Monthly Archives: May 2008

Daredevils

I saw some daredevils this afternoon.  I was on the Interstate, driving to a graduation party in a town about 25 miles away.  There I was, merrily traveling the speed limit in the right hand lane when the first daredevil … Continue reading

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Almost there

I’m almost finished with the peach colored sweater.  I still need to add the neck trim — just two or three rows — and set in the sleeves and sew the underarm/side seams.  I should be able to get that … Continue reading

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Sadness and Dilemna

Sunday morning the pastor announced that C and M’s baby had passed away on Saturday.  He had to stop talking for a few minutes because he was crying.  There were lots of tears in the congregation.  We have a number … Continue reading

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Three times a charm

I knit and ripped the right front of this peach sweater twice, trying to mirror image the leaf lace panel.  But the third time it worked!  Finally I managed to get my brain to read the pattern starting with a … Continue reading

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It should work …

I’m busy knitting another baby gift.  This is a peach colored sweater.  I’m using a Classic Elite pattern for a cardigan knit in pieces.  On the fronts is a leaf lace pattern.  I knit the left front.  Started the right … Continue reading

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Nice afternoon among the flowers

Several days ago I received an invitation to a tram tour and lecture at the Botanical Gardens.  The event was today.  I phoned in my RSVP and was really looking forward to it.  I fully intended to take my camera … Continue reading

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Whose house is this?

Yesteday I went out to get the newspaper which was in the drive.  A small dog, trailing a leash behind him, came charging toward me, barking.  He did not like me coming into his driveway.  But when I looked at … Continue reading

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How much stash is enough?

Today I was knitting with my student at a local B&N.  She commented on the new project I was working on, a peach colored baby sweater, and I was happy to tell her I was knitting it from stash yarn.  … Continue reading

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Hessie Mayhew’s gardening advice

Hessie Mayhew is a character in Jan Karon’s Mitford series of books.  Early in the spring, she writes a gardening column for the local newspaper in which she goes into raptures over Lady Spring’s return.   However, she ends every column with the … Continue reading

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Tea … and Robins

For the last number of months I’ve been drinking iced tea.  I used to drink a lot of coffee but anymore, iced tea is my beverage of choice.  I even drank it all through the cold days of winter.  I … Continue reading

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