Reading While Knitting

Nothing complicated; nothing too exciting, but yes, I do knit while I read. As well as during many other domestic activities.

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Tag, I'm it

My children seem little worse for wear today -- maybe they worked out all the psychological harm I inflicted on them yesterday through imaginative play. I haven't yelled at them yet today, despite Thing 3's screaming insistence that I "Make pancakes NOWWWWW!" I cut that fit off by gently setting down the bowl of hot cereal in front of him and walking off. My kids seem to operate on the "food on the table is worth a thousand fits" method, and once he'd eaten, peace was restored. Okay, that plus two readings of Jan Brett's Armadillo Rodeo. In a row. Now they're in the bathtub. Expiation? I hope so.

Busy day today, with lots of running around (and, I fear, little knitting), so I'm going to go ahead and meme. My internet friend bfmomma tagged me. She and I "met" almost 11 years ago, when we were both expecting our first children, on a due date list. We've been bumping into each other on email lists ever since then, and now, bwaaa haaa haa, she's knitting.

Without further ado, here we go:

4 jobs you have had in your life

book repairer at a library
dog poop scooper
ice cream scooper/waitress at a Swensens
college composition instructor on line

4 movies you could watch over and over
Um. . . "Raising Arizona"
Ummmm. Nope. No more. Don't like the over and over thing.

4 places you have lived
Charlottesville, Virginia
Knoxville, Tennessee
Tempe, Arizona
Grandada Hills, California

4 TV shows you love to watch
Arrested Development
I end up watching a lot of Animal Planet with the Things, but again, I don't watch much happily

4 places you have been on vacation
Venice, Italy
San Diego, California

4 websites you visit daily
Those knitting ones
Those friends' ones
Go Fug Yourself
Katie Allison Granju

4 of your favorite foods
Ben & Jerry's Coffee Heath Bar Crunch ice cream
kale sautee'd with garlic and raisins and pine nuts (recipe available on request)

4 places you would rather be right now
Nope. I like it here very much. I would rather be knitting, though.

4 bloggers you are tagging
Everyone I know well enough to tag has already been tagged!

Screams have just erupted from the bathroom.

Gotta run,

Evil Mommy

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At 4:04 AM, Blogger amanda j said...

I didn't realise other people neglected their children and womanly duties in order to knit. Hello kindred spirit!

At 7:00 AM, Blogger bfmomma said...

I especially like the way you followed "dog poop scooper" with "ice cream scooper"

May you get all your errands done today!

At 12:23 PM, Blogger String Bean said...

It would be horrible not to have time to knit every day (EVERYDAY!!). But I don't have children, so I'm probably missing something. Teach the kids to knit! Once they get the hang of it, you can finally sit down and knit (a few months later...) while they quietly sit still and knit. Quietly...while sitting still. No noise. Maybe?


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