Because I've been under a rock, sucking my thumb and hating life. (Seriously, the medical shit is still stupid.)
My hair has continued to turn white. I'm sure asshole doctors and constant pain have NOTHING TO DO WITH IT!
The Goobie turned ten.
Honu discovered the joys of sleeping on wool, which I really didn't need.
The Goobie helped me with the holiday baking, and together we are quite the cookie decorating team.
And then, fiber!
Last summer I decided to do a 'proof of concept' knit. I've done doilies for years, as we know, and I thought you should be able to take a round doily, knit half of it, and get a shawl. I took this,
At the end of the summer, was the county fair. I'd actually planned ahead and marked the calendar and all that good stuff, so I had entries. On a whim I entered the purple shawl, but other than that I only entered spinning because that's what I was really doing this year.
I seem to have won. Um. All of the yarn categories.
On my birthday, I got all kinds of goodies, including an eight-legged wasp sniffing weasel from Girl Genius.
Other than that, I supervised homework and occasionally taught spinning and knitting, and muddled on through. Right now I'm knitting a Fish Hat for my nephew, and spinning this: