Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Life is Good, but Busy!

I'm getting really bad about updating this blog and several people have mentioned it was time. So, here is what I've been up to.

Went to the mountains and saw my Baby Boy and got my Baby Boy Bear Hug. My parents came and met us for lunch at the lodge, at the top of the mountain. How nice to see the 3 people I don't get to see all the time and miss the most! Stayed at a gorgeous campground complete with waterfall. This is the bottom of the falls. Had 4 days of rain, clouds and not much knitting.This is the prettiest yarn. She spells her name different, but since getting Lamby, I've seen something with her name on it often. I got this from LittleKnits a few weeks ago. Not sure what it'll become (it's worsted weight cotton) but I'll admire it for awhile.
Here's a closeup without the tag in the way. Pretty huh?
This is the Chinese Vest from Folk Vests, that I started in January when we went to the Keys. It's finished, just needs a few ends woven in and some buttons. So, does it want white pearl buttons or black? Any suggestions?
Love this pattern and love this yarn! This is a mitered shell/vest from Elann. The yarn is Elann's Sonata, color 9749 Sea Shell, a 100% Mercerized Cotton Yarn. It's slow going but lots of fun seeing how they come together.
This is my new Lantern Moon Bag, Libby, also from Little Knits. Bet you can't guess why I just had to have this bag? It's really nice and great for small projects, but, I bought it cause I love the name!
This is from my Cardiac Rehab nurse, Ginger, who has been known to read my blog about knitting - of all things! It's a stress ball/heart. Cute, huh? It gets alot of use, but not from me. Imagine that! I have the heart attack but everyone else needs the stress ball. :o)
So, lots of knitting getting ripped (everything I started pre-heart attack is too big and is being or has been ripped), lots of knitting getting started, lots of summer stuff going on. The Baby Girl finished her first year of college last week and is now home with us for the summer (YIPPY~!). She'll be bored to death by June 1st but so far she seems to be catching up on eating and sleeping. She hasn't complained yet about our no fat eating and has been eating what we eat. Cereal, right Alex? The oldest daughter is moving this weekend into a beautiful new house, right around the corner from her old place. We'll be busy this weekend moving her in, but, I think I'll sit in a lawn chair on the front lawn and pass out bottled water and direct them to the different rooms! :o)

The Oldest DGD is on her final days of elementary school so we decided she should have a 5th grade bunk day yesterday and we all went shopping in the big city. The Oldest Daughter, Baby Girl, Oldest Grand and I all went shopping till we couldn't shop any more. Lots of fun.

I'm sure there's more I was going to post about but that's enough, time to get busy. The "storm" that's off our cost (that they just named as I was typing this post) isn't doing much here in Southeast GA except bring lots of wind, dark, gloomy skies and major sinus/ear pressure for me, but we need RAIN! Bring on the rain!

Happy Knitting!


Beth said...

Wow! You've been busy! Everything looks great. I'm not sure which buttons I'd choose for the pretty vest. Where were you? I'm guessing maybe Amicalola? It's so pretty up there!

Sheri said...

Beth, you're right, it was Amicalola Falls. Beautiful place and great place for camping.

Anonymous said...

Hello Mommy! Love the new pics.... that vest is AWESOME, you haven't shown me that. I love the color. I love the Shari Lewis yarn too, I think you showed that to DGD yesterday.
We had a blast shopping too.. goodness were we tired, and I am still finding hangers to hang all the new clothes... thank you again!
I'm really excited about this weekend and really tired, so I think I am going to go to bed early so the weekend comes sooner! wink
Oldest Daughter

Ann said...

Wow, you have been busy! Thanks for getting us caught up on your adventures.



Susan said...

What a fun time. Your camping place was sooooo pretty. And the yarn isn't bad either *G*

I wish I could send you a bit of rain. We've had it in abundance lately. And, I'm thinking that finally our drought is over. The grass and weeds certainly think so.

Sounds like a busy summer ahead. I'm sure BG will keep you hopping!

Sheri said...

Annonymous - or, Darling Oldest Daughter - Ill show you the vest next time you're here. You've seen it. I had a blast shopping too!
Ann - Yes, I've been busy but have nothing to show for it. Knitting isn't getting done fast enough around here.
Susan - Camping is always fun. We've been going camping since right after we got married. Lots of fun. That was a great campground! Yes, I wish you could send rain too!
Thanks for the comments all.

Maureen said...

Can't wait to see what becomes of that gorgeous cotton. The vest is just beautiful.