Pen turning - simonstl: I use a Taig Miniature Lathe that I bought at Lee Valley after taking a class on pen turning there a number of weeks ago. They have a whole page on turning products. They also sell the pen kits and other supplies that are needed to turn pens.
Spring - MichaelCrawford: We, too, are quite excited here with the change in the weather. Sunday afternoon we went for a walk around the neighborhood and saw all sorts of neighbors... everyone was out enjoying the warm weather ("warm" being in the 40s Fahrenheit, of course)... like bears emerging from hibernation we all emerge for the first time in many months... we had a great walk, actually. It's nice to see all the snowbanks slowly melting away.
May cooler heads prevail - davidw: I am with you in hopes that cooler heads may prevail... but at this point it really doesn't look too good.
Where there is smoke... - gary: Congrats on not smoking!
Curling - At the club last night, our team actually did quite well, holding the other team to a tight game. We went into the eighth end tied, but they had the hammer and we wound up losing. It was a late game, going from 9am to 11am, which are always tough for me. Still it was quite good.
[Update - 18 Mar 03: I meant 9 pm to 11 pm. Our league alternates between playing at 7pm and 9pm on Monday nights.]
In the Thursday league with whom I play, we are actually in the playoffs. We won our game in the first round last week and go into the second round this week. The final week will be March 27th... we'll see if we survive this week.