In other news…
A loved her sweater!
On Sunday, I gave A the re-knit of the Celtic Pullover, and she was delighted with this second version:
I’m happy that we’re both happy!
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The suffering has ended.
Also on Sunday, I finally finished this book:
I thought the day would never come.
I had about 25 pages left to read, so Easter Sunday afternoon, I cosied up in a Coffee Culture chair, and finished ‘er off:
hallelujah. that’s the final page. and that would be an XL decaf!
Unfortunately, I’d have to say that this is the worst book I have ever read. Usually if a book is bad, I’ll stop reading. Seeing as this was a gift I had asked for, I felt obliged to persevere. To add insult to injury, the last chapter absolutely made my skin crawl! Entitled “Costa Rica,” it details a vacation Chelsea takes with her Dad. Chelsea refers to her father “B!tch Tits” (I kid you not) throughout the chapter, and is on the receiving end of said father’s sexual innuendos. EWWWW!!!!
Upon returning home to the Condo Casa, I could not get down to our lending library quick enough:
i really felt like i should leave a warning for some poor, unsuspecting soul: “pick the james patterson!”
I have now started The Help. I’ve read <10 pages and am enthralled! I predict a Bloggie Book Discussion at the end of this one!
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When SIL Ana was in Finland last summer, she picked up this yarn for me:
As is the Finnish way (apparently), it has neither label nor instructions. SIL Ana said that when she inquired, the store clerk casually shrugged her shoulders, and said to something to the effect of “figure it out.” OK, then!
I decided to incorporate this yarn into a new mindless project. With tons of leftover wool from A’s sweater, I remembered a classic pattern from my collection that would be perfect!
how *classic* is the pattern? cabbage patch dolls were all the rage when it was printed!
So far so good!