Bad blogger, BAD!

Yes, I know…  I’ve been a very bad blogger!  Just so much stuff to stay on top of, something had to give.  LOL!  Work has been hell, pure hell.  I am so looking forward to vacation in December, I am definitely going to NEED the time to recuperate from this project!

So…  I’ve at least gotten quite a bit of knitting done.  Scarves for holiday gifts, more dishclothes for the kitchen, several Calorimetries for others.  I’m working on a gift for my Dad now, he asked for saddlebags for his Dane, Rocky.  He wants them for when they go to the open markets.  I’ve got everything all knit up, I just have to rethink the fasteners.  I originally used those buckles you have on overalls?  Yeah, they aren’t working out too well, at least not when I try putting it on Leonardo, anyway.  I’m thinking heavy duty velcro is going to be the solution.

Recently, have completed a matching scarf to the Sweeney Todd scarf – another gift!  This one is for my sister – she & her DH can be matching, but not.  LOL!  Same yarn as his scarf, but I used a pattern that was more lacy & made it wider so she can wear it as a scarf OR a wrap.  :)

On the design front…  I really haven’t had much time recently with all the gift making.  *sigh*  I hope to get some sock OTN soon, I want to get something going for my guys for gifts too.

I’m heading out the door for a very slow run…  trying to build back up from the ground floor is SO frustrating!!  But at least the weather is simply perfect for running, it’s finally cooled down.  YAY!  :D  I had wanted to do the Gulf Beaches Half Marathon in December, but I won’t be ready in time for it.  *sigh*  I fully intend to do that race at one point, it is fantastic!

For fun today, I give you this 5 minutes quiz:  How many colors can you name?

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About H3Dakota

Runner. Knitter. Geek. Vegetarian. Dog Lover.
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5 Responses to Bad blogger, BAD!

  1. peony67 says:

    Lovely scarf… isn’t it great that in all that chaos we can always turn back to knitting?

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  2. kv says:

    can’t wait to see the saddlebags!!

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  3. biscotteandcie says:

    Beautiful scarf !!!!

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  4. The Gasparilla half is on March 1st. Personally, that’s a tad too late to run a half in Florida as I prefer freezing over sweating my tail off. I’m not sure what they were thinkin’ when they set the date for that one.

    Of course, there’s always next year.

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  5. H3Dakota says:

    Anett – YES, you are so right, knitting is one thing that keeps me sane (along with running, of course!)

    kv – *grin* I’ve got to pick up some velcro to finish them off… but suspect getting pictures is going to be a challenge!

    Louise – thank you!! :) So happy to see ya!

    Joe – hmmm…. now THAT just might be do-able, though I am in total agreement with you on the temps. If memory serves, last year I was not so happy with the high registration fees, too. Still, I just might want to work towards that, eh? Of course, could always still do the Gulf Beaches & plan to walk a good portion of it… LOL

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