Wednesday, November 28, 2007

What to do with all that pesky free time

I, Julie, decided that I needed a hobby. I went to the local vo-tech and took a beginner's knitting class, and I did really well and liked it a lot. First I learned to do this:

Then I learned how to do this:

Then I looked in a book and learned how to do this:

And eventually I got the courage to try this:

Its a blanket but its starting to look a little too camouflage for my style. Those multi-colored yarns look so much better when they're still in a ball.

Don't go putting orders in for sweaters or anything. Phil says the soundtrack to his evening is now "!!"

Monday, November 12, 2007

Bring on year #3!

The kids turned two this weekend, and our house is overrun with Elmo. Elmo TMX, Singing Pizza Elmo, Elmo cell phone, Elmo books, Elmo balloons, even Elmo cupcakes. I don't know what it is about that red monster who can never refer to himself in the first person, but he's got a choke hold on toddlers. It was a great day nonetheless. Now on to toilet training!