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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Two days late and several dollars short

I am feeling like absolute crap so I have nothing productive or interesting to say. I'm just doing a granny weatherwax style "I aten't dead" post. With pictures I guess.

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Lost a big piece of the apple tree, right down the middle. We had a pretty good storm on Sunday, and the wind took out the middle of the tree. Bob (mostly) and I cut it up and Bob hauled it up to the woods.

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I'm making my second pair of Kai Mei socks.

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This is handspun. I'm currently turning the heel on sock #2 so it's going fast. They need to be done before the end of the month.

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Turkeys in the yard. They come by strictly to torment Figment.

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Other than that, status quo. And I'm happy about the Pittsburgh Penguins going to the Stanley Cup finals with hopefully a better result this year... GO PENS.

2 comments:

KnittingReader said...

Wanted to stop by to say Go Pens!!

Your backyard is gorgeous, and I am envious of your knitting speed. It seems like I can't finish anything these days.

Jamie Longstreth Fritz said...

Lisa, those socks are anxious hockey knitting. That accounts for the speed. And thank you for the yard compliment-Bob has a lot of responsibility keeping it mowed and stuff now that I can't help him so I'll pass it on to him.