 more words

Booktalk With Charlie

Read. Read again. Act.

It’s become horribly habitual that a post on this blog starts with an apology from me that nothing new has been posted in weeks. Two months is a really long time in the rapid-fire world of twitter and buzzfeed and rolling news and constant updates. 1,466 more words