Hello dear readers! Last I checked in we were talking about insanely large deadline projects and how Phoenix summer was refusing to die. Well, the remnants of a storm from Mexico finally chased off the worst of the heat and the plain old tipping of the planet did the rest, and I'm onto a new … Continue reading Of Course it Will Work
Sorry, mon peeps. I am not all here. The short of the long has never been my strong suit, but I will try here. Short: In early August, a good friend of mine listened as I gleefuly listed all the bothersome little things that I was able to get done while being unemployed. When I … Continue reading Not All Here
http://youtu.be/-ipJOwXhUR0 I have entered end-of-project obsession. The latest Christmas knitting project must be off my needles by the end of the month, or I will toss it off the roof and cast on everything in my Ravelry queue in rebellion. While you wait for news reports of a crazed knitter in Phoenix, you should listen … Continue reading Pot holders
Merry Christmas (or winter holiday of choice) everyone! I did, in fact, survive the madness of finals. Las hermanitas y yo even had time to help with Christmas baking, too. The gingerbread chalet is the most photogenic of our efforts: Monita decorated the front, and I decorated the sides. Hermanita forbade both of us from … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
I came out into the living room with the intention of continuing my punishment--I mean, finals--but Stella came and got into my lap before I had a chance to get my binder or my knitting, so another post it is.(Yes, I could just move the dog and get my stuff. But she's just so cute … Continue reading Friends in High Places
I liked that song when it was a radio song, but I came to absolutely love it when my Pandora started playing it and I learned the lyrics. The freckles in our eyes are mirror images... *sigh*That song has nothing to do with Week 16 of this or any semester, except for the title. Once … Continue reading Week 16: Such Great Heights
Luckily, I have not had so abominable a Monday (or any day) since last posting. That's not to say all's roses and kittens in baskets, but definitely less abominable.As finals and the Christmas season barrel down on me simultaneously, I have had an epiphany about Christmas knitting. There are lots of divergent opinions out there: … Continue reading Week 15: There’s Madness and then There’s Madness, or Why I Knit Christmas Gifts