Friday, March 26, 2010

Need to Get a Passport

I came to this decision after reading some news online at work. There is this child, age 13, who is attending the University of Connecticut. He is upset because he has been told he is unable to attend an aspect of the program that studies environmental studies in South Africa. This young man has also traveled quite extensively over the United States and various parts of the world. So here is my thinking: If this teenager can get his act together to travel all over the world, why can't I? So I have a few new goals. One is to get this passport and the other is to use said passport. I think this is attainable no? I want to see all those places that everyone keeps send me pictures about through my emails all the time.

Mom's socks have moved along rather quickly. I just attribute my quickness to the amount of television I've been watching lately, be it on my actual television or online. I don't know how I managed so long without my Internet I'm on it constantly. I'm forever checking emails and certain sites, blogs, patterns, definitions, et cetera et cetera.

I have taught myself how to knit via the Internet. Youtube is an endless supply of fun, instruction and icky. Not to mention a few sites that just crack me up. Have you ever seen, ? OMG! Some are just too funny for words. I seem to keep arriving at the same conclusion that these people cannot be for real.

I have also been knitting like a fiend. I can't bring myself to finish the baby blanket. My heart is just not in it. I'm going to have to wait for a show on television that is just so interesting, I don't need to concentrate on what I'm working on.
Mom's finished socks:

I love them. They are designed by Verybusymonkey. This chick rocks. She has lots of coolass patterns. I enjoyed this one especially. It didn't take that long to complete because of the fun I had knitting them.

I started another pair of socks this evening watching Ferris Bueller's Day Off. These socks are fun.
Circle Socks, appropriately named I might add:

I'm using SRK On Your Toes by Kertzer:

It has aloe in it somehow. I'm wondering if that is why it's shedding a bit more than I'm used to.

Well, one cat is in the bag,

The other is hiding under the desk,

I think it's a subtle hint to try and settle down so I can sleep before the birds start. I'm going to read and finish my drink. I hope you all have a great day tomorrow.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Crack Medical Team

I was under the weather early this morning. Woke up around 0400ish and felt crappy. I hate that feeling. I tried to go back to sleep, but couldn't. The room wouldn't stop spinning. I wasn't even drinking. I was stone cold sober. I watched the time change on my clock. When the alarm sounded, I stumbled to the phone to call work. I didn't get much word in, and was told promptly to go back to bed. Sounded like a good idea to me. If the only the room would co-operate and quit spinning. So I made my coffee and sat on the couch to watch morning television.

I started to feel a little better so I started working on my next little project:

Rhombus Socks.
On a side note, my toe is not dirty. It's a nice little bruise from where I strategically dropped the can opener.

I like the swirly pattern:

My crack medical team is now strongly suggesting I rest a bit more.

I don't feel like arguing with them. I hope you all had a great day.