October 2005 Archives
October 31, 2005
October 25, 2005
Happy Birthday Charlotte!
October 24, 2005
Fun Fall Weekend
Sunday was the Fall Festival at church. The kids got to wear their costumes, play on the moon bounce and slides, and get lots of candy.
Josh was Steve, and Charlotte was Blue from Blues Clues.
I promised some knitting content, so here it is. First, a baby knit-along update. I worked on Charles all during our vacation, and have finally finished the second sleeve.
I used this pattern and one and a half balls of Blue Sky Alpaca.
October 22, 2005
October 15, 2005
Vacation: Part 2
- We got to visit with Kirsten, who we haven't seen since we moved.
- Joshua playing with Holly and "Miss" Carol.
- Seeing the giraffes at the National Zoo. (This was Charlotte's favorite animal.)
- Visiting the Ripley's Aquarium in Gatlinburg, Tennessee
October 14, 2005
Vacation Part 1
Saturday, I got to spend the afternoon at Knit Happens with Holly, Carol, 4-ply Katie, Courtney, and Shanti. The day reminded me why I miss hanging out with the irregulars on a regular basis. These are some of the most inspiring and supportive people I know. I felt more at ease after a day with them than I have in months. Unfortunately, I can't bring KH here, so I did the best I could and brought home lots of yarn instead.
some Matchmaker 4-ply for Harry,
and lots of Matchmaker DK for Leo, Peter, Jenny, Wills, and Jimmy. (In my defense, all of the yarn was on clearance.)
After I lugged my new stash back to the hotel, we took the kids to Dulles Town Center to use up some energy on the indoor playground.
Charlotte is taking a break from driving the baggage cart.
October 6, 2005
Just a quick post to say that we're leaving for our vacation in a few hours, so there will be no posts for a week. We're taking a drive down the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the first part of our trip will be in VA. There will definitely be a stop (or two) at Knit Happens this weekend, so hopefully some of you VA knitters will get to meet Joshua. We should be back next Thursday with lots of pictures.
October 3, 2005
Charlotte had a viral infection for the last week, so although we stayed home more than usual, life has still been pretty hectic. I did manage to finish the back of the Alpaca Silk cardi.
I still have 1 and 3/4 skeins of yarn left, so that should be enough to finish the sweater without any problem.
I received a birthday package from Tara over the weekend.
Thanks, Tara! The notecards really did brighten my day.
And don't worry about the kids. Charlotte is feeling much better.
Here she is belting out the tunes on her paper towel roll "microphone".