Monday, June 25, 2007
Thursday, June 14, 2007
I lost a dear friend to lung cancer.
I made a quick trip to Florida for my nephew's HS graduation.
My mother fell in the grocery store and re-injured her dislocated shoulder.
I attended a week long knitting extravaganza in Columbus, Ohio, sponsored by Knitter's Connection.
I re-connected with one of my first cousins on the way to Columbus.
I've missed 3 very important birthdays.
My face became the host for a nasty abscess, starting in a previously root canaled tooth.
I'm in an antibiotic, pain reliever, avoid all mirrors at any cost mode.
Today is my birthday.
I started an Orenburg shawl, finished the knitting on my cable cardigan, finished a
In reference to the classes that my mother and I took at the Knitter's Connection classes;
I learned that I adore Cat Bordhi and
I learned to knit and purl backwards
I learned to do the Moebius cast on without thinking or looking
I learned the crochet cast on.....finally
I learned that I must knit an Orenburg Shawl
I learned so much about the fiber and knitting history of Russia
Conclusion: Life is this very moment. I may never get another, so I better make it count.
COMING UP NEXT WEEK:
My sister and family arrive and we are all going to frolic here for a couple of days, then off to NYC en masse to include our terribly sophisticated offspring in an early family celebration of Mom/Grandma's 80th year.
Posted by rosi-r at Thursday, June 14, 2007