The Amazing Adventures of Tom and Bel

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

And, Done.

Think he likes them?

I've got to get better at the embroidery, but hey -- not bad considering (1) the lack of a pattern (2) these are the first mittens I've made in 10 years. 


Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Actual Knitting

I've been so disgusted with the weather we're having (I live in the NW largely for weather-related reasons) that I refuse to take pictures or indulge in anything resembling acknowledgment of this unforseen, unwanted and most unwelcome snow.
It's made me positively grumpy in a most unpleasant way.

Yesterday, however, I decided to take some positive action:

Know what it is?


Saturday, December 13, 2008

3 Years

Today is the third anniversary of my brother's passing.
I think of him -- and miss him -- every day. There is an Antwyon-shaped hole in my heart that can never be filled.

But as I sit here, listening to my niece and nephew giggling and being silly with the baby, the hurt is less raw, the ache less intense. I see him in their faces, with beautiful dark eyes and gorgeous long lashes, and I'm comforted. Though life will never be the same, it is still good.


Thursday, December 11, 2008

Go Baby, It's Your Birfday