We took a train from
I love Amtrak, it is great for travel with kids, but if you actually need to ARRIVE anywhere on time, forget it.
The trip was grand, but I am a bit down in the dumps to be back. As an army brat I always considered myself pretty adjustable, but this move to
So what to do when in a funk? Knit, of course!
I finished the Grape Ape socks. Just need to weave in the ends, block lightly, and mail off on Monday.
I didn’t touch Dad’s vest once while we were gone, so I need to start zipping away on that. I am also planning on starting a stocking for Girl #2, who is borrowing one from the husband. We’ll see. I have visions of all this fancy Nordic design, lined in red and white gingham. How many days until Christmas?
I had hoped to make it back up to Willy around Christmas also. My brother and his new fiancé will be there. Alas, my in-laws are coming here, and we still don’t know for how long…ten days? Two weeks? We’ll find out when they leave.
Unfortunately the season also brings all sorts of knitting distractions. Cookies to make (like 7 or 8 dozen…eeek!). I have been trying to convince the husband for years that since he is a writer he should do the holiday cards. After all I, the ex-math teacher, do the checkbook. No dice there.
And don’t even get me started on Santa stuff. How am I going to hide all that??
Off to drink tea and plan a stocking.