The Local Yarn Newsletter

  • September 18, 2016 The Local Yarn, Email № 11

    Every night after the kids are finally tucked in, pretty much the last thing I do before falling asleep is post a tweet like this one:

  • March 05, 2016 The Local Yarn, Email № 10

    Since the last letter, but still some months ago, *Tom Rowsell* wrote a guest post (a first for The Local Yarn!): *Riddles in the Dark Ages ...

  • May 06, 2015 The Local Yarn, Email № 09

    Judicious Change There’s been some more noise among web writers and bloggers about the threats faced by the open web. One of these writers says “...

  • April 14, 2015 The Local Yarn, Email No. 08

    Protip: both of this week's new pieces should be read as prose poetry .

  • March 26, 2015 The Local Yarn, Email No. 07

    Resuming emails. It’s been a while since the last one; winter hit and work got busy and I nearly lost the will to live. There was a good long gap there where I didn’t write anything anywhere and i...

  • September 28, 2014 [The Local Yarn] Summer Notes

    Lots of blogs have comments, and they’re usually not that interesting. There’s some debate about whether it’s even a good idea for bloggers to turn them on in the first place. But at TLY, the co...

  • September 15, 2014 Catching Up — Soup in September

    *Latest articles and notes as of September 14, 2014.*

  • July 12, 2014 Ideas of Human Nature

    *Greetings to all of you, and welcome to all new readers. The year is half over already!*

  • June 09, 2014 The Local Yarn, Issue 3 —

    Salutations to you, dear readers. You may not have noticed, but the site’s address has changed: we’re now thelocalyarn.com ! (Links to the old domain jdueck.net will seam...

  • May 04, 2014 The Local Yarn, Issue 2 — A Little Armchair Revolution

    *MAY 4, 2014* — Greetings to you from sunny Duluth, Minnesota. The northern lights were out last night . Jessica is sitting next to me, sketching...