The sun is shining brightly and there is a Fall nip in the air. I'm loving it.
My socks are finished!! Woo-Hoo!!!
They are longer than normal (100 rows on the leg) and just plain vanilla. Thank goodness the yarn was interesting otherwise those 100 rows would have been extremely difficult to knit! the yarn is from MadTosh and the colorway is "Electric Rainbow." Such happy socks!! The 2nd one came off the needles just before 9 p.m. last night. I had hoped to wind the "crazy" yarn for Colin's hat, but I was too tired. So tonight that should happen.
Reading "Women in Sunlight" by Frances Mayes which is not great. I'm plodding through it (almost done now) because everything else I have started recently has been worse. guess I'm just in one of those reading slumps. This too shall pass. And, I have some promising "real" books on my nightstand just waiting for me to pick them up.
Fletch and I have been reading The Wild Muir which is a fun read (but boy did that dude take some CRAZY chances). We are almost finished that and am not sure what's up next...I had suggested The Grapes of Wrath or To Kill a Mockingbird.
Work is crazy busy right now. partly because of catching up from being out so much recently, but partly because of the time of year. Our fiscal year ended in September...the new one started in October. It's bonus calculation time for all in the field and my operations group. The turn-around time is extremely tight this year (like 5 days for 600+ calculations). And, open enrollment starts November 1st. I attended a Webinar yesterday where, of course, employee cost was not covered. I'm sure that's going up (again).
Meanwhile I have my review today. All reviews are done online now and I completed my self evaluation last week. I received an e-mail this morning that Bill had completed his part. The review is excellent (YAY) and I anticipate getting the maximum raise (which will NOT negate the increase in benefit cost I am sure....).
So busy, busy, but loving the weather and looking forward to the weekend! Hope everyone's week is going well. Joining Kat and friends on this Unraveled Wednesday.