Sunday, June 11, 2006

I'm still here, I swear!

I've been working, working, working, and I'm glad to say I LOVE it! I've also been crocheting, yes, it's true! And not updating! My sincerest apologies. Here is a shot of my most current work, a gift for ::cough cough:: my mom ::cough cough:: that I accidentally told her was coming. Whoops! This is the only color/pattern combo that she's ever liked straight out of the book, so here's hoping she still likes it! The pattern is from Vanna's Favorite Crocheted Gifts, the yarn is (of course) the gorgeous papaya Simply Soft that Julie sent way back when. The pattern calls for a discontinued shade of LB wool-ease, so that was a no go! Does anyone know if there's any stock to the rumor that Simply Soft pills after washing? I hope not!

In other news, John has been promoted to full manager at his theatre, and we've been seeing far too many movies. If you're looking for a good film, but NOT a good laugh, see The BreakUp -- it's wonderful, but definitely not the romantic comedy it's advertised to be! We've also upgraded our apartment with a new shelf from IKEA, soon to be filled with yarn, books, and video games. For the moment though, it's acting as a kitty lookout. Poor Ra is less than thrilled that we've added a dog to the menagerie.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

very very nice afghan...and Ra looks more like Ink every day...miss you, love Mombo

J.Reilly said...

It's going to be a beautiful afghan & simply soft was a good pick - especially the color. Some of my favorite clothes pill and I just keep on wearin' em. :-) If it does pill you can send her a sweater stone for the next holiday....

Sue said...

That's so great that you love your job! Lucky you!

The 'ghan looks lovely. I've heard that about SS too but I've never washed any yet. Keep us informed.

Hannah The Sister said...

Hey Hey!! How are you? I miss you a lot and I have been thinking about you recently. I saw The Breakup with Brad and you are totally right...it is not necessarily the "romantic comedy" that is advertised to be. However, we got a good laugh out of it. My favorite line was probably when Vince Vaughn referred to Aniston as Tonya Harting, the Castro line was funny as well. Anyway, speaking of movies. I am sending you something in the mail in a few days. Since you're all about secrets and surprises, I am not going to tell you what it is. ((Nananabooboo!)) Hahahaha! Love you.

John-Michael said...

Ra looks great on the new shelf. At the very least, he deserves his own space. :) Nice to see your blogging again and work is good. Also, many praises for John's promotion.