Well, it did not really rain.

To be honest, this was one of those days at work best put out of mind as soon as possible. Long meeting in the morning followed by commute with car (I am so glad the CD player was willing to play today without skips, fits, stops and starts) followed by work, acrimonious meeting and more work. I didn’t get in the door at home until after 2000.

So you can imagine what this did to my knitting. I brought home my Sockapalooza pattern, and turned the heel on the stockinette sock.

That is it. The grasshopper is only six rows farther up the gusset.

I took pictures of both, but felt too stupid to post them. Six rows? Give me a break, the progress is not visible from the last update pix. And a standard heel turn – you have all seen that before.

The best I can offer is the yarn basket (which seems to be the home for cords and chocolate as well as knitting paraphenalia) and the dog, ever patient as she waits for me to drop food within her reach.


Oh, and then there are the sponge monkeys on their way to school.


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About Holly

fiber person - knitter, spinner, weaver who spent 33 years being a military officer to fund the above. And home. And family. Sewing and quilting projects are also in the stash. After living again in Heidelberg after retiring (finally) from the U.S. Army May 2011, we moved to the US ~ Dec 2015. Something about being over 65 and access to health care. It also might have had to do with finding a buyer for our house. Allegedly this will provide me a home base in the same country as our four adult children, all of whom I adore, so that I can drive them totally insane. Considerations of time to knit down the stash…(right, and if you believe that…) and spin and .... There is now actually enough time to do a bit of consulting, editing. Even more amazing - we have only one household again. As long as everyone understands that I still, 40 years into our marriage, don't do kitchens or bathrooms. For that matter, not being a golden retriever, I don't do slippers or newspapers either. I don’t miss either the military or full-time clinical practice. Limiting my public health/travel med/consulting and lecturing to “when I feel like it” has let me happily spend my pension cruising, stash enhancing (oops), arguing with the DH about where we are going to travel next and book buying. Life is good!
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4 Responses to Well, it did not really rain.

  1. colin says:

    I want that multicolour ball! Love the dog of course and I take it those handsome children are yours?
    Funny how they look no different to the way I did as a teen! Time seems to go backwards..

  2. Holly says:

    The spongemonkeys are our youngest three, normally referred to as the teens.

  3. amanda j says:

    Gorgeous girls!

    It’s always good to see someone else likes to keep their cords, knitting and various other non related items together in an eclectic collection.

  4. Holly says:

    Uhm – the middle one is the boy

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