Thanks to Hurricane Delta, our weekend was wet (thankfully just on the outside) and weirdly warm. We enjoyed our usual Friday night dinner (candles, wine, places set at the table, and a meal that requires a knife and fork) a little earlier than usual because Georgia Tech was on at 7pm. The game didn’t start out well and I bailed early for a book in bed. Imagine my surprise when I checked the score on Saturday morning and found out we’d won! I am not a fan of Friday night football games because they can spoil the weekend … well, unless your team wins 🙂 and that isn’t always a given if you’re a Tech fan (at least not these days).
Saturday morning was gray and damp, but a break in the rain meant a walk outside. I finally got a long-awaited audiobook from the library and took a long walk by myself to listen. Walking by myself also makes it a lot easier to stop for photos. These hydrangeas are near the lake and the mid-October colors are … simply wow.
Diane and I enjoyed a few minutes of FaceTime (catching up on our knitting) and then I headed to my sister’s porch for more … knitting! This time with a cute kitten.Bandit is now three pounds and almost three months old. I hadn’t seen him since Labor Day and he’s grown a lot. He’s also getting a little braver.
I’m sure long-time readers are wondering if we’re still having Snacks for dinner. and the answer isThere was more football, and another early to bed with a book for me.
My treat for Sunday mornings is an early (my time) FaceTime with Sara, this time followed by another walk (because amazing audiobook).
The pace of the morning was delightfully relaxed (no Sunday school because Fall Break). Sunday’s Zoom was another delight (good advice about knitting socks, and books to read) … and I was sorry I had to end On Time for a meeting. After the meeting I had a little more time for the book and knitting and then we watched Judy. oh y’all. I knew the story, and Renée Zellweger’s performance is just as amazing as I expected. still. what a tragedy. (and then – of course – Marc proceeded to watch an hour of YouTube with Judy and Liza and … more time for my book and my knitting).
We had another early-ish dinner and by 7:30 I was totally absorbed in finishing Washington Black.What a treat.
My sister-in-law had the day off yesterday, so I felt like I got to enjoy a three-day weekend, too, with a late afternoon visit on her deck.
Another thing I did this weekend was knit a sock (cast on Friday night and finished Sunday) … and start another one (Monday). Along with knitting sweaters, I really want to get back to socks … and I love how quickly they go in worsted weight on size 5 needles! Also, yesterday I gave myself another manicure (this is my fifth try with the Olive & June kit … and the color is WKF from their fall kit).
I also picked up the latest Boden catalog from the mailbox and was happy to see colorwork on the cover! I think my planned Porty Pullover could be awesome in a bright palette and what fun to knit!
Happy (almost) Wednesday!