Sunday, June 8, 2008

9 Days Left!

I am so ready for summer to come. I want to get out of work. My school seems to be disintegrating structurally, mirroring the same errosion in the behavior in some of the staff. People are treating others with such disrespect that I've found it very frustrating, and can't seem to put some issues aside.

School is also very difficult. I'm constantly reading (and knitting at the same time), but it's so much work right now with work from work and other things. My mother helped me grade my students' finals b/c it just would not have gotten done in two evenings. Thanks, Mom!

Aurora, my mother in law who recently passed, left us quite a challenge in her home. She kept everything, even stuff people just shouldn't keep...old bills, old catalogues, etc, use your imagination. Hopefully we'll be heading out in a few moments to do some more work over there. The week she dyed we were there from early in the morning until seven or so each night working non-stop.

On the knitting front. My other friend is having her baby shower next week so I need to have these two things done... the Cotton Baby Surprise and this Easy Ripple Baby Blanket






Hopefully all this will be done before next Saturday.

If time allows, Mom, Pepper, and myself will be taking part in the World Wide Knit in Public day next Saturday after the baby shower. We'll hopefully be going to the knit out at Stix-n-Stitches. Go to the Knitting in Public web site and see if a place near you is holding an event.

Other than that, I've started a sock, my first!



And I'm still working on writing a pattern...this lace top down thing...eh...I don't know...









Crappy pictures, but you get the idea.

3 comments:

Lupie said...

The blanket looks so sweet. Keep up the good work with the socks. You may be ready to start the heel flap. Please finsh this sweater because I am sure many would like to make it.
Lupie

Calling on Kahlo said...

I am sorry to hear about your mil. I know this is a little late in posting.

I love the sweater, don't get frustrated in writing the pattern-it is really nice.

emmy. said...

that sweater is SOOO freakin cute. love it.

(what up.. first time reader, long time knitter..
nice to meet you ;)

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