I originally started this post as a “whoa is me” post to complain about unemployment, not receiving my check, and sitting in the phone queue for 5+ hours. But I take that all back. Yes, I am furloughed, I’m yet to receive a check from UI, I will be stuck in the phone queue until
Happy New Year! I’ve been a little busy with holiday stuff and just catching up with some last minute things before the end of the year. The last 2 years have been a whirlwind of stuff that I never thought would happen to me. I hope 2019 brings a little bit of calm for me.
It will be 2 weeks back in Hawaii tomorrow. Still adjusting to my new life here. Trying to figure out what I can do to keep me out of trouble. The Boys The cats have been great. Getting into mischief as much as they can. They had full reign of my cabinets as I empty
Decided to frog (rip apart–knitting term) the first sweater I ever made. It was for Oat and made with 2 strand of super soft merino wool from Morehouse Farm in NY. I decided to make a throw for my dad who is always cold in Hawaii. Here’s Oat wearing the sweater in Prague in 2008. This
Looking for an organization to give to this #GivingTuesday. There are two organizations that I’ve supported this year and like to share with you need a suggestion. Elijah’s Promise As a foodie and former restaurant owner, this organization is dear to my heart. They have many programs that help the community, I’ve been involved with
Blanket One has landed with bunch of goodies for me. Downton Abby Tea (black tea infused with honey), silly putty, and a groovy pattern–oh wait–it’s a notebook. Thank goodness, there would have been major alterations to the pattern. I’m not my 1970’s figure anymore. Haha! Now for the best part of the box… A beautiful
Repeat of stockinette and another repeat of garter and I’ll be done. Hopefully I’ll be done by next knit night with #wrappedinlove at #njsharingnetwork. Perfect weather for knitting a lap blanket in chunky gray yarn. First donation to Wrapped in Love.
UPDATE: If you are mailing your finished piece, here’s my address: 6 Edgebrook Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. I finally got out to Wrapped in Love Knit Night last Tuesday. Wrapped in Love is a group that crochet and knit wraps and shawls for donor family of the NJ Sharing Network. A friend shared with