Knit a Science Hat

The possibilities are endless. I’m still deciding if I’m going to make one (scientist hats are harder than pussyhats) or if I’m just going to get a t-shirt. Brain Hats at Studio Knit (including how to videos, patterns, and more) Read about the Stanford University postdoc in Bioengineering has designed and knit hats for herself and all … More Knit a Science Hat

Together We Will

A national organization created right before the November 8, 2016 election with big plans for the first woman president, this group course corrected immediately after DT’s surprise win. Read about their history, mission and partners here. Their mission is: Provide resources and guidance to empower everyday people including a link to Indivisible’s Guide to grassroots … More Together We Will

Resistance Recess

If you’re new to the concept, Resistance Recess is a project powered by MoveOn that enables ordinary folks to find their local representatives while they are home in their local districts during the Congressional recess. “From now until Feb. 26 members of the new Congress are back home for their first recess — let’s raise … More Resistance Recess

Hold On

A wonderful poem, “Hold On” by Parneshia Jones, was published on February 13 by the Academy of American Poetry via their Poem-A-Day project.   Jones’ poem springs from an encounter she had with Gwendolyn Brooks. In her comments she explains how Brooks “anchored her” in her time of need as a poet, and why she’s written this … More Hold On

Knitting Hats

If you’re interested in all the pink hats around you can knit or crochet your own! Official Pussyhat Project patterns here. Knit in several sizes (PDF) in a variety of yarn sizes and designs. Crochet patterns here. Sewing too!!  Patterns and information here. Need more ideas?? Ravelry has patterns galore!! Several bloggers have help and patterns, … More Knitting Hats