Sunday, February 27, 2005


If you're a member of the Ohio Soapers, this will make perfect sense to you. If you're not,'s a squirrel named Thaddeus holding a bottle of grapefruit essential oil. 'Nuf said.

Russian Prime

I've started Meg's Russian Prime sweater. I really, really like this pattern, but I have to work this in good light - the green and the black make it hard to differentiate stitches.

Hand to Hand Update

I've started down the body for my Hand to Hand Coat. Now I'm on the boring part...

Friday, February 25, 2005

The Bookish Game!

Swiped from Amie:

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don't search around and look for the "coolest" book you can find. Do what's actually next to you

"But this was not yet good enough, for the Missouri Compromise still lived despite the implicit circumvention of it by the clerical-error clause."

(James M. McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom, the Civil War Era)

Friday, February 04, 2005

And there was much rejoicing!!!!

Yesterday, after some serious nervousness about cutting into my knitting, it looked like this:

And now it's done! Woohoo!!!!! The baby shower is tomorrow - I don't know whether I'm sad that I'm giving it away, or happy to have it out of my sight for a while. :-) All I know is, I'd better get to hold that baby! (The last ultrasound says that it's a boy).