This morning, I wasn't feeling a whole lot better. I tried to convince myself that I felt well enough to go to church, but I didn't succeed. Former Group Leader Rod told me a few weeks ago that his church shows their services on TV, so that's where I went to church today--Burning Bush Missionary Baptist Church. Funny thing is, the camera swung away from the preacher for a moment, and there he was, Former Group Leader Rod, with his big ol' head filling up the screen.
I must remember to tease him about that Tuesday when I go back to work.
Anyway, the weekend wasn't a total waste. Remember those shorts I sewed like three weeks ago? I finally got the elastic ran in the waistbands. One pair, I got the elastic a little too loose, and need to go back and tighten it up, but other than that, they are finally finished.
I solved the problem of my too low cut work shirts. I had an old t-shirt that I'd intended to throw away, but just never got around to it. So, I cut it up and sewed it into place. I think it's cool. It gives the shirt a layered look without the added bulk (and heat) of wearing a t-shirt under it.
I've already sewed darts into the pirate shirt, but if they feel too bulky after actually wearing the shirt all day, I will rip the darts out and sew a piece into it the same way. I've got an old gray t-shirt that'll look good with it. Heck, I may just do it anyway, but on another day when I'm feeling better.
I got another hat finished.
This is the one I'm designing. I knit this hat from my notes, and it turned out OK, which means my notes are OK. Now, I just need to write it all up in a way that makes sense to other people.
I knit a few rows on my AMS 11, but it is already July. That means I need to start cranking out the hats so that they'll be done in time for Christmas care packages. So I set the shawl aside and cast on this one:
They go pretty fast when you just knit a plain hat.
Later, I spent a few minutes cleaning up my office. OK, it's not really an office, I just say that to make me feel important. Anyway, whatever you want to call it, I spent a few minutes cleaning it up. There, amongst the old receipts and bills paid years ago, I found this:
Me, in Pompeii, in June of 1992. Wow, you may say. You sure have a lot of photos of yourself in Pompeii, don't you? Well, yes I do. I went there a lot. It was easy to get there by train, and reasonably priced to get in. It kind of became the thing to do on days that I didn't have anything ...um...to do.
But right now, I think the thing to do is for me to go to bed.