I'm about to disappear for a week -- hopefully part of the trip will be a visit to Free Geek in Portland, though as usual I'm very late to organize anything -- but before I do, here's a round-up of the various odd places that stories on this blog have gotten to.
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Saturday, July 16, 2011
Somehow knitting is suddenly subversive and cool -- from yarnbombing to knitted zombies to sock wars it screams of a previously-uncool niche suddenly discovered and embraced. But there is something irredeemably nerdy about it. I chatted with one of our volunteers -- also a knitter -- about this and discovered a few odd parallels.
|Yarnbombing outside JJ Bean on Commercial|
Friday, July 15, 2011
Last night's Extraordinary General Meeting (back-story here) was attended by a little under 20 people -- the current directors and a staff member or two, but as it should be, mostly volunteers.
After a brief bit of discussion and some easy comedy at the expense of Robert's Rules, the motion to amend the bylaws was tabled and passed unanimously.