« Saturday's sky and a good dilemma | Main | Forecast: Frost »

Monday, May 26, 2008

Comments

I'm so excited about the irises. My Siberian Irises look like they will bloom this week.

Actually, there is a trend amongst the Deaconage towards ordination as a second career. Some of these men teach at my son's school and they bring a great perspective because they had successful careers before their vocations. I have a good friend who is a retired teacher but is slowly working on certification in pastoral counseling at the seminary. She plans to work in a hospital setting.

Have you worked with Fixation before? I have some in my stash, but have not made socks from it. I like the black and white.

Lovely footies! I'm glad you tested gauge with the Fixation... now I can follow your lead when I'm ready to return to mine!

The irises are so pretty! I have a stand of deep purple Siberians (I think that's the variety anyway) in a sheltered spot that have almost bloomed out, and a bunch more facing the opposite way that should bloom this week. My tall bearded irises (in purple and yellow/burgundy) generally bloom in early June. I'm so excited for the possible addition of some white ones!

Interesting that you grew up in Wisconsin and never attended a Catholic mass before now. I was raised Protestant, but what with various weddings and baptisms, and then of course teaching in a Catholic school, I was quite familiar with the drill. (Funny story: my mother-in-law, a Jewish lady from Long Island, was a librarian in a Catholic school here for years. She used to go to school mass and the nuns loved having her sit right up front with them. Cute!)

I have never knitted with the Fixation. Good to know about the gauge thingy if I get a chance to work with it. It's a smallish enough project to travel with but should hopefully hold you over for a couple of weeks until the start of SOS. I find that people who basically take on a drastically different second career after their first, is because their second one is where their passion truly lies within them.

I've never used fixation either. Hmmm. I smell a trend here!

What are you going to be when you grow up? The girls have narrowed it down for me. :D

The Harlequin socks look nice with those irises in the background. Love the black/white combo of the Cascade Fixation (I 've never knit weith that yarn) but please know that I am afraid of mimes. Don't dress up like a mime when you finish these socks! :)

I can't wait to hear how things go with the Fixation. I'm with Joan and Nora.

Oh, and thanks, but no thanks on the irises. I've served my time and then some.

XO

The comments to this entry are closed.

Blog powered by Typepad

Guides

December 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Notice

  • Copyright Angie L. Simon 2006 - 2016. All rights reserved.