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I'm a quilt historian cleverly disguised as an office worker in the savage wilds of the Pioneer Valley. I have two cats, one car, a mortgaged house, and way too many books.

Real Name: Lisa Evans

Gender: female

Location: Easthampton, MA

Occupation: quilt historian/office manager/writer

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers, Global Expats, DK Quilt Guild, Progressive Friends of the Library Newsletter, New England Kossacks

Hobbies: quilting, historic re-enacting, knitting, writing, SF fandom

Diaries published: 289 (1 day since last diary on Sat May 02, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 18726 (1 day since last comment on Sun May 03, 2015 at 12:22 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 9215

Total Comment Ratings: 4058

Most Recommended Diary: Fantasy author Jane Yolen under attack by Tea Party: Updated x4, with video!, 240 comments, 500 recommends

People Following Ellid: 133

Ellid's Most Recent Diaries:

The end is near. By this I mean that I'm entering the home stretch of this year's six week long experiment in reprinting old diaries as I lurch grimly toward Kalamazoo. The paper is partially done,
by Ellid
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
A month from now, my captivity will all be over. That's because I'll have, God willing, finished my paper, driven out to Kalamazoo with Ysabel, delivered my paper, become part of the new troika in ...
by Ellid
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I'm still not free. Those of you who read my diary a couple of weeks ago know that I'm basically in Stealth Mode from now until May 16th, when I'll emerge like a butterfly, wet and dripping and ...
by Ellid
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
A few weekends ago I was a star. It was only for a few hours, in a couple of places, but man oh man was it fun. I had people take my picture, I had people shout at me from across the road, and I ...
by Ellid
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
I was just diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome after years of occasional numbness and tingling, particularly on the left. I went to a neurologist last week and was told that the nerves themselves ...
by Ellid
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 07:53 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This weekend is my last taste of freedom. Before anyone panics, I'm not going to jail. As those of you who read these weekly excursions into life, Badbookistan, and everything have probably guessed,
by Ellid
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends

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