Cathartic Ink

putting my own spin on things

Posts Categorized / Crazy Internet

Joy from Extremely Unexpected Sources

It’s been a rough ride around here lately. In addition to a host of other things, my beloved husband threw his back out very badly; he has been laid up for 2.5 weeks and on bedrest for 12 days. I’m not looking to throw myself a pity party, but yesterday all of the frustrations of read more


Looking Back: Blanket of Love

One of the things I am most proud of from 2009 is this blanket: Knit for an online friend whose family is going through some major upheaval and shake-up, I enlisted the help of Lisa and a double fistful of other knitters and crocheters to help me create enough blocks for a big Blanket of read more


Knittin’ Song

Perhaps my Christmas knitting would go faster if I had some Doozers to help me out. Man I love Fraggle Rock.



Embedding courtesy of Dintillion I miss my family most at birthdays and holidays. This year I am missing my family something fierce and today I started thinking about this commercial for a local bank. It ran for a long, long time although comments on another version of this video say it has been axed now read more


Flickr Meme

For anyone who wants to play along: Go to the sixth page of your Flickr photostream and post the sixth picture on that page. Mine happened to be this Stellar Jay. One of the things that threw me a little when I moved here was that the blue jays did not look the same. Growing read more