Great Harvest

...read more

Why I Can Knit But Not Learn Math

And it isn’t because I am female.

...read more

Tuesday Time Waster

A Super Mario Brothers opera of sorts.

...read more

Rosey Grier’s Needlepoint for Men

Emily sent me this link forever ago, and it’s such a cute slideshow that I can’t believe I haven’t posted it yet. For those of you who don’t know, Rosey Grier was a professional football player for the Giants and the Rams. Bonus points for having Pam Grier as a cousin. He was apparently well-known […]

...read more

The Reduction of Iraqi Women’s Rights

Earlier this month, Jill wrote on the reduction of women’s rights in Iraq and generated a massive comment thread between those who believe that the only women we have to worry about are those who come from conservative families. Because all women will be controlled by their families. As someone who regularly blames the patriarchy*, […]

...read more

Israel Will Outlaw Anorexic Models

Jacqui sent me a link to this article, of particular interest for her as she works (or worked?) with plus-size models in the industry. The Guardian reports that Israel is in the process of ending the employment of fashion models with eating disorders: This Sunday, a committee of the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, will decide […]

...read more