I think I’m going to try to start posting regularly on Sundays, if not more often. Hopefully, enough will happen during the week to give me something to share. Like this week:
I finished my first Amigurumi, whom I’ve named “Yarnell” for, what I think, is obvious reasons:
I think his mane, horns and tail are my favorite part!
My less than stellar crochet skills are evident in the large gaps in his neck stitches:
Still, he’s cute and I’m proud of my first home-made giraffe, flaws and all.
And he seems very happy to join his new giraffe family.
I also finished a run on one of my comic series: I now have all 24 issues of the Best of DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest – Woohoo!
While I love comic books of all kinds, I’ve always been particularly fascinated by the diminutive digest-sized and oversized treasury edition comics. Here’s a size comparison from left to right: Treasury sized, Regular sized, and Digest sized
I also received 2 more sets of giraffe chopsticks in the mail from Ten Thousand Villages (via Amazon.) I already had 2 pair, but we usually only have sushi with other people, so I wanted to have two more sets. Very pleased to have a set of 4 now:
I’m doing well with my eating and exercising and I’m still on target with my “pound a week” goal. I saw this posted somewhere (Facebook? Blog?) and I loved it so I’m using it as my mantra for when the sweet tooth and snacking urges hit, or when I don’t feel like exercsising:
However, I also saw this on Post Secret, which hits VERY close to home:
We also did some repair work on our front porch, and moved furniture to prepare for our new coffee table and end tables delivery on Thursday. (Squeeee!)
Tonight, I called and made dinner reservations for every night we’ll be in Provincetown in October (10/1 – 10/6 in case anyone else will be there?) for our 20th Wedding Anniversary celebration (October 2nd.) It’s good to have that set so we can just relax and not worry about where to go, when, and if we’ll get in. I’m sooo looking forward to the trip, especially because we get to bring the dogs with us this time around.
And that about wraps up the week’s happenings. Rita pretty much sums up how I feel about the end of another weekend:
Thanks for stopping by, everyone!