So if you feel the need to do some stash-busting, or have some yarn (or roving, or books) for which you're just no longer feeling the love, drop in on Good Yarn Karma. Their tagline says "Think of it like an introduction service for unloved yarn." Check it out--you'll see what I mean and feel the love. Really.
Speaking of feeling the love, I recently won a contest over at Lyssa's blog. And she sent me the coolest prize package! The package goes with the contest theme (it's too hard to explain, but you can see it here... giggle).
I have a Hello Kitty thing to begin with, and this package just tickled me no end. It reminded me of going to Yaohan (now Mitsuwa), an enormous Japanese mall in Edgewater, New Jersey, near where I used to live in Hoboken. A Japanese/American friend said visiting Yaohan was like being in Tokyo.
I could spend hours in there trying to identify the mysterious items labelled only in Japanese with strange pictures on them, watching the huge aquariums of live fish, admiring all the beautifully-packaged teas, and (of course) my personal favorite, the entire aisle of wacky candy...