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Ingredients for a cozy Saturday:

1) Lots and lots of yarn
2) Football on TV (Go Titans, kick the Ravens' asses!)
3) Flannel PJs
4) A quilt to wrap around myself

Yay yay yay.

ETA: All these pickup truck commercials are really weird. Especially the one that I think is making fun of the "man step" that Ford has on theirs? I don't even know what that's supposed to mean. Don't buy their truck because they make it easier to get in? Dear clinging-to-life American car companies, I don't think this is going to suddenly raise your sales...

ETA2: OMFG, this Cardinals-Panthers game has just become *painful* to watch. I mean, I want Arizona to win (go Western teams!), but five six Carolina turnovers-- FIVE interceptions-- man, I just feel bad for Carolina at this point.

Date: 2009-01-11 12:09 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] knitress.livejournal.com
Sewing question for you!

I'm finally ready to start in on my stash of SW flannel to make some pj bottoms. Is there a particular pattern you like, or should I just grab any ol' one?

Date: 2009-01-11 12:49 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jainamsolo.livejournal.com
I've used Simplicity 5353 for mine, which is actually more of a juniors' sweatpants pattern-- they are more shaped/fitted than your regular PJ pants pattern. Most PJ pants patterns are pretty similar, if not exactly the same; they're just loose, straight-legged pants with either a tied or elastic waist. So I would say, whatever Jo-Ann has on special this weekend. ;-)

Date: 2009-01-11 12:42 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ellbogen.livejournal.com
Hey, this is way off in the future, and there'll be JadeCon before then, but I just got word yesterday that I'll be presenting at a conference in SD next November. I will definitely coordinate and schedule fun-time involving you and [livejournal.com profile] blusurfer. Yay!

Date: 2009-01-11 12:51 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jainamsolo.livejournal.com
Oh yay! That will be excellent! Especially since there is a better-than-even chance I won't make it to JC this year (I'm bridesmaiding in a wedding at the beginning of August, and my company is hosting a conference at the end of August and we will all be running around like chickens with our heads cut off beforehand).

Date: 2009-01-11 02:20 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jedihealer.livejournal.com
After the fact, sorry that the Ravens won. Especially as I am a Giants fan. I would much have preferred that the Titans played the Giants next weekend.

Date: 2009-01-11 02:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jainamsolo.livejournal.com
Well, the Ravens will actually play whoever wins Steelers-Chargers tomorrow. (Meaning, the Ravens will play the Steelers next week. Heh.) Winner of Giants-Eagles will play winner of Cardinals-Panthers, which...at this point looks like it might actually be the Cardinals. (27-7 late in the 2nd quarter! Maybe the Chargers have a chance after all!)

But BOO RAVENS. BLECH. (My hatred for them is old and deep-seated; they built a butt-ugly stadium that blocks your view of Camden Yards as you drive into Baltimore, and got taxpayers to pay for a huge amount of it while giving them very little in return. I think we still have some anti-stadium buttons at my dad's house.)

Date: 2009-01-11 07:28 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jedihealer.livejournal.com
Duh, sorry, I was thinking ahead to possible Super Bowl matchups.

There are so many stories of professional teams getting municipalities to foot a major part of the bill for a new stadium, with no apparent benefit to the city. Hmmmmm.... can you say kick backs children?

Date: 2009-01-11 02:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jedihealer.livejournal.com
BTW, all of those things named, 1-4 are serious comfort items. And with it a balmy 6 degrees here, the flannel and quilt are survival gear!
Edited Date: 2009-01-11 02:23 am (UTC)

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