Ahh the George Michael(I so still love this man!)Freedom 90 - George Michaelsong is running through my head..
Today was my last day with students. I'm thrilled to be done, but really overall I liked the kids in my class this year! (Sure some drove me crazy on a daily basis-but they all have good qualities). I started out thinking that this year was going to be so awful, after getting laid off last year on the last day of school. Then being called back to teach 5th grade instead of 1st which is what I'd taught for for 9 years. Then it turned out that hey I like this age. I don't think I'd go back to first grade again (unless I had too). So this year turned out so much better than I thought, and now I can actually kind of look forward to fall. But I'm also really looking forward to this summer. Last year was soo bad not knowing if I was going to be called back to my job or where I would be. I'm very thankful that it all worked out so well. It went so much better than I ever expected. (so if any of my students find this blog-thanks to you guys too!)
Anyway, I have big plans in mind for this summer! I have lots of knitting and sewing plans! First on my list though is to "air out the stash"! Yarn and Fabric. I seriously need to look at some of my older projects and decide what to do with them. I want to go through everything in those 2 (yes 2) rooms. I plan on getting both of those things done next week! I also need to get my sewing machine tuned up, should have done that before school got out.
I'm pretty much in summer mode with my knitting at this point I'm almost done with my Tina Tank from Berocco I'm using stash yarn that I bought on a cruise in Key West back in 2006! It's cotton twist from Berocco in a color that looks like the inside of a conch shell(Morandi mix I think). It reminds me of Key West. I hope to finish up the front this week.The back is done and blocking. The Lotus Blossom tank is up next in my que!
A new project was also calling me...it's called the Bailey Felted Purse (I can't find any references to it on Ravelry or the web!) Anyway it's a cute bag made out of 3 skeins of Cascade 128. I'm using a fuchsia tweed. Thought it'd be fun.
Also my poor baby Abby had to have surgery a little over a week ago. She had a fatty tumor removed from her side, so she had a pretty big incision. she's had to wear t-shirts since her surgery to keep her from messing with the stitches. Well turns out she loves her shirts. Since she's so big- 87 pounds, she's been wearing ladies shirts. She has some fun colors now...I can't find doggie ones in her size. She just looks so darn cute in them! She is finally getting back to her normal ornery self. She gets her stitches out on Thursday. We'll probably keep her in her shirts for another week or so, so the wound heals up good.
OK Enough rambling for today!