Nothing To See Here…

Angie, move along. I’m just not posting any baby-knitting related photos. If you need something to do while you’re waiting for me to finish it, go here. My husband sent me this link, it’s a terrific time-waster. It also might be a little politically or socially incorrect at times, so I’m not going to take any responsibility for any of you who might be easily offended.

The Big Pink Thing that I can’t show photos of is coming along. It’s huge at this point. I have 512 stitches on the needles, and 20 rows left, then the bind off. Not only that, the rows increase in length from here on out. Terrific. Next time any one of you guys has a baby, you’re getting a gift card to Babies-R-Us.

Since I can’t show photos of what I’m knitting, you all get food. Here’s the sauerkraut in action. The second time around, we had it with pork chops and noodles. I soaked the kraut in water after rinsing well, and it was much less salty this time.

And here’s my breakfast today. I know you all are sitting on the edge of your chairs wondering what I have for breakfast. When I’m working, it’s two hard boiled eggs and a thing of yogurt. I can pack it up and take it with me, eating it later when I actually get to work. I am not a morning person (there’s a news flash for those of you in my family), so I have trouble eating anything until I’ve been up awhile. I’m not really a fully-functional human until about 10 AM, and some would argue not even then. My husband, a confirmed morning person, learned a long time ago not to shake me awake at 7 AM asking “honey, honey, it’s a beautiful day, do you want to get up and go do something??” Honey, honey, shake me again, you might lose an arm.

Ahem. Right. Breakfast. Here’s what I had.

This was actually yesterday, but you get the idea. Tea, in one of my favorite teapots, and toast with Nutella spread. Where has this stuff been all my life? This is actually a fancy-schmancy gourmet version that we got at the Pike’s Place market, but it’s the same thing. Costco now has Nutella in huge jars, so I should be set for awhile.

We’re off on another adventure soon. We are going to Puerto Vallarta tomorrow for a week, and since our flight leaves at some ungodly hour of the morning (see note above about me not being a morning person), my sweetiepie got us a hotel room close to the airport for tonight. Of course I have all the knitting lined up, and I do know where my sunglasses* are, but other than that I haven’t even started packing. I better get a move on. We’re taking the Mac Air, of course, so I might get to post while I’m there. I plan on doing very little except hanging out by the pool and knitting Big Pink.

Adios for now!

*I find it amusing that sunglass sales in the Pacific Northwest are actually rather high, considering how rarely the sun shines here. My theory is that we lose them during the long rainy stretches, so we buy a lot more than say, Floridians.


Nothing To See Here… — 7 Comments

  1. Breakfast looks good. Nutella is the best! Today I had a handful of cashews for breakfast. Not quite as good as Nutella.

    I am not a morning person either. That’s why I work 1500 – 2300. The perfect shift. My once husband used to wake up singing and whistling. Ugh!

    Have a fabulous trip. Looking forward to lots of pictures.

  2. I think the reason we need sunglasses so badly is that when the sun does come out, it blinds us! We’re like moles. Have fun in Mexico. I’ve been delaying trying out Nutella, but between you and Kris, I may have to give it a try. I will NOT, however, get hooked on Laffy Taffy.

  3. I empathize about your Big Pink Thing. I’m in the process of making a baby blanket and I think it will NEVER end! *sigh* I have a gazillion other projects waiting to be addressed but I can’t start/work on them until this blanket is finished…which it will never be because the thing is ENDLESS!! (Can you sense my exasperation?)

    What kind of tea? I’m a rabid tea fan and am currently on an Earl-Gray-with-Lavendar kick. It is sooooo good!!

    Have a great trip!

  4. enjoy the sunshine while you can find it – there’s only been a small dose here while you were gone today (and it shall promptly vanish tonight, like a good NW winter should do)
    Enjoy the Mimosa’s on that terrace – looks like heaven!