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On Friday Open Thread

@rallisaurus Maybe you could join one of the ravelry groups for your area. A quick search turns up at least 2:
Silver Spring Knitters
and Silver Spring/Kensington wooley Crafters though the latter group seems to be 50+, maybe not what you're looking for? But the former gets together every Tuesday night! Good luck!

Posted on February 8, 2013 at 5:59 pm 0

On Friday Open Thread

@garli I haven't tried it, but that onion sauce looks seriously delicious.

Posted on February 8, 2013 at 3:44 pm 0

On Friday Open Thread

Last week, I emailed my boyfriend the link to the latest Interview with a Virgin. Last night, he showed up at my house with all the fixin's for a steak and blue cheese feast. Much laughter was had by all!

Posted on February 8, 2013 at 3:07 pm 31

On Friday Open Thread

@Reginal T. Squirge I moved to Portland recently, think I'll try to read the book and join you guys this month!

Posted on November 9, 2012 at 5:12 pm 0

On Songs About Musical Genres That Are Not Done in the Style of Said Musical Genre

Peter, Paul and Mary's "I Dig Rock & Roll Music" used to drive me crazy for exactly this reason! It probably still would, but I refuse to listen to it.

Posted on June 12, 2012 at 5:44 pm 0

On Why Buying From Emerging Fashion Designers Costs More Money (and Why That's Okay)

Have you guys ever checked out this Hourly Rate Calculator? (Maybe I first learned of it at the Hairpin? I forget) It's designed to help freelancers determine what hourly rate they should charge in order to make their desired profit, and factors in all kinds of stuff (health insurance, yearly travel, website maintenance, rent). I think you could apply it to this discussion pretty easily, and I wonder if designers use a similar calculator when deciding how much to charge for their wares.

Posted on June 11, 2012 at 1:30 pm 4

On Friday Open Thread

@The Everpresent Wordsnatcher @teenie

Sriracha-Peach Crisp

I had some for breakfast this morning, too, it's just as yummy after a night in the fridge.

Posted on May 18, 2012 at 2:54 pm 0

On Friday Open Thread

@The Everpresent Wordsnatcher I just bought my first batch of peaches yesterday, they were so good! I made a sriracha-peach crisp with them and it was delicious.

Posted on May 18, 2012 at 2:44 pm 0

On Eat Your Car

@youresmalltime AMEN!

Posted on May 8, 2012 at 11:55 am 1

On Big Movie

@Smallison I stayed through the end, the schwarma bit was great. No one says a thing, they're just killing the food while looking completely exhausted.

Posted on May 7, 2012 at 10:26 am 2