OFF THE NEEDLES
ON THE NEEDLES
For the third time, I frogged my Vivacious Chocolate Shrug and started from scratch. I hope this time’s a charm. I’m getting burned out on the first three rows. Thinking positive thoughts.
Mr. Iknead and I are in Stuttgart, riding herd on the Papoose and Sprout while their mom and dad fly off to somewhere in Texas for a wedding that their dad is officiating. A short working vacation I suppose you’d call it. So far, so good. The girls went to bed with no fuss, no muss. Here’s hoping that tomorrow is pretty for a visit to the park.
I’m linking with Tami and Frontier Dreams.
Indulge your imagination in every possible flight. Jane Austen
Suddenly this evening I realized that I hadn’t posted since Saturday. I know it’s only Monday, but I’ve really worked at getting into the at least three posts a week habit and truly, I enjoy posting, putting my thoughts in order and then onto the page; I mean, the “virtual” page. I don’t remember the last time I hunted up a workable pen and a sheet of paper to write. Nowadays, handwriting, for me, is limited to list making and reminders, and even those are slowly being edged out by my iPad.
My art journal has been kept me especially occupied the last few days. Here are a couple of my entries over the past few days.
This Week’s Challenge
Document a Random Act of Kindness
The two coffee cups represent the RAK I received in the drive-thru at Starbucks when the person ahead of me paid for my latte, which I then passed on to the car behind me.
Last Week’s Challenge
Document an Inspirational Quote
I loved the imagination/kite analogy. I’m not sure who to credit for this, maybe Lauren Bacall?
ON/OFF THE NEEDLES
Hitchhiker is finished! Official FO pics on Friday. Very pleased with how it turned out. Stay tuned….
Knitting has commenced in earnest on Vivacious Chocolate Shrug with the first three inches of the first cuff completed. The Fyberspates yarn is a joy to knit, with just the right amount of squishy; I see more of this yarn in my future.
If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves. Thomas Edison
ON THE NEEDLES
2) Socks on a Plane, #2
3) Vivacious Chocolate Shrug
I’m still loving Frog Music as much as I did when I started it; since the story is told backward, end to beginning, the suspense is building and I’m less sure of “who did what, when and why”. I love that in a book – do you? And since I’m very seldom book monogamous, I started Anya. You can read about it here.
I’m linking with my usual Wednesday blogs, Tami, Frontier Dreams KCCO and Ginny’s Yarn Along. Do you have others you’d like to share?
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt