• Just Life

    Mid-February Weekending.

    …was filled with good things: Early signs of spring. Knitting with a friend. A beautiful Sunday morning, with tears of sadness (those backpacks on the chancel steps were placed by 17 high school students and teachers at the beginning of the service) and happiness (we celebrated the baptism of the grandson – another Charlie! – of one of my small group friends). And another amaryllis bud – this is #7 from the basket of three bulbs! Not pictured – more salads (we leave for Mexico on Friday), nine (?!) episodes of Longmire and a finished tank. Hope your weekend was full of good things, too! Happy Monday!

  • Books,  Just Life

    Weekending.

    late Sunday afternoon My entire weekend looked a lot like that photo I shared Friday afternoon. I finished the body of the sweater and by yesterday evening was well into the first sleeve. Most of that knitting was accompanied by Small Great Things, which I really liked (except for the first 100 or so pages when I was completely regretting telling my girlfriend this would be the Jodi Picoult I’d read if she’d choose it for bookclub, which she did). But it also saw a little of the ACC tournament – sadly, despite my Carolina blue, Duke won. (but that’s ok, Carolina still got the #1 seed.) this shade of blue…