Thursday, September 10, 2009

I Think It's Ok


I saw the maple leaves in my backyard today and I thought, "Ok.  I'm ready."  I must have had some sort of switch flipped in my brain the past few days and now I think I'm mentally prepared for the onset of Fall and (inevitably) Winter.




I even pulled out a long-lost project to work on.


Bring on the colder weather.

As an aside, I managed to transfer my blog to the new account with no problems (thanks for the help guys!).  Now all I have to do is move my whole blogroll so I don't have to keep logging in and out of different accounts.  That one may take a while.

So far I've discovered that I don't like that Gmail doesn't mark emails as to whether I have replied to them or not, and I don't like that sometimes I get multiple blog comments in the same email.  It confuses me and I don't like it - sorry if I've missed yours!  I didn't do it on purpose.

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  1. You actually don't get multiple comments in one e-mail. Gmail arranges them into threads, so that comments for one particular post are all grouped together.

    I would recommend using an e-mail client (program) on your computer and setting it up to connect to Gmail's IMAP server. My laptop runs Ubuntu and I use Evolution Mail, but it rearranges the threads into individual e-mails and shows me when I've replied to them. Then when I'm away from home or my laptop, I can just access Gmail via the web, and the laptop program and the Gmail server sync up when they reconnect again.

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  2. Oh, and details on the project, please. They look lovely.

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  3. Show off! Being all artsy with your leaves...you're just trying to make me look bad because I don't even have time to blog, and here you are doing still lives with flora!

    Oh...wait...this blog is about you, not me. Well...nice mittens! :)

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  4. Totally non-techie comment: When I switched from Bloglines to Google Reader, there was an "import feeds" option. It took 3-4 minutes and was completely automatic. Does your new set-up not have such an option somewhere?

    Love the mitts. Don't want to think about the leaves. :-) Did you ever get Franklin's sleeves sorted out, or is it still in hiatus?

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  5. Love the leaves. I'm not sure I've ever seen a maple. Oh, wait, my FIL has one.
    I hate the way Gmail does their stuff. I'll stick with my yahoo (mostly because Mel's description made my brain sweat) and if yahoo mail ever goes away I'm going anti-technology and moving to the Unibomber's cabin. o.0

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  6. Holy buhjeez, boy-o! I thought those mitts were done long ago. I guess they just crawled under a blanket somewhere and fell asleep.

    And I love the snap with the layered maple leaves. It reminds me of Russian dolls...

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  7. Love the leaves!

    Listen to Dave about the importing. Totally easy. I promise.

    Also, I set my gmail account to send and archive emails. Once I have replied to you, I don't see that email again unless I need it or you reply. It's a great way to keep my inbox tidy.

    xo

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  8. Give Gmail a minute to grow on you, dear. I had a hard time using it, and now, unlike Carrie *cough cough* I like it better than yahoo.

    Who knew?

    The mittens are really well done - wonderful color choices. It looks great up against that green grass.

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  9. I see I'm not the only one with the urge to start knitting mittens and sweaters!

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  10. I love those mittens. Definitely in my queue. I'm glad I'm not the only person with one beautiful mitten laying around mateless from last year!

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  11. Mitts are lovely. Should be great fro the winter.

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  12. I found the Gmail way of doing things really weird at first, but now I'm used to it and actually like it!

    I love those maple leaves...very artistic! Of course, I'm perhaps a wee bit obsessed with maple leaves at the moment, what with the Rhinebeck Sweater.

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  13. Takes a little while to get used to the Gmail, but I ended up sold on it, as others have said, too. And it's a pain to move your blog, but it seems seamless from where we sit!

    Great mitts.

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