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We Buy All the Yarn

 For the last couple of years I’ve been toying with starting a Temperature Blanket.  I spent a lot of time in early January trying to find the perfect yarn colors and temperature scale along with a knit pattern that included both the highs and lows.  I wanted my blanket to be as extreme as possible.  I scrolled through yarn websites and looked at yarn stores but always came away overwhelmed when attempting to coordinate the color scheme.  So by mid January I had the even started.   Early February he came to visit me and I was still talking about this project, though by now I was over a month behind.  He encouraged me to go ahead and do it and we went to the craft store together.  I immediately, as usual, got overwhelmed with all the choices (or lack there of). I had decided that I would do a 12 color scale, and that’s as far as I’d gotten.  At this store I could not find 20ish colors in the same yarn that I liked.  I was just going to give up on the whole thing.  Then he started pullin
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Table for One

 I’ve been thinking about writing a blog for awhile.  It’s not that I think I’m interesting or that anyone out there cares about what I’m doing- but I just have this compulsion to put my thoughts into writing.  So this afternoon as I’m sitting in a fancy French restaurant in a little coastal town I knew it was time.  I get to travel a lot.  Sometimes to places that nobody wants to go to, and sometimes to little mini paradises.  However, most often I travel alone.  Even when I have coworkers traveling along, I tend to spend a lot of time alone as I’m terrible awkward and introverted.   So today, I’m exploring. Here I am walking around a town that they make Hallmark movies about.  Small town feel, quiet coast, a few tourists and lots of locals.  I’ve been fasting the last two day (that’s another story), so today is my feast day.  I find an upscale French restaurant with patio dining and request a table.  It’s perfect, weather, scenery, layout, everything.  I get there just as they open f