Today the dog is my best friend. A sudden cold landed me home sick, so I am here to let her out to take the air, and to chase cats, and to let her back in so she can take naps next to me on the chair. Since I am home, and don't really have … Continue reading Housekeeping
Happy Things:1. This photo of my skein of Twisted Sisters yarn bought on absolute sale and modeled in my lucky tooth mug (won at a guess-how-many-teeth-on-the-table contest in my Dental Anthropology course) was chosen as one of the Ravelry images for the Avarice. As an amateur photographer who has a hit to miss ratio of … Continue reading That’s my Picture!
1. No pictures (mis apologias). I don't want to attempt rigging a 2nd camera to this computer, esp. just for another few days. And the iSight camera captures a most unappealing panorama of the most cluttered part of my room.2. According to the Fed Ex oder tracker, my new computer is on the delivery truck. … Continue reading Update
...Because if this is week 10, that means I need to start working on some class projects.Moving on to happy thoughts: Sunday was Stella's Adoption Day!The day was nothing out of the ordinary--she threw up on my carpet at 5 in the morning, sat and watched Sunday Morning with us, the usual Sunday things--but it's … Continue reading Week 10: Do Not Tell Me It’s Week 10
(I'm not sure why, but Stella finds this a comfortable style of repose)The new season of Masterpiece Theatre is in full swing, and it's the perfect opportunity to get working on my Top-Down Shoulder Warmer. The "Classic" portion of the season--Tales of Charles Dickens--has just ended, and although I knit my way through both the … Continue reading What the Dickens!
As an avid reader of Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, I am well versed in the hazards wool fumes pose to knitters (heaven knows I've even gone a little crazy in a yarn shop myself once or twice)I was unprepared, however, to learn that alpaca can have the same effect on dogs.When I washed my alpaca skirt, Stella … Continue reading Week 14: Alpaca Fumes
Sin dudo.This is Stella, and although happiness is undoubtedly a warm puppy, the little angel has caused a minor derailment of basically everything.Case in point: those Christmas socks? On hold for an entire weekend because the poor baby needed something to keep her warm outside.Warm Puppy (or dog) Cape:Just over 1 skein Lamb's Pride Bulky … Continue reading Week 12: Happiness is a Warm Puppy