Posts Tagged ‘Canada geese’

What Can I Say? Another Great Day

August 21, 2008

I don’t think it got up to 80 today.  The geese seem confused.  Little groups of them are flying around in different directions with their horns blasting.  Can you imagine what they’d be like if they had drivers licenses?   I would like to say something about Canadians here, but I won’t.

Sanquhar Gloves

Sanquhar Gloves

 

As you can see, much progress was made on my gloves.  I even made it through the dreaded thumb gusset.

Maude helping

Maude helping

Spring is in the Air

February 10, 2008

Our Canada geese laid claim to the island today. They seem to think that it’s that time of the year again. Didn’t they check the forecast? It is supposed to get down to 17 degrees tonight. This will be the third year they have taken it over. Last April when the eggs were hatching, it was in the pouring rain. Linda and I watched with our binoculars from inside our homes. The next day it was sunny and they brought the babies over to our yards. Maude thought, “Breakfast!”. The adults had other ideas. She picked right up on that and made a beeline for the house.

I have started Christine’s mittens. It’s fun so far. I am using the needles I bought from Knit Picks. I really like them. They are very smooth like my old Baleen needles, but do not bend like them. They seem stronger than my other wooden needles, Most of which are Brittany. I tried Lantern Moon, but was not happy and not worth the price.

Zippo printed the pattern for me. He can be quite handy at times.

I’ll probably start Nancy’s gloves later this week. I should have had this contest earlier because she is going to North Dakota this week. Maybe I will put little cables up the fingers.

Tell me. Should I join a Red hat club? I discovered that there are about half a dozen within ten miles of here. I am not sure if I have a Red Hat personality. I do, however, own a red hat.