Knitting, Dogs and More: August Challenge

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

August Challenge

Cindy, and Knitting Park has set up a knit a long called August Challenge. We are trying to set goals to complete two projects in August. Of course I didn't read the directions correctly and decided to do three. Below is a picture of my three. The blue is a Lopi Sweater, very quick as I'm doing it in the round. I messed up a bit on the sleeve so will need to rip back to the ribbing. Such a surprise that Diamond Patch (upper right) is in there! :-). The last is a crocheted project. I'm not going to reveal what it is yet, I may want to do a contest on my blog. I'll set that up tonight or tomorrow.

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The Houseboat trip was a lot of fun and relaxing (except for the afternoon I spent motion sick, bleah). I was also amazed that in the midst of making mad dashes to the bathroom to puke, helpful family members and friends kept asking me if I wanted something to eat. At the 3rd mention of milk (shudder) I was off to the bathroom again. I really look like I could survive quite a few missed meals. I guess it's just wanting to help and not knowing what to do. They were also taking "care" of Esther and were concerned that she wasn't eating either. She did eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and I found out later the milk they were trying to give her was spoiled and that's why she refused it. (double shudder) After a visit to land and an adjustment (family of chiropractors). I felt much better. I was glad to be home on solid ground the next day. I did get a patch done for the diamond patch.

Yesterday I went to my doctor for a physical. He's such a good person and seems to really like what he does. He's very close my age, extremely good looking (were talking Brad Pitt good-looking) and he acts like a big brother, great caring advice with the right amount of teasing thrown in. His only concern is my weight and will have lab results later in the week. I just thought, "How sad, something I can totally control." I gotta get going on that. I'll have to post goals about health related weight here on my blog.

I need to work a bit on the music, get the technical stuff down and learn the new songs for September. So August is going to hopefully be a productive month. Take care all! Tori


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