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What should I do with my uterus? 
18th-Apr-2012 11:39 pm
I knitted a uterus while watching TV tonight. I was going to send it to one of my Senators, but I know he won't pay attention and he's not the worst of the lot when it comes to legislating against reproductive rights and women's health. Besides, he already knows I hate him. (I have his office on speed dial. And I'm always polite. Just politely negative.) My other senator and my rep are pretty decent guys. Anyone have a really awful rep or senator they'd like me to gift with his very own uterus so he can stop paying so much attention to ours?

jailbird
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19th-Apr-2012 04:49 am (UTC)
Naw -- they'd throw it away, and it's so cute! How about in place of fuzzy dice on the rear-view window?
23rd-Apr-2012 12:34 am (UTC)
It would hook on their nicely, but I'm not using my other uterus any more, as I seem to have finally passed through menopause. It seems selfish to keep two.
23rd-Apr-2012 01:25 am (UTC)
Having put up with menopause, you have the right to be selfish. Sooooo cute! Keep the damned thing or sent it to me! Now there's an idea!
19th-Apr-2012 04:50 am (UTC)
That is just all kinds of fantastic
23rd-Apr-2012 12:35 am (UTC)
LOL, it's a whole movement! The idea is to show that even the kind of women who they imagine like to knit are pissed off.
19th-Apr-2012 05:12 am (UTC)
Best use of yarn ever.
23rd-Apr-2012 12:37 am (UTC)
I may make another. At first it seemed silly, but I like the idea of showing them that nice, womanly knitters are up in arms.
19th-Apr-2012 06:08 am (UTC)
i just have to say you are using your knitting powers for such good you made me grin (and that it makes me wish i had a senator for you to send this to, but i am also simultaneously glad i don't)
23rd-Apr-2012 12:37 am (UTC)
Thanks. I'm sure I'll find someone. There are plenty out there.
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23rd-Apr-2012 12:38 am (UTC)
I'd be surprised if they haven't heard about it. I do love the name "Order of the Knitted Uterus" though!
19th-Apr-2012 07:57 am (UTC)
I do like the idea of hanging it in your car window.
23rd-Apr-2012 12:38 am (UTC)
It would look cute there.
19th-Apr-2012 11:48 am (UTC)
I must agree with rabid1st on where to send this lovely knitted item. And I'm astonished at the talent needed to knit such a thing! Truly marvelous!
23rd-Apr-2012 12:39 am (UTC)
Thanks, but it's actually a very easy pattern and I didn't think up the idea.
19th-Apr-2012 12:15 pm (UTC)
Your uterus is AWESOME. My state didn't rate on the top 10 scariest states to have a uterus, but maybe you could send it to one of those?

Edited at 2012-04-19 12:16 pm (UTC)
23rd-Apr-2012 12:40 am (UTC)
Thanks! I can always make more too. I've got a new great-niece or nephew to make things for but he/she won't be arriving until October, and uteri are pretty easy.
19th-Apr-2012 12:35 pm (UTC)
OMG! I love it! LOVE IT! You are awesome, that is all I have to say.
23rd-Apr-2012 12:40 am (UTC)
Heh, it's a very simple pattern. I wish I'd been the one to come up with the idea.
19th-Apr-2012 04:03 pm (UTC)
Well...you could always send it to our governor, but I don't think he'd listen either. I love the idea, though. Knitting FTW!
23rd-Apr-2012 12:41 am (UTC)
My sympathies on your governor. I think he's worse than ours, alas.
19th-Apr-2012 05:53 pm (UTC)
I can't help with choice of recipient, but I am very impressed by your knitting skills - and it seems to me to be the perfect gift for some of your politicians.
23rd-Apr-2012 12:41 am (UTC)
Thanks, it's actually a very simple pattern and was fun to do.
20th-Apr-2012 02:06 am (UTC)
How about Nebraska's douchebag governor, Heineman?
23rd-Apr-2012 12:42 am (UTC)
He's gotten two votes, so I think he's the winner!
23rd-Apr-2012 03:51 pm (UTC)
yay! (that douche)
20th-Apr-2012 04:40 am (UTC)
I love you :)
23rd-Apr-2012 12:42 am (UTC)
:)
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