Jane Brazell

20 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 6 Following | 1 Follower | @maja65 | Keep up with Jane Brazell on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jane Brazell”

Carolyn Cassady obituary

In her book Off the Road (1990), Carolyn Cassady, who has died aged 90, charted her extraordinary life with the Beat writers Neal Cassady, her husband, and Jack Kerouac, her lover. Carolyn was an unlikely, and in many ways an unwilling, Beat icon herself. When she met Neal in Colorado in 1947, …

Tea with Jam and Bread pattern by Heidi Kirrmaier

<i>If you purchase 4 or more patterns from my Ravelry Shop at the same time (add them all to your cart before you check out), you automatically receive</i> …

Wishy Washy Fishy Tawashi pattern by Rhonda White

Published in<p>Magic Scrubber Part 8 - 魔法のタワシ (Part8)<p>no longer available from 1 source<p>Craft<p>Knitting<p>Category<p>Cleaning → Scrubber<p>Published<p>January 2008<p>Yarn …

Knitting

Mica Mitts pattern by Laura Nelkin

Craft<p>Knitting<p>Published<p>September 2012<p>Suggested yarn<p>Yarn weight<p>Fingering (14 wpi)<p>Gauge<p>32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches<br>in = 4 inches in st st, …

Yarn

Three-D Entrelac Scarf pattern by Kathryn Alexander

Knitting

A Grey Loop pattern by H

Yarn

Goltry pattern by Olga Buraya-Kefelian

The combination of Staccato, a larger needle, and the elastic Double Garter Stitch gives this hat just the right amount of slouch. It’s a great way …

Knitting

Nola Cloche pattern by Hilary Smith Callis

Nola, Latin for <i>bell</i>, is a simple cloche that can be worked in a single skein of either bulky (hot pink) or worsted weight (grey) yarn. In fact, …

Knitting

Commuter Fingerless Mittens pattern by Stephanie Sun

Knitting

Government shutdown is no idle threat

WASHINGTON — Outside the capital the prospect might seem unthinkable, but inside it seems increasingly likely, and to some inevitable: In less than two weeks, the federal government, from the Agriculture Department to the Weather Service, may shut its doors.<p>Agencies already have contingency plans …

Tea Party

How Do the 'Blurred Lines' Lyrics Stack Up With the Words of Rapists?

"Blurred Lines": I loathe its message, but I'll admit -- I've Spotified that sh*t more than once (it's nothing if not painfully catchy). Now summer's no.1 "kind of rapey" hit that won't die is under the microscope again, this time in a line-by-line takedown at Sociological Images. The piece …

Feminism

Share Your Holiday Gift-Making Projects with Us: The Homemade Holiday Gift Idea Exchange!

Are you making any of your holiday gifts by hand for this upcoming season? Did you make something fantastic last year? Will you share your great …

Great Ways to Finally Get the Photos Off of Your Phone

How many photos do you keep on your smartphone? Tens? Hundreds? People are increasingly carrying around their whole life in photographs on their …

Instead Of Joking About Our Kids Needing Counseling One Day, What If We Really Thought About It?

21 Comics That Capture The Frustrations Of Depression

For those who have suffered, are suffering, or simply want to learn more.<p>[Editor's note: This is by no means a definitive list. The comics featured here can not and do not represent everyone's experiences. But there are some things they do capture. Part of the difficulty of depression is that it is …

Mental Health

Should Your Sexual Identity Be Standard Information On Your Medical Records?

A person’s sexual orientation and gender identity should be noted as part of the standard demographic information in patient records, much like race and age. That’s what researchers are proposing in an article recently published in the peer-reviewed journal <i>LGBT Health</i>.<p>Such information would help …

What You Should Know About Neil Patrick Harris

A panoply of eccentric biographical data re: the song-and-dance man of his generation.<p>Neil Patrick Harris looks younger than his 40 years (he reached the 4-0 milestone in June), yet he has already lived publicly through a lifetime’s worth of artistic phases: the teen-actor phase, in which he was, …