Did you know that there is a place where all of your heavy machinery-related dreams can come true? Where you can drive a backhoe or a skid steer around an obstacle course, or get spun around by a bizarre contraption made out of a gigantic excavator with seats strapped to the shovel? There is such a place, my friends,… » 11/24/14 12:23pm Monday 12:23pm

I am going to throw my Bernina out the fucking window

if it doesn't stop breaking the top thread. I have checked the tension. I have made sure it's threaded properly. The bobbin is fine. It has the right needle. It has thread that it had no trouble with yesterday. It just wants to fuck with me like it does every so often for no reason whatsoever. I love this machine but… » 10/31/14 1:33pm 10/31/14 1:33pm

YA/kid chapter book recommendations please!

I'm looking for books that feature people of color. So far I have the Ruby and the Booker Boys series, the Keena Ford series, and the Nikki Grimes Dyamonde Daniels series, as well as One Crazy Summer and Nobody's Family is Going to Change. I know Nikki Grimes has a lot of books that I haven't read yet. I would also… » 10/28/14 9:33pm 10/28/14 9:33pm