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:: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 ::

Keeping on Going On


Life has finally settled into a nice routine of work, play, and sleep. I appreciate the fact that I now have a nice little cube to put my socks, a nice little lamp beside my bed, and a nice big blanket to sleep under. (Thank you, IKEA, on all three counts.)

Work is going well. Tourist season is picking up and the weather has gotten nicer, which means tons of time in front of the blender making frappuccinos. Not exactly everyone's favorite pasttime. A little better than ringing, though.

But ringing did get a bunch more fun today--new registers! They have nice big screens and don't lag like our old ones (from two ice ages ago) did. Our recently remodeled store actually looks... super new now. ^_^ No pictures, I'm afraid, but trust me, they rock.

Here's a picture I can provide:



(full size at flickr)

My current knitting project. I love making socks--these are things I'm actually able to use in my everyday life. I think I got this bug from my ceramics sensei: the most beautiful works of art are those you can use everyday. Teacups. Rice bowls. Dishcloths.

The pattern is Charade, and it's a dead easy two row pattern repeat. Thinking about passing slipped stitches over every row helps me keep my knitting loose and even.

My "weekend" (two days off in a row--only happens twice a month or so) starts tomorrow at noon. And how do I plan to celebrate? Grocery shopping, of course! Let the bargains begin! -_^

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