Finito Friday

Finally! A finished knitted object and it only took the ride to and from Sarasota to A Good Yarn to make it happen. It’s The Prophet’s second Lightning Flame Hot Rod hat. Unfortunately, the first one (after of course saying too many times to count not to wash it in the washing machine and dry in the dryer) went through the washer and dryer and shrunk and felted. So knitted version 2 with superwash…combo of Cascade 220 Superwash and Cascade Pacific. Continue reading “Finito Friday”

#GYST on Labor Day

It has been a nice and leisurely weekend. With the Prophet in for part of the long weekend, we trekked over to Pinellas to visit mom, have lunch, and go to the movies. Somehow everyone agreed to my choice: “The Hitman’s Bodyguard.” Lots of profanity and violence, which ironically, only my DH was uncomfortable. Big fan of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson…so truly how can you go wrong? Entertaining and some high octane chase scenes. It is what it is and nothing more…just the right choice for an end-of-summer movie.

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Fab & Finished Friday

It was down to the wire last night, but I did manage to finish my “Free Your Fade” Shawl for Camp Loopy as well as my third project for PalKal 2017. However, it isn’t blocked yet especially since I wanted to wear to work today. Yes, a wool scarf in Friday sounds a little bit insane but it is like a meat locker in my office, and it works perfectly with jeans for Casual Friday.

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Eighteen Before 2018

Yesterday while cruising through my Instagram feed, I happened upon a post by Lisa Jacobs (@iamlisajacobs) about not waiting for 2018 to start and making and completing 18 goals before 2018. It’s just what I needed to refocus and get back toward what I’d still like to accomplish in 2017. Continue reading “Eighteen Before 2018”