Three whole days until school starts!!! I’m excited but my children are not.
My Grandma left a funny comment on my last post and I thought that I’d address it here! Grandma thought that I was up posting blog posts before 5 AM. I’m pretty sure that she was trying to figure out how I became such a morning person when I was such a pain in the rear as a child.
I’m still not a morning person. I never will be. I tolerate mornings with more dignity and grace than I did with a child. I would say that with age and maturity I’ve learned to shut my mouth and to keep my gripes to myself. I still dislike mornings but I think a lot of it now days is due to allergy, sinus, breathing, and sleeping problems. I wake up with headaches and jaw pain and I just want to be left alone with my coffee for a good hour. NO TALKING PLEASE!!! In the summers this means waking before my kids do and during the school year it means rushing everyone out the door. Hence the excitement for school days and routines.
The funniest part about this whole thing is that my Son acts the same way I did as a child. What is that saying about your children paying you back ten fold? I’m pretty sure that has nothing to do with yarn money.
So, no Grandma I’m not up posting on my blog before 5:00 AM! I’m currently sitting and typing this post at 9:05 Wednesday morning while I’m cooking breakfast. I will schedule it to automatically post at 4:44 AM on Friday morning. Isn’t technology grand!!! It’s rare that I post in real time.
- RECIPIENT: Daughter
- PATTERN: Stashbusting Helix Hat *free on Ravelry
- SIZE: one size
- STARTED: Aug 21st
- COMPLETED: Aug 22nd
- YARN: Scraps of worsted weight acrylic
- YARDAGE/WEIGHT: 103 yards
- NEEDLES: 4.5 mm/US 7
I really like how this hat turned out. I foresee making a bunch with yarn from my scrap bin. I think that the concept will apply to socks as well. This cheerfully colored hat was a great palette clenzer after knitting the black sweater. The other night I started knitting an Advent calendar and I plan to make at least one more. One to use and one for decoration! The one for decoration is made up of traditional Nordic mitten patterns.
*** My allergies and sinuses are currently bothering me so bad that I have trouble sleeping at night. I end up grinding my teeth and waking up with headaches and jaw pain. Tuesday I noticed that both sides of my lower jaw are bruised on the inside of my mouth from all of the teeth grinding. I’m really not exaggerating when I say my allergies are trying to kill me from the inside out. I’m tired of feeling sick and tired.