Monday, October 26, 2009

Where Have I Been?

I’ve been here. Well, not “here” as in “writing in my blog,” more like “here in my head, where it's noisy and difficult to write.”

Since last I posted, I’ve given away a baby vest:


I took two of my favorite shots, the traditional “It Fits!”… but my hands must have been shaking and they’re both blurry.

I’ve also enhanced my stash.


Four balls of Crystal Palace Merino 5 in Geranium to make a February Baby Sweater.



One skein of Plymouth Yarn Dye For Me Baby Alpaca Lace. This is 1094 yards of undyed 2-ply, which I didn’t even try to resist. I was done for the instant I touched it. I’m pretty sure that it’s going to stay in its pristine state, because the ivory tone is so lovely.

I took a couple of days off of work to celebrate my birthday and took a trip to the coast with my husband. The weather decided that it should gift me with two perfect days, and it was fabulous.

This is the bridge over the Siuslaw River in Florence.


My husband finally found his anchor…


And we got to my favorite spot just at high tide!


The rest of my time has been spent much as it usually is. Work, baking, gardening, knitting, eating and laughing. It is well and truly fall here, so I spent quite a bit of time doing tidy-up work in the yards this weekend. My arms are a wee bit sore, but it’s a good feeling.

Next up: a trip to SOAR this weekend, where I am sure to be turned into a spinner. Oh good, just when I was running out of things to do!