I will be rearranging the page, putting up a special section for the sweater design thing I am doing (so that the pages don't all get archived). It is my own domain, I have already moved the other blogs to that site.
Please change your links to work with these changes. I will probably put the new site up some time tomorrow, and play with it for the rest of the week.
Today was the first house party that was held in our area for Dean. We raised over $7000. I am giving the next party - it is going to be a potluck and we are going to try and get people who are just curious about Dean there. Not quite so much fund-raising as getting out the vote. We are also going to try and get a bunch of teenagers and young adults there - if I could be Clean for Gene, my daughter can be Clean for Dean.
That is not how I was stupid. I was stupid by taking off my hat. After all, it was cloudy and this was a BBQ and I was HOT. Really hot. I was knitting while talking to people, and my hands started dripping sweat. At this point I put the sweater away - sweat doesn't mix well with Spindrift. The yarn starts sticking, even on Addi needles. But I got 3 or 4 rows done. I had an excellent time at the party, so did mg.
I think I am going to pay for it now. I can feel my face starting to glow. I was already beginning to swell up this morning (probably from being outside (with a hat) on Saturday morning). This is the most time I have spent outside this year. I have also been in remission for a year. I think the two are correlated.
So, if I get swollen this week, we can say "Liz is an IDIOT" and I can go back on chemo.
We went and tabled for Dean this morning. Morgen and I went to the Reston Farmer's Market, mg went to Fall's Church. Really good turnout. Last night I discovered that I was now familiar enough with my pattern to hold a conversation while knitting. So, I took my knitting with me to the tabling. Didn't get a whole lot done, but that is just fine, I talked to a lot of people who are really up for Dean. I am amazed at how many people (in this very political area) are planning to support him. Makes me feel good.
I am going to rip the entire neckband when I finish this thing. Not just the top of it. Because of where the pattern starts in the front, I need to do the pickup with bottle green, not moss. So the neckband will start as bottle and moss, then go wherever I decide. I want to get some pictures up, stuff looks GOOD, but we haven't had time to do pictures today. I actually took a nap. It is hard for me to be outside for any real length of time, auto-immune disease does this to you. Morgen is now napping (she had to work this afternoon). Sooner or later we will get the pictures taken and downloaded.
Technical bitch -
The last time I tried to post it didn't work - I was trying to use w.bloggar. For some reason I can't get blogspot to work with it anymore. Pisses me off, I would like to use one tool for all my blogs.
I can't find any tool that I really like for both movable type and blogspot. I can't even find one I like for just movable type. w.bloggar is the best of them, but it seems to always put me in the wrong blog when I try to blog to unemployedfordean (where I manage 3 blogs). Zempt treats the blogs correctly, but it doesn't upload files correctly. I almost am ready to actually read the api and write my own tool that will do whatever I want it to do. At least I would stay programming (and on something other than graphics - I really do hate writing graphics programs).