Oh the weather outside is frightful…

My drive home from work (2+ hours early) was uneventful, which I am so so thankful for. We’ve already had about 8 inches of snow and it’s still heavily coming down. The roads are dreadful and visibility is even worse.

I have a new office at work. Where I was sitting previously was a shared office and had a lot of traffic going through. It was nightmarishly distracting and noisy and I had NO space. Plus, I’m closer to the door when families come in, deliveries, etc. I got settled in today, mostly, and I’m starting to love it.

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And finally, I’m also working on a delightful poncho from Blue Sky Alpaca using Blue Sky Alpaca Extra in red. I’m just loving it. I’ve never done a three needle bind off before, so I’m looking forward to something new. Β And the yarn! So lush! I just love it.

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Snowmageddon Part II

I’m all set to be snowed in tomorrow, which is good since they’re once again calling for blizzard like conditions.Β  Yowza.

I’m about to bind off one project and have the next set to cast on – Ali’s Cap by Marion Foale in this lovely eggplant color, also known as Aubergine.Β  I’ve had my eye on it for a while and can’t wait to cast on! πŸ™‚

In the meantime, I’m snuggled in – watching Avengers, wearing my Captain America jammies and sipping cold medicine.

It just keeps snowing

We have about 4 feet of snow accumulated. Want to guess what it’s doing today and tomorrow and Tuesday? If you guessed snow, you would be right. Depending on which channel you watch, we could get anywhere between 6 inches and a foot between now and Tuesday. Being the hardy New Englander that I am, I’m just going with “Going to snow like whoa.”

My poor house and shed. They’re getting buried! πŸ™‚ And yes, you do see a backhoe in the first photo. We needed it to move snow banks back. We’re running out of space for it all and we still have 2 more months of snow, possibly.

So now the question is. What do I bake? I’m thinking about trying an almond meal paleo bread, to start with. πŸ™‚

 

In Which I Cry Uncle

I have lived in the Northeast since I was 4 and my parents grew up here. Normally, I love snow and winter and crisp, clean air. But right now? I’ve about reached my limit. We had the blizzard a week ago and got about a foot and a half. We had another Nor’Easter Friday and Saturday and got another foot. Today? We’re getting another foot, then tomorrow will be decent so we can clean up – Just in time for another storm Wednesday into Thursday! (and it’s supposed to dump about what we’ve gotten today, too) There’s even the possibility of another one over the weekend.

Truly. Enough already. It makes it hard to plan ANYTHING and it’s getting very difficult to get things cleaned up between storms.

This was my house this morning before I left for work. Before Storm #3. Enough already.

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Old Project Photo

Today at the LYS, we were trying to photograph my linen stitch scarf for a newsletter. It was good that I had it at work today because we actually had someone stop in asking about making one. πŸ™‚Β  We wrapped it around the mannequin and got a few photos of it, like this:

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Also, this is my kitchen, where I spend the time I’m not knitting. Or sleeping. πŸ™‚

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Ta Dah!

No pretty picture to go with the post this time, but we have had power since about 2:00 yesterday afternoon. Hurray!

I wish there was a way to thank these wonderful crews from Nova Scotia that came down because their help is so much appreciated!