Recorded on April 14, 2016
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Tracie will be at Spinning at the Winery on Saturday, June 4 at the Retzlaff Winery in Livermore, CA. Barb may be there too! This is a fun, relaxed fiber event with a vendor fair, raffle, wine and a great potluck lunch. Come and join us!
Barb has finished:
2 Knitted Knockers, using Cascade Ultra Pima
The Poppy Poncho by Cathy Donnabella, using Mrs. Crosby Satchel in the Port Vintage colorway.
Schknit Happens #2 hat using Duren Dyeworks Love in the Witchy Woo-Woo colorway
Hannah's Courage Hat by MelSki, using Lane Borgosesia in a teal color way
Tracie has finished
4 Knitted Knockers in Nashua Handknits Creative Focus Cotton DK
Vanilla socks (Fish Lips Kiss Heel) in Invictus Reward in Linear XL Black Rainbow Splash. Ryan is wearing them!
Barb is continuing to knit on:
Vanilla Socks using a gradient set of Knitting Rose Blossom Sock
Really Fits Top-Down Cardigan for All Seasons by Kathy Cairns Hendershott, using Cascade Ultra Pima in the Periwinkle colorway. Loving this knit!
Barb has cast on:
A pair of vanilla socks for grandson Will, using Berroco Comfort Sock in a white and gray self-striping colorway
Another Crackerjack Cowl by Stacey Simpson Duke, using 4 colors of Plymouth DK Merino Superwash
Tracie has cast on:
Vanilla socks (Fish Lips Kiss Heel, of course) in Canon Hand Dyes Charles Merino Sport Self-Striping sock set in the Mallard colorway
She continues to work on:
Barb has finished:
The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian. Barb gives it a "thumbs up"
Desire Lines by Christina Baker Kline - recommended
The Longest Night by Andria Williams - recommended
Tracie did not finish Playing Dead by Julia Heaberlin. She got bored and did not care what happened.
A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy by Sue Klebold
Barb is currently reading:
Disappearing in Plain Sight by Francis Guenette
Miss Tonks Turns to Crime (Poor Relation #2) by Marion Chesney
Tracie is reading:
A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore
After Anna by Alex Lake
True Crime Podcasts recommended by Barb:
Someone Knows Something - a CBC broadcast about a 5-year-old boy who disappeared in 1972 - still unsolved
Truth and Justice - a listener-driven podcast that originally focused on the Adnan Syed case from Serial, and now is focusing on other cases of the wrongly convicted
Crime Writers On...a podcast about a podcast and Serial, Journalism, True Crime, and Pop Culture
Real Crime Profile Jim Clemente (former FBI profiler, Laura Richards (formerly of Scotland Yard and founder and Director of Paladine, Nationg Staalking Advocacy Service), and Lisa Zambetti (casting director of TV's Criminal Minds) host this podcast profiling behavior from real criminal cases.
Generation Why - Two friends, Aaron and Justin, discuss theories and share their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies, mysteries, conspiracies and true crime.
Sword and Scale - covers the underworld of criminal activity and true crime.
Tracie is very disappointed in the people running her alma mater, UC Davis