Sunday, July 30, 2006

Through the looking glass

I was picking up my new glasses yesterday, and the sales-lady showed me how thick my glasses would be if there wasn't the technology we have today for thin lenses. My prescription thickness is on the left, as compared to "normal" lenses.
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The glass doesn't have a band on the edge or anything. That's really how thick the lenses would be. Insane. Thank God for scientists and technology. Holy crap.

By the way, the picture was taken with my little LG camera phone. I am amazed at the clarity of the shot, all blown up like this. I had expected it to be all grainy and indistinct, but not so!

This has nothing to do with anything, so I'll just launch right into it. If you don't read my knitting and spinning and crafty blog, you may not know that I produce a monthly podcast called The Knitting Cook. This is partially because the idea of anyone that I know listening to me talk on and on about knitting, cooking and spinning makes me quite embarrassed, but Greg has insisted that I let you all in on it. Listen if you must. Please don't feel that you have to though.

If you've just read that and are now scratching your head thinking "what in the heck is a pod-what?!", then go here first. You don't need an iPod to listen to one, you can just listen straight from your computer. They're free, and there are podcasts on every topic you can think of, and some that you can't.

Occasionally Greg and I will say "I bet there wouldn't be one about..." and then we find it, of course. (Actually, that only happened once, and I won't tell you what Greg said that there wouldn't be a podcast about.)

So. There you go. I'm (sort of) famous. And now you know.

Sarcy created this logo for me. Isn't it cute? She's so talented.
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If you do happen to listen to the show and like it, please tell me. If it turns out that it was so horrible that you couldn't get through it or other such criticism, you are released from the obligation (of telling me). ;)

P.S. In case you're not totally at home in the online world yet, let me give you a hint: all of the blue underlined words are links. If you click on them, you will go somewhere else (i.e. another web page) that will explain what I am talking about. Cool, huh?


love -joy- peace said...

Holy sh-t!! THAT'S SCARY FAITH!!!! I am so glad you were spared the trauma. I am currently -4.25 and Doctor Vig said that I was probably done getting worse; which means that my growth sprout is FINALLY OVER!! Yay! I will not exceed 5ft6in, and hopefully my feet will stay at a ten!! (please, God?)

Jessica Portilla said...

Those look like mine! Mine are super thick too...But it's amazing the technology is nowadays. I'm so thankful I don't have to wear bottlecaps over my eyes day in and day out.