My Zick Zack Scarf/Shawl is not zooming along as fast as I would like. I actually did not knit for over a week after returning home from our short trip. So much work to do and things to catch up on at home left me with no time to knit. But this past weekend I was able to get moving on it. I needed to lighten my heavy heart so I watched Bridget Jones Diary, and Bridget Jones, The Edge of Reason to make me smile while I knit away on this project. Give me a little Colin Firth any day to lighten my mood, he is my all time celebrity crush. If he were to walk up to my door and ask me to go away with him, I am going, I am just saying, I am leaving every thing and every body and I am going with him. I am making this Zick Zack for my friend Sue who just lost her husband, our dear friend. It was a tough weekend with the celebration service for his life on Saturday, my husband had to speak at it, he did a wonderful job. I think she might like an actual hug to pull around herself in her sadder moments. That is why I am trying to get this done as fast as I can, which is actually turning out to be not very fast at all.
Upon returning home from the service and the gathering afterward, I found this amazing surprise in my mailbox. From my darling and wonderful friend Tammy. How did she know I would need a little surprise from a dear friend right at that very moment? Tammy you are just the best. Thinking of me and knowing the exact time I might need a special something in the mail to pick up my spirits. A thousand thank yous are being sent your way for always being so positive, uplifting and seeing so much beauty in life. You are an inspiration to me every day and I thank you for your amazing gift. The dream catcher is already up in my studio/office just waiting to catch my dreams, and the wonderful book is ready to write them all down in. Tammy your are such a special person, I am so glad we are friends.
Talk about an inspiration, this little guy inspires me every day. We rode in a van in Wisconsin and he loved it. So now we have to play, "van" almost every day. I wasn't getting much done with all the playtime so I made up a van for him to drive his friends around. Doesn't he still look so little when his glasses are off and he has his footie pj's on? He is now officially on the weight and growth chart. He is hovering between the 3-5% for both but we are finally on it in both areas so that is what is most important!
I am missing the wonderful time we had in Wisconsin to just be with Little Buddy. I thought I would show you how we don't always look so perfect. Oh yes we have lots of fun, but I have wrinkles and a saggy neck, and he squints, but it doesn't matter because I simply adore this little boy of mine. He makes me laugh and smile every single day. I am so blessed he has entered my life and is a part of my family.
While in Wisconsin he ate every meal in a high chair made by his Great, Great Grandfather on my MIL's side of the family. This is the same man who made that amazing wooden and marble table I have shown before on my blog. I think it is so special that Little Buddy now has a history with this precious chair. It once also converted to a stroller, but now only has two of the original wheels. My husbands Father once was cleaning out the garage and put this by the curb for the garbage man to pick up, My MIL was not at home at the time and her best friend, and next door neighbor, saw it and rescued it, thank goodness for that! Not sure my FIL was allowed to clean out the garage again after that episode.
I will leave you with a messy face smile to lighten your day. Hope you have a wonderful week.