About the MobWell, really it's a mob of one, but you get the idea. I'm just me, in Hotlanta, but through me there are many others (yes, we are numerous), and we have teh pointy sticks (fear them), and besides that, we make pretty things. Mostly.
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Tag Archives: india
If you plan them in advance, are they really random? Does that even matter? A friend of mine clued me in on a terrific nonprofit (full disclosure: she told me about it last DragonCon, and then I was my usual … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff Tagged cook book, india, kindness Leave a comment
Dye all the things!
Last weekend was a total blur. Actually, the whole week was kind of like that. A big project popped up at work, and a friend decided that it was high time to tie the knot, and then there was the … Continue reading
Dye all the things!
(All the thanks ever to THL Jerusha for taking the photos in this post; I am most often taking the photos, and therefore I don’t appear in many, so I am immensely grateful to friends who are shutterbugs.) I now … Continue reading
Posted in crafts, medieval, sca Tagged dyeing, Gulf Wars XXI, india, medieval, natural dye, reenactment, sca 2 Comments
Not so scary, actually.
My photoless project du jour is for an upcoming SCA event, and is allowing me to do some pattern testing. I did my Mughal angharka in four different ways for myself (each time learning valuable info), but then found a … Continue reading
Actual crafty-type stuff!
I so wanted to post this sooner, but it was supposed to be a surprise, and now it has been gifted, so there you have it. I have a very dear friend who was elevated to the Order of the … Continue reading
Posted in bookbinding, crafts, sca Tagged book, bookbinding, costume, embroidery, india, mewar, painting, silk, tassels 4 Comments
I love dancing. I made up little dances as a child, and then took Irish dance in high school (like Riverdance, only I quit before we got to the noise-making hardshoe part). In college, for my P.E. requirement, I took … Continue reading
This holiday season was a great one for sarees. My birthday is early in November, so it’s pretty much two months of back-to-back holidays for me, what with Diwali, Halloween, my birthday, Thanksgiving, my wedding anniversary, Christmas and the new … Continue reading
Working on it!
I have a long rambly post in the works, but in the meantime it’s the American holiday season, and my whole family is going to be in my house for Thanksgiving. On the upside, I get to use my new … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff, india, sca Tagged clothing, costume, india, sari 4 Comments
To do list update
Probably boring, but it’s keeping me to task. 1. Get the floors refinished. (DONE. Made a blog post.) 2. Install ceiling fans in the two smaller bedrooms, as they are stuffy. (DONE. Ceiling fans make a gigantic difference. It took … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff, hinduism, india Tagged atlanta, hindu temple, india, to-do list 8 Comments
Sorry for no DragonCon posts – I’m still sorting through photos. However, Red Tower this weekend was an excellent success, and the South Downs has a rockin’ new Baron and Baroness (one of whom is Blogless Lea) and there was … Continue reading
Posted in india, sca Tagged cooking, costume, event, india, investiture, mughal, red tower 2010, sari, sewing 2 Comments