Saturday, March 24, 2007


Wow, I started this blog only to get just hammered on too many fronts. I've been fighting some sort of bug, sitting and slacking way too much. Then I got some FABULOUS work news that is just too big and scary to talk about here. When there are contracts and cheques I'll believe it for real. Until then I have to finish all of the jobs I have committed to by then end of April to free up my time. So... sew.. like the wind, no down time is the only way I am going to pull off this work load. Regular job, extra job, prep for dream job and the summer volunteer job... don't forget to squish some neices in there in the middle and finish the kitchen reno.

Some low level cool news includes that I am going to be getting a camera when I deliver and am paid for a small contract next week. Woot!!

Sunday, March 11, 2007

A Near Miss

I knit a lot at work between work things. My shifts are all weekend ones, the one advantage to that is that they tend to be a bit quieter.

So last night I'm happily knitting along and I wasn't happy with the turn of my heel on the Feb Pich Up Sticks kit. No biggy, frogged it back and then some work things happened. When I went back to my knitting I realized I had rolled over the now long loose yarn several times with my office chair and broken it! Right at the heel, I didn't want a join there! Well I tried something new, a Russian join and I'm pleased to report I will use it again. It may be a SLIGHT bit thicker but no one will ever notice. There were way bigger slubs all through my yarn last month. YAY for disaster diverted

Saturday, March 3, 2007

Job stress

So the time has come I am truly and totally fed up with my crazy, crazy swing shift. I am tired but... change is work and is it less work to maintain the status quo or to change? My life is not so crazy though that I cannot appreciate that I have skills that can be used to make a perfectly normal man look like this. I am da shit.

Friday, March 2, 2007

Ummm.. yeah

You Are Kermit
Hi, ho! Lovable and friendly, you get along well with everyone you know.You're a big thinker, and sometimes you over think life's problems.Don't worry - everyone know's it's not easy being green.Just remember, time's fun when you're having flies!

Thursday, March 1, 2007

A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

So the talk last night was the degree to which we were going to get slammed by a storm. Seems it's all for naught at there's not sign of it on the horizon of the weather sites. Oh well, I'm still off to do errands which for me, oh small town dweller that I am, involves the best part of a day. Of course factor in a little socializing in there for balance.

The scanner thing isn't really working for me. I'm not really pleased with the scan of my mittens, the Hedera sock isn't all bad but this morning I tried some Jaywalkers. Nope, they don't really fit on the platen, the shaping won't lie flat, over all it turned some nice socks into some nasty looking stuff. So... I hereby declare that I will buy a camera. I'm not going to sit and wait for the cash to fall out of the sky for the ulitmate coolest camera, the little one will do for blog shots and web work for now.

So to keep things interesting, here is a small pic from the hard drive. This dress was destined to be Ms Scarlett although politics rendered it useless. Too bad, it's pretty. It's a pattern of my own and the lovelyest red taffeta.

Have a great day