Friday, November 20, 2009

Red Skies at Morning, Sailors Take Warning

They say a storm is a'brewin' today. It feels positively balmy outside. The 'warm before the storm', I suppose. It's beautiful.

Just one more project, a bucket of reading, and a final exam left to go before I say good bye to this semester. It's good to know I only have to do this for two more years (ha ha) and that's just my undergrad work! Actually, just knowing there's only four classes left on this degree is satisfying. It was far more daunting five years ago when I started this journey. It also gives me time to figure out what I want to do when I grown up (ha ha again).

I was thinking about doing a knitting project for this scholarship (I know! How awesome is my local yarn shop!). However, I'm not a huge Vogue Knitting fan and with the zillions of wonderful patterns that people are putting out right now, it's hard for me to force myself to knit something I'm just 'eh' about. There is an EZ hat (search 'Ganomy' on Ravelry) in one of the issues that I've wanted to knit forever, but I'm not quite sure that would count. I also feel like whatever I choose should show that I have at least minimal skills and anything that I've kind of liked is in the 'very easy' category. I've still got a little time to think it over...and if you are in school (or have a child or grandmother who is going to school), give it a go! I'm up for a little friendly competition. ;)

Speaking of knitting, I'm going to go now and try to get a couple rows done on hubby's sock. Poor hubs. If he had to wait for me to knit all of his socks, he'd have cold paws. I started a variation of this sock a year and a half ago, ripped it, started it again over a year ago and there it sat in my basket. I almost ripped it out to knit this for me (selfish, I know), but the sock looked awfully nice so we're getting reacquainted.

And this is what happens when you forget to turn off the flash before you take your sunrise photo. Look at all the particulates in the air! Yipes!


Madre Adoptiva said...

Cool pictures. It's very blustery out there now. I'll be staying inside today. You should totally go for that scholarship! You deserve it.

raining sheep said...

There is a weird sky here too! Glad you are continuing on the sock - socks are so satisfying once finished.

jane said...

oh these shots a re stunning... lucky you!- you know what you want to be when you grow up-I´m still trying to figure that out;) besos! p.s. you´re not a dork!