Sunday, September 11, 2011

I'm still here

Wow. I didn't realize it had been so long since I posted. I've been cameraless most of the summer, with brief moments of it working perfectly...

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And then totally dead again. Being cameraless means that there aren't as many random quickie photos for me to blog about. I've also been severely slacking on my knitting. I haven't knit a stitch since Thursday and that was the first time I had touched it almost a week. I'm trying to finish a hooded scarf before the end of the month for a friend's mom. I really need to get on that one! It's been my traveling project, but car knitting hasn't been very appealing to me lately.

It's been a busy summer. Got a new job - for all of 3 weeks. Now I'm hunting again. We signed a lease on a new place on Friday. I'll be living in the next town over and leaving Boulder's odd little bubble for the first time in 4 years. Bug (and Vince) have moved to New York, so my wee doggie love is gone which was heartbreaking beyond belief. Luckily, at the new place, I can get a Shiba face and have fur everywhere again. I've been hiking a lot, which is wonderful. We did 2 hikes this week, one on Labor Day that was about 10-11 miles, and then one on Friday that was about 6-7. It's been great getting into RMNP so often. That $80-annual-any-National-park-pass has already paid for itself.

September is my 10-year knitting anniversary. Since I'm moving, I've had a lot of interaction with the stash, which is always interesting. There are things that I've found that I can instantly match up with the idea of what it was going to become and others just make me tilt my head like a confused puppy. Our new place isn't all that large, so I'm thinking I'm going to end up having to get a small storage unit somewhere. I don't want to live in a crowded apartment again after being in this tiny place for 2 years.

I'm off to pack more! Most of the stash is in the car right now and I need to drop it off at the storage place we have right now for the contents of my place. Sadly, move out/in dates didn't line up well, so I'll be living out of a suitcase at Blaine's until our place is ready.

3 comments:

Lauren said...

Happy anniversary! Hope the rest of packing/moving goes smoothy!

Faux said...

I am glad you are still around! I know we don't know each other but I was starting to get worried....thankfully you were still on goodreads posting! Hope your move went smoothly.

Jessica said...

Thanks for checking in on me! It was a very hectic few weeks.