Tuesday, February 07, 2006

What's the Word? Oh, Yeah ... MWAH!

Thanks everyone for all your nice comments about yesterday's post. Upon further reflection, I evidently need not have worried. Bloggers, learn from me. Breathe deeply before posting. Then again, it gave me an opportunity to make a mission statement of sorts.

Affiknitty ... Bringing You Encouragement and Enthusiasm, Since 2005.
Oh yeah, one other thing. What I said about the "mwah's" going over the top? I totally take that back. None of us can ever receive enough "mwah's." I plan to give them out freely, and without reservation. Because it is never not OK to tell someone how much they are appreciated.
Now, on to more pressing matters. Someone predicted recently that I would probably cave and join the Knitting Olympics. Listening to Whit's podcast today weakened my resolve. If I were to join the Knitting Olympics, which I really think I am not, I would knit these.

Please, someone tell me it's too late to join.


Blogger Norma said...

Very nice choice. You know, IF you were going to do it, and IF it were not too late. Which it IS. Sorta. ;-)

MWAH! just for the hell of it.

5:41 PM  
Blogger eunny said...

It's not too late. :)

Look deep into my eyes...you will join the Olympics...you will become one of us...

5:43 PM  
Blogger Courtney said...

I think you have until midnight tonight. Come on, you know you want to...

5:46 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

I think that today is the last day to join? Maybe?

Nice project if you do decide to dive in.

5:54 PM  
Blogger Ramona said...

I will not join. I will watch, encourage and enjoy. Great Olympic project.

5:56 PM  
Blogger Karen said...

Yes, you have until midnight tonight to join. Come on!! What have you got to lose!!! JOIN!!

6:04 PM  
Blogger Lynda said...

oh the suspense! will she or won't she succumb to Olympic pressure!?!?, I say no, someone's got to watch peacefully and relaxingly from the sidelines with me!

And, from me to you, MWAH!!! Just 'cause I like you and just because I want to!

6:17 PM  
Blogger Theresa said...

Love the mission statement.

You have unitl midnight EST - come on in!

6:37 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

xluofjTonight is the last night to join.

& I agree with you about the "mwah's". I think it is only cliquey if you reserve the "mwah's" only for a select few.

I love your idea of a mission statement. In fact, I love it so much --- MWAH!

6:39 PM  
Blogger Sonya said...

Peer pressure, peer pressure. It's a great project. It would be lots of fun. There's great buttons and much commaraderie (no idea if that's spelled correctly, but you know what I mean).

Post as soon as you decide; the suspense is killing me! ;o)

6:44 PM  
Blogger Brianne said...

Knit those anyways! (And then give them to me! *hypnotic eyes*)

6:55 PM  
Anonymous jessie said...

I wasn't going to join, but then the herd mentality (and the midnight deadline) got to me. I'm in.

And you?

7:06 PM  
Blogger Jenn said...

It is not too late! :) Come join team Fair Isle with me! Mwah!

7:08 PM  
Blogger margene said...

Your post yesterday and your mission statement are perfect. Blogland is like the larger world. Some people will enjoy it and others will find fault and criticise. The number one thing is to be kind, and encourage is a great word, too. You should knit the mittens! Enjoy the process and don't push yourself if it isn't fun. And MWWAAH!....cause you're great.

7:11 PM  
Blogger Glaistig said...

Ooh, purty mittens! One of the groovy things about mittens: you'll be wearing little works of art on your hands that anyone and everyone can see. Here's another mwah from me on both cheeks 'cause I'm Continental like that :)

7:32 PM  
Blogger msubulldog said...

Chug, chug, chug. . . Oh, I mean, Join, join, join, join! :)

And, Glaistig, I laughed out loud at your Continental comment! :)

7:58 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

Nothing to say here... just

9:17 PM  
Blogger Shannon said...

Those mittens are gorgeous. Even if you don't make it on THE list, you can still knit them.

10:35 PM  
Blogger Coleen said...

See...I'm torn between wanting to know at least ONE knitter (besides me!) who isn't doing the Olympics and telling you that those mittens are damn cute and you should definitely make them! I'll cheer for you from here on the sidelines!
MWAH! (now that I know what that means!)

12:07 AM  
Blogger candsmom said...

Love the mission statement, enthusiastic MWAH! ;-) And amen on doling out mwah's freely and without reservation- in the world we live in, can too much love and generosity ever be a bad thing? And it seems that the lure of the dark side may have been too strong after all, Grasshopper.... sending Zen-like, peaceful and process-oriented mwahs to you! Take care, Laura! :-)

5:20 AM  
Blogger Terhi said...

Mwah! Iso halaus Suomesta! :-D

6:01 AM  
Anonymous Jess said...

Well...NOW it's too late ;o)

9:13 AM  
Anonymous Jess said...

...but if you already did you're more than welcome to be part of my rogue Scottish team ;o) (not Rogue the sweater, either)

9:14 AM  
Anonymous kris said...

mwah, dahling! now, run along and knit those mittens!

9:29 AM  
Blogger christine said...

mwah from here..........!!!
And, now, I think it may be too late, but you could still knit along with us.....or ask for special dispensation from the Harlot.....
Those mittens are way too cool!

9:36 AM  
Blogger Fru_Gal said...

Instead of joing the olympics, could just the watch the opening ceremonies while knitting yourself cozies for your bronze, silver and gold medals?

And by the way, Mwah!

5:38 PM  

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