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Monthly Archives: January 2023

Knitting the Zombie Apocalypse January 27, 2023

When I was a young girl, my grandmother taught me to knit.  For many years, all I could knit was rectangles, but you can make a lot of things with rectangles.  Scarves, blankets, even hats.  My Dad, whenever he saw me knitting, called me “Madame Defarge” after the Charles Dickens character in A Tale of…

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Over Fifty Algorithmically January 13, 2023

I guess because I’m over fifty and algorithms are real, I keep getting suggested links to articles with titles like, “Ten Outfits You Should Never Wear if You’re Over Fifty” or “Makeup Trends to Avoid if You’re Over Fifty” or “Haircuts That Will Just Make You Look Like a Dried-up Hag if You Are North…

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