Cookies of Evil.

Posted on Mar 06, 2008. 11 comments

I've been so busy stuffing my gob full of girl scout cookies I haven't been able to bring myself to post. I blame it on the dramatic drop in my sugars after the chocolate covered minty cookies crash my hard drive. Those little sash wearing, badge earning moppets are the minions of the debil. Next year I refuse to be sucked in for five boxes no matter how cute the pushers of sinister yet perfectly round morsels of sin. My self control has gotten so bad I've altered my diet to minimize the consumption of other foods. At this rate I expect to be able to eat regularly again by the first Tuesday of next month. In honor of this distinction I will be renaming myself "Captain Tightpants."
In other news I've cast on for two sweaters in search of the perfect sweater
The Sahara sweater by Wendy Barnard.
The Icelandic Yoke Sweater by Elizabeth Zimmermann.
I've also purchased the pattern for the Simple Bodice by Stefanie Japel (She's also a Physicst, yo. But I bet she doesn't eat girl scout cookies by the pound).
When I'm done I'll have three beautiful sweaters. One of which will become America's Next Top Sweater for me, Captain Tightpants. Stay tuned, Kittens.


  • Posted by Carrie K on Mar 07, 2008

    Zoe with a touch of Kaylee.
    You finished the EPS sweater! It looks awesome.

  • Posted by Carrie K on Mar 07, 2008

    And what does Andria mean, peanut butter cookies aren’t breakfast? They are too.

  • Posted by Hilari on Mar 09, 2008

    Yeah, I hear ya on the GS cookies. Those darn PB cookies will be the (high cholesterol) death of me…

  • Posted by La on Mar 06, 2008

    No no no! You are NOT Captain Tightpants. You’re my Zoe!
    Hey, if you click on my name, it’ll take you to a new and exciting design blog…
    (but wait a couple of minutes, the last post isn’t all the way done yet)
    edited to fix hypertext link

  • Posted by AlisonH on Mar 06, 2008

    They were selling them outside Trader Joe’s, and they looked so cute… I ducked. Smiled, but ducked.

  • Posted by nicole on Mar 06, 2008

    i could kill for some girl scout cookies being an ex-pat. don’t know what we got till it’s gone… but thanks for also reminding me that since i too would be tempted to go by the box rather than the individual cookie i’m lucky they’re beyond my reach.

  • Posted by Christie on Mar 06, 2008

    I like Sahara, I jsut haven’t brought myself to the point of purchase…yet.
    And tell me about the girl scout cookies. I HAD four boxes…I’m down to 2 after…oh 4 days?

  • Posted by Andria on Mar 06, 2008

    I love girl scout cookie time, but I hate myself when I’m done with them, and have to re-teach my brain not to instantly go apeshit whenever I see that box with some smiling girl scout on the box, who’s probably laughing AT ME, and not with me because she knows what a gluttonous sucker I am for paying four stinkin bucks a box for those damn cookies. I also have to keep telling myself that peanut butter cookies ARE NOT BREAKFAST.

  • Posted by lyssa Kaehler on Mar 06, 2008

    I’ve been coveting the simple bodice sweater for a long time. That may have to be my next go at the elusive perfect sweater, too.

  • Posted by Michelle on Mar 06, 2008

    I think the deep v will be very flattering on women with our type of assets. And I don’t mean Tightpants.

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