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Goals for the 26th year
  • Quit Smoking.

  • Write to Someone I Admire (Can be anyone from friend to celebrity).

  • Send 27 Post Cards (I miss connecting with people outside of the internet).

  • Leave the State for vacation.

  • Pay off my credit cards.

  • Give handmade gifts for special occasions. (Due to my schedule, I will give as many as I can)

  • Publish writing.

  • Sky dive or bungee jump.

  • Start a work out routine.

  • Debate with someone and try to see their side.

  • Walk for a cause.

  • Take a dance class.

  • Read a book a month (at least).

  • Give a gift to a stranger.

  • Hang out with my brother more often.

  • Seek Grammar/Writing Education Opportunities.

  • Volunteer my time outside of school.

  • Stop to reflect on the good things. (May decide to blog it, may decide to write it down in a journal).

  • Maintain a sick time balance at work.

  • Save up for a cushion/emergency fund.

  • Slumber Party/Diva Evening. (I miss sleep-overs!)

  • Learn to walk in heels!

  • Bring lunch to work (at least 3x a week).

  • Take a financial workshop.

  • Learn to cook/cook more often.

  • Go Camping!

  • Stop spending all my money on coffee!

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Thursday, October 25, 2007
I seriously have to start keeping better care the blog The problem is that I am getting to wrapped up in reading that I am not knitting and I know you guys like seeing knitting more than personal posts. -=giggle=-

So to start off, YARN!!

This stuff is too lickable and Pounce gave it to me! She had originally bought it to try knitting me a hat and scarf but for some reason she decided against it and gave me the yarn. I would love and adore her for the hat and scarf set but I love her and adore her even more because the 2 black skeins of this are making me a sweater! Not to mention she made me a nifty Dice Bag! Also, Mucho Mucho Thanks to Moontear for the wonderful early X-mas gift. You are too sweet! I also got this yarn for the Tree Jacket Pattern (SKC KAL).

This yarn for the baby blanket.

Cthulhu loves the sheepies and the yarn. He's not evil, I promise. Then the baby also gets a baby wrap in this. Isn't it.. um.. bright? -=giggle=-

My mom bought me this..

The book, not an elder god. -=giggle=- She also got me the Beautiful Knitting Patterns Book. Have I mentioned how much I love books like this? It's awesome how they give you the idea of how to do it and you can go from there. =)

I've already swatched for my Tree Jacket and I plan to Cast on that or the baby blanket tomorrow. Probably the blanket because that's what I should be knitting. Or I'll mix over the weekend. A little of this and a little of that. -=giggle=-

I also wanted to post a picture for a contest on Melissa's blog. The Fake Rhinebeck Picture Contest.

I got some Malabrigo in Mint Green.
Some great sock yarn that I can't remember the name of right now!
Some Sweet Sheep - Head Vampyre
And some Misty Meadows by Knitpicks
The little sheepy and Cthulhu also hopped into my basket. =P

Have I mentioned how I had intended to go to Rhinebeck? Did I mention that I had to use the money saved to buy new brakes and rotors? Did I mention how bitter I am about that? I didn't think so. Oh well.. Next year. Next year.

Alright guys, that's it for the yarn. I'll post a couple of interesting points of my week tomorrow. Grim's B-day is this weekend so it's unlikely I will be on much. So to keep you in suspense, the next blog will include:

A. What the doctor said about my tummy.
B. What the Vet said about Kiya's tummy.
C. What happened at the Country Wool Yarn Store.
D. What happened at the Double Date last Friday

Okay, night night all!

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