Hello and Good Morning,
I'm more than a little sleepy this a.m. I woke up at 2 a.m. too warm (it's in the 50's here this morning) and had a difficult/impossible time getting back to sleep. Glad yesterday was my going to the office day and not today! Today (Pearl Harbor Day) is also the 33rd anniversary of my due date with Colin. He, of course, held off showing up until the 11th.
It was fun to see that boy again for dinner last night and the newest Mexican place in town turned out to have quite tasty food! Mailing was busy with holiday celebrations at her office where they actually had live reindeer brought in! She had texted Colin a picture of said reindeer while he was here. With all the rain yesterday (lots and lots) and the mild temps, I'm sure those poor reindeer were confused and not happy.
Let's talk making and reading, shall we? There has been some knitting progress this past week! The Turning Leaves sock (#1) has had the heel turned and there has been some movement down the foot a little.
It doesn't look that great on the tablecloth, but oh well! The cloth is one that my Mom hemmed and used at Christmas for years and years. Now I use it!
Christmas sock #1 is finished!! Woo-Hoo! And, #2 has been started (the cuff ribbing is finished).
Again, not the prettiest on this tablecloth, but that's life!
Reading is good (reading is ALWAYS good!! lol). I read Thunder Bay by William Kent Krueger. I'm enjoying this series by Krueger - the books are quick reads and often a nice palete cleanser after something heavier (e.g., "The Marriage Portrait"). This one was particularly interesting to me because it takes place primarily in the area of Thunder Bay Canada and mentions Sleeping Giant. Years ago when Fletch and I drove out to Minnesota to pick up our camper, we headed North after getting the camper and planned to hike in the area. Weather, however, worked against us. There was dense fog and some rain and before it cleared we had to be on our way. Maybe some day we can go back!
Now I am about 125 pages into The Colony by Audrey Magee. I wasn't sure about this book at the beginnning, but now I am into it and enjoying (the Frenchman has arrived). Fletch and I are still listening to The Cartographers but that is slow going as we do not listen every day.
If you have not already, head on over to Kat's Blog to see what she and others are making and reading. You'll find a thing or two that is tempting, I'm sure!
To wrap up this post, a sweet picture: