printing excitement! 4

I bought almost all the supplies I need for my press today: new rollers, a Boxcar base, quoins, ink, gauge pins, and tympan paper. I just need a few pieces of furniture, California wash, and something to roll ink on and I should be good to get it set up for testing. I figure at least 95% of what I ...

weekend excitement! 2

DO YOU KNOW WHAT THIS IS?? It’s my new press, currently residing in my new print studio (a.k.a. the downstairs bathroom). It came up on Craigslist on Friday, and within a couple of hours it was mine. Matt, Stephanie, and I went to pick it up at a studio in Northeast on Saturday. It weighs 200 pounds, so we were ...

is it too early to start tilling?

I’m full of accomplishments! Here’s the Burridge Lake Aran Afghan, which took 2 1/2 years to complete. (On and off, of course.) I used the blocking mats I got from my mom for Christmas, and I can’t believe I’ve lived without them for so long. No more pinning wet wool to the guest bed! I also made mozzarella cheese. The ...

work christmas, year 5.

Here is how awesome my weekend was. Friday night, Matt and I watched a decisive Gophers win and then went to see Lyrics Born at the Cabooze. He hasn’t been to Minneapolis in a long time; the last show at the Fine Line was cancelled, and I was worried we’d never see him again. Not so! God, that was a ...