No need to apologize about not writing. As you know, I sometimes go more than a month without writing. I feel sometimes I have to have a lot to write, but that’s really nonsense, isn’t it? And I understand the doors thing. I usually get ideas while driving or somewhere else. I think, “I want to remember to tell Royce about this,” and the thought is soon gone, like a dream memory.
And I do remember that zip bag. I got it at the TNNA cash-n-carry market in Franklin several years ago. The vendor gets them from a woman who generally makes them from upholstery fabric samples, just like Lisa does. When I saw the sunflower pattern, I thought of you. I’m glad you get so much use from it.
Reese Jo looks SO different than her early puppy pictures. Would you say her coloring is unusual?
It’s so nice you have the early stuff already planted! We have had a few days above freezing, even one or two days into 40s, but it’s been a really cold March so far. It has not been unusual for it to be in single digits, especially overnight, and most days are in the teens and 20s. The wind is always pretty bitter. We have had some miserably cold rain this week when it got above freezing. Despite the temperatures, we have had lots of sun and a good amount of the snow has melted off. Most of the huge snow piles are still pretty sizeable though. More snow is in the forecast for tonight/tomorrow. It would be nice to have some spring-like weather soon.
I finished my Ravellenic sweater, the Aidez. I actually finished it, including blocking, on March 4. I finally took some pictures of it. I love working with the yarn so much, but it is a bit itchy to the skin. Mother would say that the itchiness keeps your blood circulating better and keeps you warmer. 🙂 I would love to make a shawl from this yarn, something really large and great for wrapping up in.
Currently I’m working on a moebius cowl called Roam. I’m using Knit One Crochet Two Kettle Tweed from the Knaughty Knitter.
Work has been so busy. We’re ramping up on a new project that seems to keep changing. There is so much paperwork (ugh) just getting people ready for this. I’m generally okay with some paperwork, but it’s really getting tiring with all the downloading, printing, signing, scanning, uploading, and emailing here. I’m sure all the people are tired of it to, but they seem to roll with the punches with good grace.
I just got my Nutribullet on Friday. I raced out at lunch to pick it up. I did read through the literature (why can’t there be just one book?) and made a list of things I needed to pick up. I’ve made 3 smoothies so far. I pounded down my kale-strawberry-blueberry-banana-cashew smoothie this morning and wanted another one immediately!