Monday, August 18, 2008

The travels of Edson Bear

I'm participating in a teddy bear swap. There are ten people located in different states and we each send a bear until it makes it's way around the circle and back to us. My bear is named Edson Bear and this is him. He is, of course a librarian and loves to read. He received his MLS (masters in Library Science from the IU Bearville campus. Like me, he floats around to the various branches of the Allen County Public Library organizing carts, shelving books, checking in returned materials and being generally helpful. Though he does have to stretch sometimes. (those books can get mighty heavy when they're twice your size)

Of course, he came to the Knit In at Sarah Jane's Yarn Shoppe before he left and unfortunately had a little too much fun before he left. We all tried to stop him. Told them that wasn't the way to start a trip, but he wouldn't listen. hopefully he's doing much better on his trip. Currently he's in Illinois. I'll post some updates about his travels soon.

Thursday, August 07, 2008

So lately I've gotten into knitting socks. and while I normally wouldn't jump on the clear shoe bandwagon, I do understand the whole "why have really cool handmade socks if no one can see them" thing. I really would never go the clear plastic boot route either. I'd like to think I'm a little too cool for that. But now I think the issue has been solved. A way to have cool shoes combined with clear ones. Journey's is exclusively carrying a pair of low top clear Converse All Stars. I ask you ,"Could a clear pair of shoes be any cooler?" I think not. I might just have to buy a pair!