Monday, March 13, 2006

Mother Nature is Cruel

This morning, it's 63F out. It's supposed to get down to 40F by 5pm and tonight it's supposed to snow. Don't you just love March? I get a kick out of seeing people wandering around campus wearing skirts and flip-flops, knowing they are going to be freezing their asses off in just a few hours.

I did get a bit of knitting done this weekend. I finished the second sock for Afghani babies--it's part of a set: hat plus socks. I started a hat for the Dulaan project, and am about a third of the way done with that. I was going to start another baby hat, but then I remembered that one of my Lenten promises was to make two Dulaan hats and Lent ends before the baby hats are due, so I better get crackin' on the Dulaan stuff. And, I very nearly finished a sleeve for the baby cardigan I am making. Nevermind that the baby I was originally making it for will be too big to wear it by the time I have finished it. I'm sure somebody else I know will have a baby one of these days. And I started my sockapaloooza socks, but I'm going to talk about that tomorrow since Tuesday is knitalong day.

Where are the pictures, you ask? Well, see, I met a giant man-eating squid while waiting for the bus this morning and I lent him my camera. Apparently he was a tourist on his way to the aquarium and had forgotten his camera at home. I know it sounds incredible, I mean, he was a perfect stranger and I lent him my camera, but he seemed trustworthy and he let me keep his passport to guarantee he'll bring it back and anyway, he shouldn't be too hard to find if he doesn't. I mean, how many giant squid are running around Chicago, right? So, anyway, he's bringing it back tonight and I should be able to upload some pictures tomorrow.

Right. And as long as we're at it, I have some property in Florida I'd like to sell you.....


  1. Tee hee. Have you ever heard the song Wet Dream (not what you think!) by Kip Addotta? When the squid comes back with your camera, you should play it for him. :)

  2. Hi Elisabeth - welcome to the Cirque du Socks knit-a-long. I can't wait to see the socks you are working on, I'm fascinated by fair isle socks, but so far my attempts have been pretty but unwearable. Good luck with the squid.