Saturday, June 30, 2007

Racing around

I was thinking that summer would be this wonderful time to relax. No school or school activities, kids home to help me get things done. Um, that is not working out so well for me. I think I am just as busy, or maybe more so. I have been running The Sporty One back and forth to driver's training for the past 3 weeks, packing for camping, working on a way-bigger-than-I-thought-it-was-going-to-be committee and cleaning up after 3 kids. What was I thinking. I just want to be laying in the sun by a pool with a margarita!
This is the only thing I have finished this week. One of my "neutral" socks. I did work a little more on the lace stole too, but I am still not nearly finished.

We are leaving today for camping. A whole week up north. We are going to Traverse City with some friends and staying at the state park. The Cherry Festival will also be going on, so we should have lots of fun.

The trailer is almost packed and we should be leaving in a couple of hours. The only drawback is I will have NO COMPUTER ACCESS when we are gone (breathe, Lisa, breathe). I can handle it I think. I have packed lots of good knitty stuff to keep me busy, just in case.

That's one pile. Some good books, graph paper (in case a design hits me lol), my current "neutral" projects, some sock yarn for the girls etc.

Oh yeah, I brought this basket too. Stuff for slippers, socks, dishcloths, a whole CONE of Zephyr! Yupp, I am ready!

Thanks for all your great comments about the neutral projects and whether or not you rip your "eh" stuff. I am bringing the pink sweater along with me, just in case I decide I still like it.

13 comments:

trek said...

I love the white sock!

The Regia in the bag would make lovely Jaywalkers - hint, hint.

You are so lucky that you wake up before your kids: mine's a cross between a robin (up at the crack of dawn) and a fish (always in the water).

Susan Pandorf said...

You're going to God's Country!Lucky you!I have two weeks to go before I head "up north" to Leland (just north of Traverse on the little finger peninsula.) I am hoping the yarn for my Cherry Country Shawl gets here before I leave. It's the perfect project for that perfect place.

Enjoy your vacation. Make sure you check out the LYSs while you're there. My favorite is Yarn Quest ( doesn't that sound noble?)

"It's not a hobbie, honey. It's a quest!"

Blessings!

tiennie said...

Have a great time knitting and camping!

Opal said...

I definitely think you've got enough yarn for the trip. Definitely. *grin*

Have a great time. I'm going to miss you!

PS. The sock is fabulous. All that snow white goodness is making me rethink the idea that white socks for myself would be a bad idea.

Shelley said...

The sock looks wonderful!

Have fun and enjoy the camping - and try to get lots of knitting done (tell the kids you are on vacation and they are responsible for themselves, lol).

Catherine Kerth said...

looks like your ready! woo hoo! have fun ;)

AlisonH said...

There's a whole lot of happiness in one cone of Zephyr. Mine's white, so that I can turn it into any color I want. (And have been.) Have a great trip!

Janelle said...

Oh, your packing for a trip looks exactly like mine! I can't leave for even three days without at least two WIPs and two ready to cast on "just in case."

Have a great trip!

Alpaca Granny said...

Do you travel up 127 to TC? If so, you are about a mile from our farm. Enjoy your vacation much.

The_Add_Knitter said...

Love your neutral sock!

Nothing like 'going up north' to hopefully give you some precious knitting time...

JeanTownsend said...

wish i knew where you got the cone of zephyr? hurry home.

www.knittingnutter.com said...

Have a fabulous trip! Looks like you're ready.

Tarilyn said...

Your sock is lovely! Have a great trip! Looks like you have more than enough knitting projects to work on!