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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!

Knit..Knit..Knit
Saturday, October 3, 2009
I have fallen madly in love with knitting these fingerless gloves! It's a fast, instant gratification sort of project and the color combos are endless. With that thought in mind, I wrote to the designer last week about making a couple of pairs and selling them. She was thrilled to know that I loved her pattern that much and she gave her consent! For right now, I'm only planning on making a couple of pairs to throw on the Hellions merch booth. I've also got a couple of derby girls dying to get a pair that are in team colors. So I cast a pair on.. Here's what they look like prior to seaming:



My seaming needs ALOT of work so I'm taking them to Trumpet Hill tomorrow for a lesson. I'll post pictures when they are finally complete.

Also, fresh off the needles.. The Jeckyl and Hyde hat:



This was knitted up for my Tim Burton Swap partner. I hope she likes it! The pattern was easy to knit up but, should I make it again, I think I'm going to shorten it abit. It just seemed a little too long to be able to roll up nicely.

On the note of the Tim Burton swap, look at all the goodies I got yesterday!



Great package, eh?! I'm particularly happy with the blood choker! It's too cute!

Next on the knitting needles:

1. Another pair of fingerless gloves - Bright pink bottom and neon green body.
2. And this little hat. It's too cute.



Alrighty, I'm all out of things to write about. Happy Knitting!

P.S. My English Lit. teacher lets me knit in her class. It's awesome!!

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Home: Troy, New York, United States
About Me: I am 26 years old. I work, go to school, participate in roller derby and knit every chance I get. Oh, I also love hanging out with my boyfriend (Grim) and two cats (Kiya and Sigh).
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