Archive for February, 2006

Something Wonderful & Sacred

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

It’s something wonderful to get a letter. The paper, the stamp, the envelope. It is not just a piece of paper. It is something sacred. –Ibrahim Ismail Zaiden

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More Knitting Goodness

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

Last night I finished another scarf for the Dulaan project. It was my knit-while-watching-t.v. project. I’m going to start another. Yes, these scarves are kind basic and tedious, not sexy and fun. But they are for a good cause, and I’ve got the yarn… Made with two skeins of Cascade 220 100% wool on size […]

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Neither Rain Nor Sleet Nor Threat of Death

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

The closest call came when he was stuck in traffic and a group of gunmen walked up to the car in front of him to drag out the driver, kicking and screaming. He watched silently, hoping the gunmen would not take him, too. “I cried when I got back to the office,” Mr. Mikayel said, […]

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