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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Some Wednesday randomness . . .

First - I think there were two dead rock stars turning over in their graves last night as Randy Jackson compared an American Idol contestant (who had just sung "Light My Fire") to Michael Hutchence. Oh my. What would Jim think? Of course, I really don't even consider that one of "his" songs, but rather the lame top-40 hit by Robby Krieger . . . to say nothing of what Michael Hutchence would think being compared to just another wannabe rockstar. (Okay, I will admit that they guy wasn't *that bad*, but he was *definitely* NO Jim OR Michael!)

Second - I listed three yarns yesterday! Click on the pictures to go to their listing on etsy, or go to my website.

Hello Princess Kitty Grrlz Hand Spun Art Yarn (94 yards)

Hello Easter Kitty Grrlz Hand Spun Art Yarn (88 yards)
Easter, baby Hand Spun Art Yarn (78 yards)
Third - I spun *three* yarns last night! Woohoo! I don't have pictures because I didn't take the time to take them before setting the twists/washing, so I will have pictures of them this afternoon, and they will be listed then, too. There are a little less "exciting" than these art yarns, but I needed to spin something that was a little less time-consuming - I love the kitty yarns, but spinning in the novelty yarns and the plying with beads all take extra time. The plying, especially, has been taking longer because of how many beads I am now using! Anyways, the new yarns are two new boucle-style art yarns - pretty batts spun into a single ply and then plied with thread. The third yarn is a pretty single ply in lavender, greens, and other spring colors.

Fourth - I have a confession to make. One of the reasons I have been "slacking" is . . . I have become a little obsessed with the STAR WARS Lego game!?!?!? This is very much not like me. But, the story goes - I bought the PS3 for my boyfriend for Christmas/his birthday . . . since he was spending so much time playing by himself, he suggested we get the Star Wars Lego game so we could play something together. Well, at first I didn't think I would want to play . . . but I did . . . Unfortunately, he didn't like playing with me! I was too slow and just had a different overall way of playing that was driving him crazy. So, I ended up playing through the game by myself. But, now that we've "finished" it, we are both going back and re-playing the levels to find all the "stuff". This means that I've been playing at night and on the weekends when I really should be working. There, I admitted it!

One cool aside about the game - there was a trailer for an Indiana Jones game!! I am excited! I think it will be very cool and fun. It comes out this summer. Need to have the Star Wars game "done" by then! ;) It also got me thinking - you know what would make a TOTALLY KICK ASS Lego game????? BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER! :) Like Star Wars, you have so many characters and character variations you could play as! And, like, Buffy could have different skills/powers than Willow, and the vampires would have their powers - you could play as Angel or Angelous . . . or Spike with or without a soul . . or crazy Drusilla . . . just an endless amount of possibilities there!

ANYways . . . I think that is it, but even if not it is once again all I have time for!


Knitted Gems said...

I could totally go for a Buffy the Vampire video game. That would be awesome!

Kitty Grrlz Knits & Spins! said...

I know! Just think of all the possibilities! Instead of the 6 episodes like star wars, you could have all 7 seasons! and some of the "extras" or parts you unlocked could be from the Angel seasons! There are just so many options!

Allison said...

Wow, love the colors.

THREE yarns. Busy bee...