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Entries from September 2006

Pose with Flour

September 30th, 2006 No Comments

Here’s the photo of the sweater being worn. Very comfortable for the fall. And while I’m at it, let’s pose for a photo with Flour!

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(geek) laughs

September 29th, 2006 No Comments

Okay, it takes might take a while to get, and you have to be a geek, but damn funny if you are. on xkcd.com. [via] I’m tempted to get the teeshirt. Okay, here’s another good one… I’ll just leave you these and go look thought all the archives for laughs.

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Sweater finished!

September 27th, 2006 No Comments

Finally got this one done. It’s all ready to be worn in this fall. Nice. The Details Pattern: Adrienne Vittadini Vol 15 Pattern #5: Cabled Sleeve Pullover. Yarn: Mission Falls 1824 Wool Colour: 002 Needles: #8 Denise circular Modifications: Not much, needed to extend the width of it by about 2 inches. Either it’s a [...]

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Small Update and Heroes

September 26th, 2006 1 Comment

I’ve updated Paris Recommendations Part 2: Pâtisserie and Tea with the photos that my mom took of the patisserie display. And the first show I’ve liked so far in this tv season, Heroes on NBC. It rocks. I haven’t been so blown away by a tv show in ages. I am serious hooked. If you’ve [...]

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The end of one scarf the start of double knitting.

September 25th, 2006 1 Comment

I started a scarf back in January or maybe even earlier. I’ve been working on it on and off since then. It’s been so long and I’ve gotten almost no where on it. I finally gave in last night and ripped it all up. This is what I have now. I must have ripped out [...]

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moleskine city notebooks

September 23rd, 2006 No Comments

Wow. The moleskine city notebooks are coming out soon. This is just what I need. I’ve been doing this for the last few years now for my travels: I get a notebook and for each big trip I take, I use it to take notes of les bonnes adresses and keep notes for future reference. [...]

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Paris Recommendations Part 6: General Advice and Comments

September 22nd, 2006 3 Comments

This is the part six of my Paris Recommendations Week. General advice and Comments: Walk as much as you can. It’s the best way to explore the city and enjoy the vibe of quartier. Unless you are staying far from where you want to see in sights, no need to get a metro pass; get [...]

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Paris Recommendations Part 5: Sights

September 22nd, 2006 No Comments

This is part five of my Paris Recommendations Week series. Sights: There are so many great architecture and historic sights in Paris, these are the ones I highly recommend. I’ve still got a big list of other places to check out as well. Just can’t wait to go back and see a few more sights. [...]

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My friends gets a mention on yarn harlot…

September 21st, 2006 2 Comments

Okay, they are now famous! They get a cameo in yarn harlot’s post about her brooklyn talk. Alison gets a photo and a mention with her mets sock. In this photo, I certainly see someone I know! Photo is quite fuzzy, who else was there?! Too cool!

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Paris Recommendations Part 4: Museums

September 21st, 2006 No Comments

This is part four of my Paris Recommendations Week series. Museums: If you’re looking to go to a couple of museums, get the Musuem Pass for the appropriate number of days. It’s worth the money. When I took my parents, I allocated 1 day for the Louvre and the next day as flexible. Just so [...]

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Paris Recommendations Part 3: Shopping

September 20th, 2006 No Comments

This is part three of my Paris Recommendations Week series. Shopping: I prefer Saint Germain area in the 6e arr because it’s more chic and has many of the same designer stores as other places but more laid back.  (St. Sulpice area). Carry a copy of your passport on you, so you can have the [...]

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Louvre in Winter

September 19th, 2006 No Comments

DSCN1934.jpg Originally uploaded by myan147. The outdoor cafe covered in snow while the statuary keeps watch.

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Paris Recommendations Part 2: Pâtisserie and Tea

September 19th, 2006 2 Comments

This is part two of my Paris Recommendations Week series. Pâtisserie & Tea: (ranked) Definitely one of our favorite things to do while in Paris is to hit as many pâtisseries as we can. It’s difficult to find dessert art at this level in other places in the world. I’ve got a few places I [...]

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Paris Recommendations Part 1: Restaurant and Food

September 18th, 2006 5 Comments

This is the part one of my Paris Recommendations Week. Restaurants and Food: (in no order) In general, I’ve only had 1 or 2 poor meals (still edible but really not outstanding) in the last 3 trips to Paris. We were careful in picking where we should eat. We consult the menus posted outside; see [...]

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Yarn has arrived!

September 17th, 2006 2 Comments

With the post yesterday was my package of yarn from Camilla Valley Farm. I had ordered the Mission Falls colour and dye lot that I was missing to finish my sweater. Since I was ordering, I put in for some other colours so that I’ll have the supplies to make something for my friend’s baby [...]

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Paris Recommendations Week

September 16th, 2006 3 Comments

Paris is one of my favorite cities on the planet. It’s got many of things that I enjoy in city holiday. History, Architecture, Romance, Lights, Great food, museums, great metro, walk-able, fashion, shopping just to name a few. My previous paris recommendations list is on my old blog, I’ve decided to revise it to include [...]

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For the linux geek bakers out there

September 14th, 2006 No Comments

Tutorial on how to make one of your very own. In this house, only one is a geek and one is the baker, and they are not the same one. So, no cool linux penguin cake for us. I’ll just admire it from a far. If you loved the tutorial, the cutting and eating of [...]

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readalong or back to school for web designers

September 12th, 2006 No Comments

Three Two great summaries of reading for (beginner) web designers. Dig in! Cameron writes a beginner’s guide: Beginner’s Guide from a Seasoned CSS Designer A List Apart Primer A List Apart Primer Part Two: Resources for Beginners

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I remember

September 11th, 2006 No Comments

The New York Times remembers. Many of us still have our own personal stories and mental footage of our experiences. I also wrote down my experiences that night and I reread it on occasion. It’s still something I cannot share, but here are some remembrances that I can. I remember I was reading an article [...]

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Harbour Front on a beautiful day

September 10th, 2006 No Comments

My mom is vegetarian, and I enjoy eating a vegetarian meal now and then myself. Today is the last day of the Vegetarian Food Fair down at York Quay Centre near the harbour front. Mom, Dad, G and I decided to go check out the show. I took along the camera so I could get [...]

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