Hello again, everyone! After much angst and more hours, I can finally share one of my projects-under-wraps: We've moved! For many reasons, most of which are too personal and dull to be detailed here, we chose Phoenix for our home. The last time we lived in Phoenix, I invested a lot of energy in being … Continue reading Second Try
(Title courtesy of Mark Mulcahy: I know the version off this album) Happy New Year, one and all! My plan for the new year was to indulge myself in a day of rest, relaxation, and knitting. The unwashed laundry and uncleaned bathrooms and wedding planning together managed to exert such gravitational pull, however, that I … Continue reading Happy Birthday Yesterday
One week in, most of the downstairs boxes are packed, but there are still clods of crumpled newspaper and stray sheets of bubble wrap everywhere, defying my attempts to keep unpacked packing material in the garage. For all the new space I find myself with, it is oddly inefficient. My wall calendar has yet to … Continue reading Small Triumphs
I am packing. The shawl is done. Please, dear readers, don't get all excited all at once: the best I can manage in the next few weeks will be pictures.
Hallelujah, Melba and I survived the move. Today we are assembling the apartment, and we've worked out a system: I get out tools to assemble furniture, and Melba lays down to sleep atop them. After only half a bookshelf, Melba has her job down pat.
So Phoenix has an excessive heat warning in effect until Wednesday. What am I doing? Moving, of course.