We all know I don't like babies but I do love me some Hat patterns from Woolly Wormhead. Those of you with babies in your life might want to check her new booklet out. It's 10 patterns for £5 sterling (about $10), available as a PDF only (sorry, Johann).
I had something else, something about painting using paint ball guns, but I'll bet you'll let that slide 'til next week, right? And the bit about how the Earth took a direct shot by a very impressivly huge gamma ray -- both are movies, and both are true.
They both take a heavy duty back seat to this one:
I just finished Brad Meltzer's The Book of Fate on Wednesday morning, after picking it up Tuesday. (My take? Good. Although I kind of expected more Dan Brown/Chris Carter conspiracy, not so much Bourne chase scenes. Still: I was entertained. It's good when a comic book writer can convincingly make the jump to pages without pictures.) That noon he was being interviewed by my local NPR station for This. Very. Book. No lie.
engulfed by fate,
PS -- I was informed by A Very Enlighteded Librarian that Mr. Meltzer became known as a writer first thanks to his novels. The comic books (and I think we have all of them, so far) came later. Thank you for the correction, Katie!
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