I can’t tell you how much time I spend each day getting up (from the sofa, table, etc.) to let dogs out and getting up to let them in again. You know how they do those studies of how people spend their time in the course of their lives? Like, “The average person will spend a total of 1.5 years of their life in the bathroom.” Well, I don’t even want to think about how much time I spend at the back door. I could probably complete a doctoral dissertation in the amount of time I have spent in the last few years complying with my dogs’ demands.
|The Great and Mighty Squirrel Hunters|
Waiting on Their Prey
This is my life…
This morning, although we have storms due any time now, the weather is perfect for having the windows open, and since the mosquito population has slightly decreased with the change of the seasons, I have opened the back patio door wide enough so that the dogs can go in and out as they please. The result of this action = BLISS. I haven’t had to get up but once to go outside and yell at them for barking at the dog across the street (a daily occurrence). Plus, the psychotic squirrel has been noticeably absent. It’s a win-win all the way around. I may get some serious knitting done today.
|An Atrocity If I've Ever Seen One|
Speaking of knitting, my mother-in-law shared this picture with me on Facebook and I thought I’d share it with you. If you think this is cool, please stop reading immediately and proceed to your nearest doctor to find out what in the world is wrong with you. I’ve never seen anything quite so ugly. The pressing question is who thought this would be a good idea???
<--- I don’t care if you live in The Arctic, this is just wrong…
On a more cheerful note, while I am still in need of buttons to finish the Malabrigo sweater, I have finished the knitting portion of my daughter’s project and have some detailing to do. Since I could not work on it over the weekend lest her little peeping eyes see it before its’ time, I cast on sweater number 5 and I must say, this is the easiest sweater I’ve done yet. It’s from a bulky yarn, so I am progressing three times faster than the other sweaters I’ve done. I’ve actually got the entire body done and am almost finished with sleeve #1. I should have this finished no later than tomorrow. Ooooohhh yeeeeaaaahhhh!!!
I might actually make my Christmas deadline after all…
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