Sort Of Snow Days

We have had a “sort of” snow day.  We had a dusting overnight and we’ve been enjoying watching the fluffy, light flurries we have been seeing off and on all day.  Though the snow has long since melted into the mud, we’ve been slow to start today, and slow to accomplish much. That’s what “sort of” snow days are about; things like enjoying that the Paperwhites finally bloomed.

 

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And that Mr. Cini is snoozing happily by my feet.

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I’ve also been enjoying my new little llama ornament I got for Christmas.  I have a fierce ache where Jerry belongs, and I love having this little guy as a reminder of him.  One day we will bring home another llama, I promise. Until then my task is keeping this one safe from the kitten, who likes to climb onto the fireplace mantle where he lives and secret him away to chew on him.

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Lastly, days like today are perfect for getting some serious knitting done.

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My Shepherd sweater. Still stuck on the sleeves. Or as my friend Tanya says, “stuck on sleeve island”. I feel like I’ve been working on this one sleeve forever and ever and ever. It’s killing me.  I want to be done so I can wear it. And start THIS year’s Shepherd Sweater!

 

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One thought on “Sort Of Snow Days

  1. Oh yeah, I hear you. The sleeves on Shepherd v.1 definitely took me the longest (out of all the sweater parts — except maybe the hood). I hope it’s still fun though!! 🙂 It’s looking GORGEOUS in that yarn 🙂

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