Wednesday, July 4, 2007
happy birthday, america!
the flag cookie cake we made for Marc to take to his golfing buddy party. So Sara and I could enjoy a chick flick 4th! We just got back from the seeing Evening. Which we totally loved! hard to imagine how they could get that many wonderful actresses - and some very good looking actors - all into one movie. And now we're enjoying the Monk marathon, to be followed by a Friends marathon before the Lenox Square fireworks come on TV. And the yummy cornbread salad for dinner with lemon sorbet, blueberries, strawberries and raspberries - the red, white and blue! - for dessert. ...of course on trays :-)
And an update from this morning's yarn shopping. Totally fun. There were ladies there knitting socks...and lots of beautiful sock yarn...and I succumbed...but for a very elementary pattern, on size 3/4 needles instead of the size 1's that the fools rush called for. Elise (lovely lady who owns the new-favorite yarn store) suggested the size 1 pattern might be better for "not my first pair of socks"! Turns out fingerless glove yarn was also talking loudly. So I bought it, too. A beautiful handpainted yarn, perfect weight for the perfect pullover, will be arriving in August. Perfect timing if I can really knit these two projects before then! So, four balls of yarn for two projects:
yes, the sock yarn was talking hibiscus!