Monday, April 27, 2009

must post this before I forget about it....

Well, my hand wasn''t badly burned after all, thank goodness! I did soak it in cold water immediately after I was burned, and my hands have endured years of abuse from cooking...I was able to work on my wee tiny sock for the 2009 Wee Tiny Sock Swap this weekend! Yay! and, i mailed it off today. It was a bright spot in a difficult day.

(Tuesday: It involved house AC and car repair bills. No, no more details, it's not funny, only depressing. But, Monday night at Panera's gave me lots of good knitting time, and i've the body of Little G's Little Flower sweater finished!)

Friday, April 24, 2009

best laid plans and all that

I was going to knit tonight. I had it all planned, an evening to relax while the kiddos were asleep, before Big J came home...and then I burned my hand. :( I reached over and grabbed a hot pan. I'm not sure how bad it is, but it's in between my thumb and index finger, and one spot on top of my index finger, on my right hand, and I don't think I can knit.


NOW what am I going to do?

Thursday, April 23, 2009

spider babies

I pointed out a spider to little J. This was one of our favorite kinds, Vidipis audax (no i don't know the common name, and the spelling might not be right, either) and he was talking about good spiders and bad bugs when something he said caught my attention.

Little J: "There's a good spider, and then there's more spiders and more spiders"
Me: "Little J, where do spiders come from?"
Little J: "The spider house!"

okay, it makes sense to a three year old :D

now, it's midnight, I must get to sleep...

Sunday, April 19, 2009

well, I haven't been blogging much, but I do have child cuteness...


This is Little G's newest Teddy, a present from AuntR. AuntR found one that sings to Little G, who loves it terribly muchas. Mommy has to turn off the batteries, sometimes...


this was what the boy did on our househunting trip several weeks ago...he played on LittleSister's gameboy. For hours. Or watched TV...

Misti Frog Vest

And I haven't had a lot of time to knit, but people have been threatening me because they wanted to see this...It's a vest/shrug pattern from Plymouth yarn made in Misti Alpaca. One of the knitter's at Panera had had questions on this, and then when I saw a store sample at Mass Ave yarn Shop, I had to make one of my own. I love it! (but I'm afraid I might be allergic to alpaca :( )