Still plugging away on the prayer shawl. I'm at the point that it seems like I am getting nowhere.....but the yarn is disappearing fast. Blah.
I bought some absolutely yummy Chasing Rainbows handpainted silk (in the "More Teals" colorway); it arrived Monday. Yum! I can't wait to clear off a bobbin and jump in - I'm seeing laceweight 2-ply here, for a shawl for *me* (once I find the perfect pattern.) I don't think I can get it done by January 1...so I'll take my time on it. I still have Christmas prezzies to finish!
Kids are doing great. They've been in swimming lessons for the past 2 weeks - today is the last day. Herself is going to pass the Red Cross Level 2 exam (she's doing a little better, but not quite up to Level 3) and Himself will easily pass the Level 1 (he's doing a lot of Level 2 stuff, but not consistantly.) *I* feel better - there's less chance he'll drown now (but, he's Fearless. Totally fearless. *sigh*)
We're scheduled to pick up the bitch mare Sunday. This should be fun. J. refuses to let me do it myself - he's afraid I'll hurt myself again. I keep telling him *I* didn't hurt myself, the stupid horse hurt me, but whatever. I won't complain - time alone, in the truck, with no kids? I'll take it and run! *g*
Anyone got any hints on how to plan a 2nd marriage that'll include the kids, but not be so over-the-top that it's ridiculous? I'm hitting a wall here......simple (think, cheap!) is what I'm looking for here.