Mentally, I'm doing Much better this week than last week but still... My new reality is no where near what I'd pictured it to be. I'd imagined my MIL sitting quietly on the sofa watching TV while I sat at a desk nearby 'JGK'ing' (which in my world means blogging, working on the Etsy shop and a few other desk/computer type projects I have going.) The reality is, her desk (we didn't bring ours) is piled 3+ feet high with papers (some important, most not,) magazines (some 4+ years old, some brand new and interesting) and other assorted junk. The only other table to work from isn't very big, is just as cluttered and way too tall to type from comfortably. The MIL doesn't watch TV and she never, ever sits quietly. God love her, but wow! She never stops talking. Never. The only time she's quiet is when she sleeps and she only sleeps an hour or two a night if we're lucky.
All of that means both the blog and my knitting bag are taking a hit. There have been entire days where I never knit a single stitch. That never used to happen. Even when I was working 16 hour days I still managed to knit full rows.
So all of that to say, I don't have much to show in the way of knitting. The Newborn Vertebrae is progressing but not as quickly as I'd like. It's a top down cardigan type of thing and I've put the sleeve stitches on holders but I don't have a photo.
|Wool of the Andes Aurora Heather|
And I started another simple, hemmed brim hat to work on while hanging out in medical centers. This one is knit with Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Aurora Heather. And in case you're wondering, Aurora Heather is SO much prettier in real life than it looks in that photo. (Note to self: Dunkin Donuts doesn't have the best lighting for photographing knitted stuff.)
Oh, and it snowed the other day! It Never snows this early. It only accumulated to about a half an inch but considering it had been 70 degrees the day before and 50 degrees and pouring down raining all morning before the snow started.... In any event, it was a fun ride home from the doctor's office.