We flew over the Canadian Rockies, landed in Montreal and changed planes for Frankfurt. (We will skip the part about the flight delay from Vancouver & Montreal, the late arrival in Frankfurt and the delayed train from Frankfurt. Why bother?) What a lovely feeling, getting off the train in Heidelberg, getting home, dropping off the suitcase on the way in the door.
We shall also gloss over what the house looked like. I don’t even want to talk about the dining room where there is a table somewhere buried under all the flotsam. Or the living room where the teens have apparently been living in order to watch the only TV in the house. They are on Pfingstferien. They tell me they are entitled to stay up late and sleep in.
Actually not my problem as I have to head to the field in the morning.
Even less my problem as DH and I blasted back out the door to pick out bathroom tile and plumbing fixtures. In less than two hours we found tub, tiles, sink and toilet. I am hoping that our bathroom is ripped out while I am in the field and Noah’s room is already partly deconstructed. Those went to our plumbing upstairs.
The Fluted Banisters are done. The colorway is Shades of Teal knit out of Monarch Yarn. I adore this yarn, it is springy and highly twisted. It shows stitch definition extremely well. I have only tried the sport weight on 2,5-2,75mm needles where it is wonderful.
Which only leaves the sockapalooza and a scrap monkey on the needles! The kids did not pick up the mail this week. I could cry, considering this was yarn that I wanted to take along to the field.
Oh – the Vancouver Public Library is a beautiful building – here is a bit more of it.