Is Starshower the new Honey Cowl? Only time will tell (but it looks good).

Wait For It

Dear Ann, You have to wait for the knitting content, but you’ll get there, and the journey (via dead bee) is fun. (I know I owe you people some Olive-in-disguise photos.) Happy Monday! Love, Kay P.S. Department of I Look Forward To Your Letters: Yes, it’s true: in the video, important differences between the fiber arts are obscured. The non-knitting, non-weaving people just do not CARE; we have to accept...

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And We Thought the Susan Bates Needles Were Loud

Dear Ann, Public Service Advisory: Although the following video will come up if you do a Google search for “Mason-Dixon Knitting,” it’s actually “Mason-Dixon Shooting In A Very Noisy Way.” I do think it captures your love of All Things Reenactor, though. That Google machine is getting more intuitive all the time. Happy Monday! I’m off to reenact “Mason-Dixon Loading the Dishwasher.” (Authentic...

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Another Singing Revolution

Dear Ann, Sorry to everybody at the office for the YouTube-heavy post, but I’m besotted and bewitched by an Independent Lens film I saw last night about the Young at Heart Chorus. Man, oh man. Amateur choral singers everywhere are chartreuse with envy. We want to back up David Byrne! This is the Next Big Thing, I’m tellin’ ya. I limited my picks to 3, but YouTube has enough of these gems to keep me safe from getting...

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Merle Hazard LIVE and IN PERSON!

Dear Kay, If you somehow missed the American Economic Association meeting in Atlanta over New Year’s weekend, then you missed out on a rare live appearance by everybody’s favorite financial country crooner, Merle Hazard. It was a regular tent revival down there! And a HUGE high-five to knitter/economic spouse Ellen who apparently witnessed this gig herself–the Venn diagram of economist spouses/Merle Hazard aficionadoes/MDK...

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Oy Is Just Yo Backwards: More Hanukkah Videos In Lieu of Knitting

Dear Ann, There IS knitting, but it’s all very hush-hush. Not really. Haven’t had the minimal gumption that is required to recharge the KayCam for, oh, 4 days or so. Much deathless photography has gone unphotographed. For example, I saw, but was unable to document, a delivery man on a bike in the rain, wearing a plastic poncho that said, in huge reflective lettering: STAY DRY ORDER IN Way to promote your business! We need to get...

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