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100 things about lizzy
  1. I laugh a lot
  2. There is no more room for bookshelves at our house. We have close to 10,000 books. We have read most of them.
  3. I do not have a favorite author, or a favorite song
  4. I have been demonstrating for peace since 1965. Or at least against war. I have sometimes had the two confused.
  5. I am a radical. I am proud of it. I used to be a student radical and I am proud of that also.
  6. I like to be alone. A lot.
  7. I am madly in love with my husband. We have been married for 20 years.
  8. I am a feminist. Old time feminist
  9. I do not believe that libertarianism can work. This is because man is not rational. Look at Bush if you want an example.
  10. I watch professional wrestling. It is a tradition in my family.
  11. I don't especially enjoy movies.
  12. I am unemployed. Seriously unemployed.
  13. I don't approve of home-schooling. Besides, I couldn't stand being with ANYBODY 365 days a year
  14. I would rather be employed so that I could buy stash again.
  15. I am a computer programmer. I never thought I would be unemployed
  16. I actually made it to 50. See, speed doesn't kill
  17. I am married.
  18. I have a 16 year old daughter. If she wasn't 16, I would say she is a great kid.
  19. I really enjoy knitting sock feet.
  20. At my most prolific I knit a sweater a week
  21. I am not nearly as prolific. Nor as depressed
  22. I am addicted to alpha centuari. This is why I no longer knit a sweater a week.
  23. I am a pacifist..
  24. I am a witch in the Reclaiming tradition..
  25. I make beautiful, but very heavy, necklaces.
  26. I love to bead, but my eyes won't let me see the tiny beads anymore..
  27. I don't knit intarsia
  28. You don't want to know about my stash
  29. I spin. I spin well enough that my name and picture once made it to Spin Off
  30. I sort of weave. I would weave more if I didn't hate making warp so much
  31. I have been knitting since I was 8 years old. There have been interruptions - some for many years.
  32. My knitting specialty is tapestry sweaters. One of them can take up to 200 different yarns
  33. I don't make these sweaters often. They are a pain
  34. I have no tact
  35. I read romance novels. Live with it, my family does
  36. I read Science Fiction. So does everybody else in my family
  37. I am owned by 3 cats. Another cat owns my daughter
  38. I have always wanted to breed and show pulis
  39. I prefer purebred dogs
  40. My husband is known by his initials - mg
  41. I am allergic to chocolate but eat it anyway.
  42. I am 5' 10". I am also way overweight.
  43. I hardly ever wear sweaters. Nobody in my family wears sweaters
  44. I knit sweaters anyway
  45. I used to read tarot cards. Now I am taking a class in it, so I have stopped.
  46. I run a radical stitch & bitch in my home every 3 weeks
  47. I have been out as a bisexual since I was 16.
  48. I don't celebrate Christmas.
  49. I don't want to hear about how you celebrate Christmas
  50. I give gifts all year around.
  51. One year I gave homemade sweaters to 12 people for Christmas. Never again
  52. I quit smoking 10 years ago.
  53. I used to smoke 3 packs a day. In fact, all I did was smoke and knit
  54. I am the author of the Sweater Machine I haven't updated it in over 10 years. I am considering rewriting it from scratch.
  55. I am the smart one. My sister is the beautiful one
  56. I am totally tone deaf. I can still hear it if you sing off-key though
  57. I adore country music.
  58. My favorite songwriter is Steve Earle. My second favorite songwriter is Gretchen Peters
  59. I listen to that little known genre called "Punk Bluegrass"
  60. I think I am too old to appreciate hip-hop or punk. I didn't like punk even when I was a kid
  61. I wanted to be a professional dancer when I grew up
  62. I ended up being a professional stripper. I spent some time as a gogo dancer also
  63. I consider my knitting to be part of my spiritual life. Of course, when I am in that sort of mood, washing pots becomes part of my spiritual life
  64. I am trying to start a project to build open-source voting machines built out of COTS
  65. I am addicted to CSPAN. I watch CNN. I watched MSNBC before they hired Michael Savage
  66. My husband wrote this poem about me.
  67. I don't understand why anybody would knit a shell out of "chunky" yarn. I am not sure why they would knit one out of bulky yarn either
  68. The only things I knit out bulky yarn are afghans. Maybe because I don't live in the polar north
  69. I am sort of allergic to wool
  70. I seem to have an allergy to aluminum knitting needles. They give me a rash
  71. I use brittany sock needles because I can't find my favorite sock needle brand anywhere
  72. I would use Crystal Palace sock needles if they came in size 0
  73. I knit extremely loosely
  74. I am scared of Donald Rumsfield and John Ashcroft
  75. I can't seperate my politics from my life
  76. I am extremely political.
  77. I am a card carrying member of the ACLU
  78. I am pro-choice.
  79. I believe in marijuana legalization. I don't smoke dope unless I am doing chemo (I am allergic) but I want the right to.
  80. I am an excellent cook.
  81. I have raised 3 children. I have never succesfully birthed a child.
  82. I dislike babies.
  83. We have now replaced all the important appliances (water heater, water softener, dishwasher, etc) in our house.
  84. We didn't want to replace any of them.
  85. I don't knit classical intarsia
  86. I think most people end up looking like the pillsbury dough boy in fair-isle.
  87. I am on the Move-On media action alert team (so are all sorts of other people)
  88. I finally joined AARP
  89. I am disabled. I have been disabled for nearly 15 years.
  90. I have never applied for SSI disability because I don't want to find all the papers and have to sue
  91. I have a brand new knee. I walk better than I did before, but it still hurts constantly
  92. I end up on chemo every spring. Chemo is a great excuse to smoke dope. I don't have cancer, I have a rare auto-immune disease.
  93. I am going to teach more teenagers how to knit this spring
  94. I have a political blog for my extended family at Mama Liz Says. Anybody is welcome to read it.
  95. I have a very large extended family. I talk to them much more often than my very large birth family.
  96. I adore my mother. I don't want to live with her, I often don't want to talk to her. But I think she did the best she could with the hand she was dealt.
  97. I was going to get my Master Knitter and then I decided that there was no way I was going to do that many swatches in beige knitting worsted
  98. I like the Dixie Chicks
  99. I am looking for even incomplete sets of Rhodo-Nacre size 0 and size 1 needles. I will pay you well for them
  100. I keep visualizing a special prosecutor for Dick Cheney