After a very tough week at school for Little Buddy including two long emails from his teachers about his behavior and lack of work, four extra hours of work on Wednesday because he did not work in school, and a record five apology notes written, two to friends for ramming them with his walker and three to teachers for not listening, well this was the exact card I needed to see. I bet he wanted to write, "My Mom is mean," because he tells me that a lot, but his teachers would never allow it. He also tells me I am not going to be part of the family anymore if I am not nice! Oh Lord, give me strength. I love the last sentence the best, apparently I must say, "no" a lot! And I do have to question the, "cutie" thing, one thing I am not is a cutie.
Sunday, February 14, 2021
On Valentine's Day....................
Happy Valentines Day for those of you in the mood to celebrate a bit. With so much still going on in the world it seems a bit silly to celebrate something that feels a bit frivolous this year. With so many ill, so many losing loved ones, so many worried about people they love that are hurting or ill. With the continued ridiculous politics here in the US and the spineless hypocrites who have done even more damage to our country by not voting to impeach our former president, not that we expected anything less, well life seems a bit overwhelming doesn't it?
Still it is nice to take a deep breath and to just pause and think of something nice, even for a few minutes. So here is a little love from one very special boy who finished a project on Neil Armstrong and a book report this weekend, that is something to be grateful for! And yes his shirt says, "My Mom is my hero." Wonder who got that for him?
This giant grey blob is the Greyscale Poncho by Jess Compton. It really kind of is a big blob but it is a big blob you want to wear when it is chilly out. Or at least I think I will because it is currently pretty warm and humid out here in Florida. Made with about 930 yards of Lion Brand Touch of Alpaca in the color Oxford Grey. I used a size M hook to make this, and believe me I seemed to have trouble with this super basic pattern because I had to start it over several times. I think my brain is just on super overload right now and can't handle even the simplest project. In big news I just ordered yarn to knit a sweater, yup, I actually said the word knit. This is Mereknits after all even though Mere rarely knits these days.
The boys had a Valentines bath today out by my pool this morning. They are currently looking all forlorn outside my window. They never seem to understand they need to be out there a while to dry.
And if you made it this far this is your laugh for the week. When Little Buddy wore his 100 day of school shirt his teacher took photos of the kids and put a filter on it to make them look 100 years old. He looks so funny!
Stay safe and have a wonderful week.