Archive for June, 2006

Knit bag

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

My first knitting project that I’ve completed in a while is the Saturday Market Bag by Jodie Danenberg (a fellow string player!)

It took me three tries to finally get the pattern right - I wasn’t looking closely enough, and was passing the yarn over stitch over, instead of the slipped stich. Once I got […]

jQuery makes Javascript fun

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

…or at least it claims to, and after reading up on it on the jQuery website, I’m thinking they might be on to something.

I’ve pretty much spent the whole day today at work staring at Javascript code, reading about different Javascript libraries, and trying to see if there’s anything out there that will make my […]

Pet peeve of the day: “weary” vs. “wary”

Monday, June 12th, 2006

weary

Physically or mentally fatigued.
Expressive of or prompted by fatigue: a weary smile.
Having one’s interest, forbearance, or indulgence worn out: weary of delays.
Causing fatigue; tiresome: a weary wait.

wary

On guard; watchful: taught to be wary of strangers.
Characterized by caution: a wary glance at the black clouds.

Why do so many people get these two words confused when they’re […]