Monday, May 25, 2009

Memorial Day 2009

The kids are playing, Bruce is puttering, Marsel is mostly resting and I am savoring the family time.
Bruce came home with the groceries and a bonus for the kids......a wind-up airplane!

Nyki is having fun visiting with the fish.

I made myself bring the previously dissatisfying Pi shawl but I figured out where I got stuck and am making progress again. It takes an hour to go around a row and a row only adds 1/8" to the shawl but it is working and I have added an inch since arriving. (The shawl even survived a mishap with a pair of scissors............don't ask. This shawl has quite a history even before it has been worn !)

5 comments:

  1. LOVE the picture with the flag! A shawl with a history before it is even done-hahahaha. Good for you for sticking with it though, I tend to give up on things like that.

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  2. I love the pi shawl. Is it lace weight? It's good to know you're there and Marsel is actually resting.

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  3. The Pi shawl looks really nifty. It's hard when you get to that one-hour-per-row stage; I count it as success if I can do a row per day. The days roll by (as days are wont to do), and eventually the project gets done.

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  4. The shawl is beautiful. Do you have much further to go? Looks like you are having a good break.

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  5. You will have so many recollections of grace when you wear that shawl!

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