What day is it?
Was today a vacation day or a sick day? Gosh, you'd never know if you peeked in my windows today that I took a vacation day today. Why? Because I stayed in my jammies, watched 7 episodes of True Blood while knitting an endpaper mitt. Today I was a sloth. I got up to refill my soda glass.
But I have this pretty mitt...
Hazel Knits Artisan sock in Beachglass and Chocolatier
Other than a Central Square hat I tried this spring, this is my first stranding project. I found it quite addictive, sheesh. It's not without mistakes but I am pleased with it. And I learned a number of other new skills, such as the tubular cast on and kitchener cast off. I love the kitchener. Really. I am pleased with my first mitt and hope to even cast on a second today so I can keep at it and have a pair. Though, I expect the next mitt to take me more than a day. And then, I hope my stranding it worthy of the Fiddlehead...
OMG, my other new fascination, shamedly, is more vampires.
Good grief. I am quite caught up in True Blood, having now watched all 10 episodes On Demand, today. This show is absolutely not child friendly so I have to cram to get it in with any other of my grown-up shows - I admit that I was a little giddy today glued to the lewdness of it all. I was distracted with the mitt, but I am sure I got the gist of it all. I am so drawn into these stories, which surprises me - because I have tried to read Anne Rice in the past - didn't like it. I fought off the Twilight excitement as long as a could - but now I am counting the days til the film is released (that would be 11). Freaky indeed.
Anyways, my day alone ended with running around throwing in laundry, scrubbing my face, putting on "street clothes" on, thawing chicken and putting countless Halloween candy wrappers in the garbage - quite reminiscent of being home in the summer when I was 13 and mom was expected home in 15 minutes, only I didn't have a written list of chores today...so sick day, vacation day - ah, semantics.