Sunday, August 31

arts & craft fairs

went to an arts & craft fair
today in Newnan
it was fun
didn't buy anything
next weekend is
Yellow Daisy Festival
@ Stone Mountain
the 20th & 21st is Johnny Appleseed in Fort Wayne
Nana's birthday party
not sure which i will attend

Friday, August 29


Panda Cotton
#2 circs
top down
my pattern
made for Nancy Wild
there are 2 sox

detail of the cuff

Thursday, August 28

MY purse

Purple Patons
2 shades of Pink Cascade 220
Unknown striping yarn

purple is outside bottom
pink is inside bottom
the strap is curling
outside of the bag
knitting the inside of the bag

using wrong sized needle
do i frog or forget it

nikki's bagette

bagette is felted
zipper will go where stitching is

the end

from the side
gonna assemble the handles
and zip tomoro
mail it sat

got an idea for a purse for ME!!

Wednesday, August 27

dinner on Mon

White Chili
med stew pot
3 chicken breast
6 chicken thighs
cover with water
cook till done
cut up into pieces
1-4 oz can chilis
1-4 oz can jalapenos
1-15.8 oz great northern beans
1-15.5 oz small white beans
1-15.8 oz crowder peas
1-16 oz navy beans
1-15.5 oz black eyed peas
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
1 med yellow onion
4 tsp cumin
3 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
simmer for 2 hours
serve w/ grated cheese on

Corn Bread
mix well
1 cup white creme corn
1 cup sour creme
2 eggs
1/ cup oil
1 cup Self Rising corn meal
used Martha White - White corn meal
2 teas baking powder
add to corn mixture
1 - 8 x 8 pan = greased
400 degree oven
30 minutes
5 minute chocolate cake
in a coffee / tea mug
put in
4 TBL sugar
4 TBL flour
2 TBL cocoa
mix together
add 1 egg
3 TBL milk
3 TBS oil
mix WELL
microwave for 3 minutes
when it stopps rising
pour onto a saucer & eat


i ended up with 18 days off in a row
been doing the "Domestic Goddess" thing
got my room semi organized
cleaned the bathroom
cleaned the car
need to wash the exterior
buy carpet cleaner for the seats & carpets
cleaned the kitchen
mopped the floor
vacuumed the house
laundry is done, folded AND put away
washed a bunch of panty hose
need to
clean out & organize the bathroom closet
buy more book cases & bins to organize the rest
of the stuff in the bedroom
get rid of some stuff
use the treadmill
finish Nancy's Sox
finish Nikki's Bagettede-clutter some more
come up with an idea for the
Whenever Stock & Sox
knit Maddy's Stocking
send stocking & baby banket to Maddy
mail postcards i bought for the munchkins
alphabetize the CD's
re-do the iPod

Wednesday, August 20

not quite ready for the toes

watches a Nicholas Cage movie
about Navaho Indians
and their language as a code
in a war
tomoro i'll think of the name

gettin' there

makin' progress on Nancy's Sox
think i have 2" till the toes
will post a pic later

went to a friends house
he has a cat
i feel like i got hit by a bus
Pam & Bob say i sound congested
headin' to bed
i am medicated up
hope i sleep
sleep sitting up .. but i am zonked & i wanna lie down
hurts to laugh & breathe

Monday, August 18

fishin on Mon

Nancy's SOX

it's a shortie sock
yeah, my pattern

gauge is 2 rows / inch
think i am using a 2 circ
Panda Cotton = Nasturiems

fishin' is MORE fun than knitting

bought TWO rods & reels
one for me
one for Pam
fishin' is relaxing
out in the fresh air & sunshine
my casting is improving
it's fun EVEN if i don't catch anything
PAM & I are gonna go later this afternoon

Sunday, August 17

what city do you belong in

You Belong in Dublin
Friendly and down to earth, you want to enjoy Europe without snobbery or pretensions.
You're the perfect person to go wild on a pub crawl... or enjoy a quiet bike ride through the old part of town.">What European City Do You Belong In?


Pam & I went to babysit her grandson
Will is a kutie
we took him for a walk
i read 7 books to him
he is walking
so he took me around the house
it was fun & tiring

Sat @ Lake Horton

Saturday, August 16


got the car fixed
$$$$ but it handles great
went fishin' @ Lake Horton while
it was in the shop
caught some rays
wish my legs caught them
oh well
gonna chill this evenin
knit on Nancy's Sox

Friday, August 15

started reading

On Strike for Christmas
has a knitting theme running thru it
so far
it's funny

knitting & catch up

so, if Two halves make a whole
and i am knitting 2 sox
and i am half done with them
does that mean i have knit ONE sock

i am about 1/2 done with Nancy's sox
gotta take a pic & post it

after the sox, i will resume Nikki's bagette
until it's time to start Hat Attack 2

no more trips to Leon
off for NINE days
work one trip .. off till the end of the month

Sunday, August 10

7 pm Sun

101 stitches / 101 rows to go
spent the afternoon
knitting on the patio
got some laundry done
more to do
color changes according to the light
gonna go watch a dvd & knit


a Good Walk Spoiled
Sat 8-9


ravelry group
the website
the weapon

Saturday, August 9

got to knit

popped in WAR w/ Jet Li
and Jason Statham
got to knit for a while
still on the 5th skein
progress on the blankie
goin' to Gudalahara today
it is officially Sat 8-9

Wednesday, August 6


past the pictures in
A Good Walk Spoiled
mite be done soon


went to Lake Kedron
yesterday evening to fish
actually baited my own hook
dropped one worm in the lake
didn't catch anything
but got to practice my casting


i get to knit today
i think Pam & I are riding in today together
i can knit while she drives
i will wait an hour & half for her to get it
MORE knitting time
then there is the ride home

so, the potential is 3 hours of knitting today
AND next wed

tomoro & thur we work together
that is 1 1/2 - 2 hours of knitting
so, i should be able to finish skein #4 today
and start #5
mite actually FINISH the blankie
this month

Monday, August 4

Tempurature is Reaticve

(think in Farenheit)
60 above zero:

Floridians and Hawaiians turn on the heat.
People in Manitoba plant gardens.

50 above zero:
Californians and Hawaiians shiver uncontrollably.
People in Manitoba sunbathe.

40 above zero:
Italian & English cars won't start.
People in Manitoba drive with the windows down.

32 above zero:
Distilled water freezes.
The water in Manitoba gets thicker.

20 above zero:
Floridians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats.
People in Manitoba throw on a flannel shirt.

15 above zero:
New York landlords finally turn up the heat.
People in Manitoba have the last cookout before it gets cold.

People in Miami all die.
People in Manitoba close the windows.

10 below zero:
Californians fly away to Mexico or Hawaii
People in Manitoba get out their winter coats.

25 below zero:
Hollywood disintegrates.
The Girl Guides in Manitoba are selling cookies door to door.

40 below zero:
Washington DC runs out of hot air.
People in Manitoba let the dogs sleep indoors.

100 below zero:
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Manitobans get upset because they can't start the Mini-Van.

460 below zero:
ALL atomic motion stops (absolute zero on the Kelvin scale.)
People in Manitoba start saying..'Cold 'nuff fer ya?'

500 below zero:
Hell freezes over.
All public schools in Manitoba will open 2 hours late.