Tuesday, October 09, 2007

best laid plans

I had plans for this weekend (hey, lounging is a plan!)
Seriously - there was an invite to the races, the possibility of a movie, a lazy sunny Canberra Sunday arvo at Edgar's - there were plans!
What I hadn't planned on was getting knocked on my you-know-what by a super sneaky, wicked nasty flu-like illness =(

Friday morning I was fine.
Mum and I had breakfast (and watched morning tv - they were interviewing the national rock scissors paper champion - who knew there was national championship??) while we waited for the heater repair guy to come - he went to the wrong address twice!! (let's not mention the fact that its not really heater weather anymore - I've been working on getting the heater repaired since February!!)
Mum dropped me at work about 11ish, on her way out of Canberra.

By 12 I felt like I had some icky hayfever, which just got worse and by 5:30 I was at home on the couch with a nasty fever.
And apart from the supermarket on Sunday and a half day at work yesterday, I haven't been far from the couch since. ugh.
By happy coincidence most of our amazon order arrived, so I had the Life as We Know It guys to keep me company on the weekend, and yesterday got my hands on my own copy of my favourite - Veronica Mars!!!! (season 1) =)

What I did get done is almost all of the finishing on the jet cardi!!!!
All it needs now is sewing on of buttons - which I picked up on Sunday - huzzah!!!
I'm planning to post shots of the completely finished product - I think the jet cardi deserves a post all of its own =) but I couldn't wait so there's a little sneak preview up there too =)

I have cast on for Mr Greenjeans from the latest Knitty.
Its knit from the top down and I guess I'm about halfway to separating the sleeve stitches out.

So, plans for the rest of today?
Buttons, Greenjeans, Oprah and Veronica Mars. Oh my!

besos =)

5 comments:

  1. Hope you are feeling better.. it has been a Lurgy filled Winter everywhere this year. Oh, Mr Greenjeans, how exciting. The Jet cardi is loooking tantalisingly good!!

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  2. I hope you feel better soon! :) And can't wait to see pics of your finished sweater! I wish I had my own finished sweater to photograph. But I have a day off tomorrow, so perhaps I'll get a bit done then. :P

    I left you a PM on Ravelry - I'm a bit confused about your address? :s Hope you can help me figure it out! :P

    I was a bit puzzled when you said that it's not really heater weather, and I looked down at my feet - I'm wearing two pairs of woolly socks. :D Then I remembered that you're going into summer now.. You lucky...! ;)

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  3. Take care and hope youre better soon. Thanks the little sneaky peak of the jet cardi, cant wait!

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  4. Ooh the jet cardigan looks great. Hope you are feeling better enough to enjoy your couch time.

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  5. Jet cardi looks GREAT!

    Hope you feel better soon! Its' no fun being sick, even when you get time off work ;-)

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