Monthly Archives: March 2009

Why I knit, #18

Because when I’m sitting at home, sick, on the couch, it makes me feel as though I haven’t wasted a whole day. I didn’t feel like I’d wasted time when I was a child. I felt like it was a … Continue reading

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Aha!

Sari not so fail. After three separate washings, the starch is not yet all out of the sari. I dried it overnight in the bath, and when I went to collect it yesterday evening, bits were stuck together with starch. … Continue reading

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Sari fail.

In which I experience more of Indian culture without actual reference other than the internet, and embarass myself voluntarily on the internet. I bought my first sari on Friday. I had debated over various styles and had visited numerous sari … Continue reading

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Finally in posession

Of that “way cool” dress, I went with a friend and partyed 80s prom-style. Oh, my dress was heinous. Did it make me look like a blobby tube? Yes. Did I care? Not really. Sondra, on the other hand, looked … Continue reading

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I suppose

I am making up for the lack of post yesterday. And also, I am a huge dork. One nerdy thing is good, but combining two nerdy things is better (three is nerd overload, like Ghostbusters crossing the streams). Here are … Continue reading

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Oh, ghee…

Where have you been all my life? To think that I would’ve eaten squash more often if I’d only known of your deliciousness (and kudos to the husband for hiding the squash in the dal; it started out weird but … Continue reading

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I’m such a klutz.

I counted this morning and I have five mysterious bruises, all of which are on extremities, and all of which involved me running into furniture at some point. The most irritating one is on the back of my hand, which … Continue reading

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Pourquoi d’Inde?

Pourquoi, indeed. Fellow blogger and kind soul Vaibhav posed me a question in a comment to a previous post that I had originally intended to answer as another comment, but have realized in the process of formulating said answer that … Continue reading

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A bigger post to follow

But for now, the most excellent YouTube mashup yet:

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Do you want to be a millionaire?

Who doesn’t? I mean, really. It seems to¬† be the great equalizer for all people, everywhere. Even Bill Gates wouldn’t turn down a winning lottery ticket (although I imagine he’d probably donate it someplace afterward; it must be nice to … Continue reading

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