thank you. we’ll miss you.


2006 (?) [adopted May 2006] – 12 July 2007

tea swap package; no knitting, but some org

I was completely and fully spoiled by Debi who is awesome. [I should write up a tutorial on how to take blurry shakey images, I’m a pro!]

Ok. Tea: a nice mug with a lid and a strainer-thingee (ok it’s late, be kind to my poor brain), black currant (which E is all excited about, I think I have to start hiding TEA as well as yarn stash), a yummy green tea sampler, and some great Numi.
Yummies: Gluten-free cholov yisrael “kit-kats” (i’m currently allotting myself one a day), Dagoba, roseberry (E ate most of it, but I got some today), Scharffen Berger, Mocha Pure Dark Chocolate (we’re trying to be good and hold off).
and then…
YARN! two skeins of yummy plymouth yarns suri merino !! and I actually now own some Noro — Shinano. I see a hat in my future.

Thank you Debi!

Ok. So it’s chol hamoed so there’s no knitting. Opinions differ, I’m disorganized so I use it to kick my butt for organization. I’ve started an inventory page to keep track of what I have. I know the CSS is horrid — I’ll clean that up eventually. I also sent a small box of stash off to Yvonne and Sarah today. I cleared up a small bit of space. :) Which is good because Rhinebeck is coming!!

And to distract you, some pictures of Nibi ! She tried to help us clean her cage this week, it was pretty funny. She had no desire to escape from her cage and she kept trying to get E to leave her dirty litter so she could burrow.


I didn’t organize this how I’d like, please deal.

no knitting pics, but please go check out the new mag knits. I’m working on Jodie’s Saturday market bag. :) I just wish I had a better color of Sugar n Cream to use (cool breeze ombre — i don’t like the white)

I just updated to wordpress 2.0.3 please let me know if there’s funkiness. as always, if the style sheet doesn’t load, please press control + refresh. *sigh*

The wonderful E finally upgraded his site. His pictures (and code) are awesome. I love his just sql program. :) We also went and bought him a digital camera body [Canon Rebel XT] ctoday. We played with Nibi for a while and he took this photo of her.

Lots of other stuff I’m working on. We’ll see what this week brings. My goal is to start my plan this week. Don’t hold your breath! :)

cherry blossoms, sheep & yarn, trains, and a world to come…

It’s been a bit of time since I’ve fully updated with a “let’s blog about my life”. In this post PG will let me (PSG) write about last weekend, where E and I went (along with everyone else) to the Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival), this weekend’s adventures at Maryland’s Sheep and Wool Festival, the B & O Rail Road Museum, and my thoughts on Dara Horn’s amazing new novel, The World to Come. Oh and PG’s a bit upset. We left her home to babysit nibbler.

Read More about cherry blossoms, sheep & yarn, trains, and a world to come…

Introducing …


She’s a difficult one to photograph! She likes to nibble… ME. (Her nickname will probably be nibi) Like most first homes, hers is way too small and when E returns we are going to do something about that (for her, we need a to wait a bit). In the meantime I’ll try to get her a larger wheel and fit it in her cage, her hind foot splays off and her fir starts to wrap along the center. We didn’t realize she’s a bit big. We just kinda read “ok for most hamsters” and went on our merry way. Who knows, maybe i’ll pick up a pair of dwarves and then all of this stuff will fit them perfectly.

In other news — E will be arriving home Friday afternoon. I’m still not happy about all of it, but it will be nice to have him home for shabbos. We might run away motzei but it depends how he feels, as he has to drive if we leave the state (no, I have not taken a road test yet).

Also, I finally cast on for the second sock. Already it’s easier (I am paying enough attention to rib properly) so we’ll see how it goes. I can’t wait to start working with prettier yarns. I think the remainder of this colorway might be used for some children’s mittens.

LASTLY no one knows yet if the phone company is coming today. Now I can go see if anyone in the building is around and ask. *sigh*