Month: August 2021

crocheting like a weirdo

crocheting like a weirdo

So I’ve been crocheting since I was eight. My maternal grandmother taught me, and in the years since, I’ve realized she taught me all kinds of crazy. To make it worse, she was a leftie, teaching a rightie. I didn’t realize I was yarning over wrong until several years ago when I was trying to […]

Posted 31 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Craftastic Goodies / 0 Comments

the anger I feel

the anger I feel

I’m about to be spicy. If that’s not your jam, move along. I’m not here to play today. It’s utterly mindboggling to me that we are almost eighteen months into a global pandemic, and the same asinine rhetoric is still being spewed, with new asinine rhetoric added to the mix practically every damn day. It […]

Posted 30 August 2021 by Kim Deister in WTH?! / 2 Comments

saturday 9: friends in low places

saturday 9: friends in low places

Saturday 9: friends in low places (1990) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. A side note… I adore this song. I’m not a country fan most of the time, but Garth Brooks is different! 1) In this song, Garth Brooks tells us he wore boots to a black-tie affair. When did you most recently get […]

Posted 28 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 7 Comments

friday 5: itemized

friday 5: itemized

play along here 1. What item do you own more than one of, while most people own exactly one? If “most people” refers to bookworms, I have more than one Kindle. I have a Kindle Fire, which is my main one. And I have one of the new Kindle Paperwhites. That one is for the […]

Posted 27 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 3 Comments

thursday 13: eclectic videos

thursday 13: eclectic videos

play along here Today’s thirteen reflects the wide variety of things I watch on YouTube with regularity!! 1. paper crafting I watch a lot of paper crafting videos, even though it’s not something I do very much of. It’s very soothing! 2. Rosanna Pansino I usually watch her on the Try Guys Without a Recipe […]

Posted 26 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 3 Comments

I Like Thursday: #259

I Like Thursday: #259

play along here This is a new meme for me, all about the things we’ve liked over the past week. I love the positivity of it! 1. Unicorns & Dragons I got this book of amigurumi patterns for my birthday and I like it so much. The patterns are written well with lots of photographs. […]

Posted 26 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 1 Comment


saturday 9: woman in love

saturday 9: woman in love

Saturday 9: woman in love (1980) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) In this song, Barbra dreams of love. What’s something you’ve been dreaming of, or wishing for, lately? (It doesn’t have to be romantic.) A lot of things that are never going to happen, things of a larger scale than my own […]

Posted 21 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 5 Comments

friday 5: unto others

friday 5: unto others

play along here 1. When did you last give (or serve) something you cooked to someone not in your residence? Oh, wow. It’s been a while. Since before the pandemic. The Christmas before, actually. I always make a ton of Christmas cookies, enough for us at home and enough for the worker bees in the […]

Posted 20 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 3 Comments

thursday 13: the best of the 80s

thursday 13: the best of the 80s

play along here I was a teen of the 1980’s, a time of questionable fashion and great music. Here’s my best of… 1. The Facts of Life I loved this show! 2. the birth of MTV Back when it was still music! Yo! MTV Raps, Headbangers Ball, The very first video aired 3. SWATCH watches […]

Posted 19 August 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 6 Comments