Tag Archives: TNNA

50 Shades of…taupe?

I had a three day trip to Columbus for work–the annual needle arts trade show. Sadly it got cut short half a day as our home was vandalized early Saturday morning (someone threw a brick through our living room window, … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just can’t make this sh*t up

Thing 2 and I are in Columbus for the annual yarn industry trade show. Many times when I’ve shown up for the show, there are other exhibits or trade shows going on. Once it was a group of librarians. Another … Continue reading

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Janathon Day 11

In which this Janathoner feels incredibly young and horribly old at the same time. Day 3 in Phoenix–the trade show is going well, and at 12:30ish I begin to feel peckish. I google to find one of the few downtown restaurants … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing

Is all the rage. Or at least  that’s what you’d think if you saw my FB feed. Or, perhaps you would think that all these suburban, professional, educated, well-adjusted  people have absolutely no confidence or ability to make any decision on their … Continue reading

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Mile High Club

I figure if sex counts as cross training, and knitting burns more calories than sex, then knitting on plane would put me firmly in the Mile High Club.  Y’all can follow that logic, right?   But, as a knitter, there … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for…

ICE CREAM!!!! Yesterday was a great day! Two trips to Jeni’s! My lunch dessert consisted of Brown Butter Almond Brittle and Brambleberry Crisp.  A fabulous combo, as the brambleberry (a fruit I am not familiar with) is tart, but the … Continue reading

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Hello Columbus

I crashed before I could post anything last night.  Yet another whirlwind of a day. True to plan, I was on my plane at 8:30. Arrived in Columbus a bit ahead of schedule at 9:45. Cab to the hotel got … Continue reading

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Are we there yet?

Day 2 at TNNA was unending. The show is going well, and then I had excellent Thai food for dinner. I was tired and went to bed at a fairly reasonable 10:30, and was promptly awaken at 3:45am by the … Continue reading

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Juneathon Day 23; TNNA Day 2

On this 23rd day of Juneathon and 2nd day of TNNA, I woke promptly at 5:30 and headed outside to a wonderfully dry and slightly overcast Columbus and a 9 mile run.  I started out wicked fast–mile one clocked in … Continue reading

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Hello Columbus!

Today is the start of my trip to Columbus for TNNA (the National Needlearts Association).  I love coming here.  Although a teeny city compared to NYC, there’s a great market (North Market) with fresh food and even better ice cream … Continue reading

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