$1125…and counting?

July 24, 2008

It’s been an interesting week. First, a picture of a pretty pair of glasses: I’ll explain their significance shortly. 😉 Starting last Saturday, I have been on a bizarre lucky streak the likes of which I’ve certainly never experienced before. Saturday was my company picnic. The company is known (internally anyway) for being very generous […]

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hsks5 and the secret project

July 11, 2008

Yay, my spoilee for HSKS5 got her package today!! I’ve also had a report from my spoiler that there’s one in the mail for me now, too! Swaps are fun! Since the veil of secrecy is now lifted, I can finally tell you about the so-called SECRET project! One of the requirements of this swap […]

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yarn purchases and vacation

July 8, 2008

I haven’t found anyone with leftovers of the yarn I need (it was a longshot!), so I bought another skein from The Loopy Ewe. It should arrive by the time we get home from the coast. (I actually got an “it’s been shipped” notification the same day I placed the order! It’ll probably get to […]

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oh nooooooooo!

July 6, 2008

I’ve been zooming right along on my Flower Scarf. It looks great! Then, on the way to the coast this afternoon, I RAN OUT OF YARN. 🙁 🙁 🙁 *sigh* Anyone have any leftover Claudia Handpainted fingering in the “Oops” colorway? I don’t need much!

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time to celebrate

July 3, 2008

I’m now officially on VACATION! I don’t go back to work until July 14th. YAY!! Tonight, I need to put the finishing touches on my “secret” project so I can get the HSKS5 swap kit in the mail tomorrow. Pretty much everything else is ready to go. I can’t wait for Narcissa to get her […]

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a new goal

July 1, 2008

I missed posting yesterday because, frankly, I was tired and forgot. Also it was ridiculously hot this weekend, which made me really not want to have my laptop on my lap. (These MacBook Pros are scorchers!) Saturday, we had a contractor come over to work up a bid for the exterior work we need done […]

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one-day weekend coming up

June 28, 2008

After a “quiet week” that really wasn’t (due to many meetings and many phone calls–it occurs to me that I spent a significant amount of time this week helping people from at least three different departments, not even counting payroll), I get Saturday off and then have to work on Sunday. Working on Sunday isn’t […]

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guess what I did tonight…

June 27, 2008

Awww, they’re even cute all bunched up and floating in water. Look: I was going to take a picture of them all pinned out, but was interrupted by dinner. And then it got dark. I’ll try to remember to get a shot before I unpin them. I think they’ll be dry by morning, which means […]

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the scale lies

June 26, 2008

This is what led me to believe I might be able to get 25–or close to 25–flowers from my skein of Claudia Handpainted Fingering yarn. Today I finished the 15th flower, though, and there’s only a teeny tiny bit of yarn left. Hmph. Oh well, 15 will make a nice scarf length, leaving my second […]

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last summer, roof; this summer, windows (and more!)

June 25, 2008

We’re gearing up to have the windows and siding replaced on our house–all at once! There’s a contractor coming on Saturday to get an idea of what we want and start to work up a quote. In anticipation of this, we’ve been cleaning/reorganizing/just plain moving things around. Tonight we shifted a bunch of stuff in […]

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