Monday, January 31, 2005

January Overview

On the needles -- what I'm making
  • Toe-up "Simple Sock" in Bearfoot Lupine (pattern to be posted here soon)
  • Toe-up "Simple Sock" in denim blue Encore DK
  • Gaughan's "Here and There Cables" from Scarf Style in Bearfoot yarn leftover from socks
  • Marchant's "Wondrous Woven Cables" sweater from Arans & Celtics in Blueberry Jo Sharp DK Wool Tweed for Mike
  • Up next: gloves for Anna, scarf in baby camel hair, bed for Dodger
Next to the bed -- what I'm reading
  • The Final Solution by Michael Chabon
  • What's the Matter with Kansas? by Thomas Frank
  • Best American Science & Nature Writing 2004 by Steven Pinker (editor)
  • Gifts by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalpyse by Robert Rankin
  • Witches of Chiswick by Robert Rankin
  • America: the book by Jon Stewart and the Daily Show writers
  • Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
In the car -- what I'm listening to
  • So Far by Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young
  • 101 by Depeche Mode
  • Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris (read by the author)
  • Wicked (Original Cast Recording)
On the screen -- movies I've just watched
  • I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958) [DVD]
  • House of Flying Daggers (2004) [Theater]
  • Elektra (2005) [Theater]
  • Gone with the Wind (1939) [DVD Commentary Track]
  • Blue Sub No. 6 (1998) [Adult Swim On Demand]
  • Closer (2004) [Theater]
In my head -- obsessions
  • Annoying Song: "Popular" from Wicked