TONIGHT the Mister reached inside a bowl full of names of those who have left comments in hopes of winning a hand-knitted scarf by Yours Truly.
The scarf was fun to knit and was a great way to begin the new year, with a finished project - the best kind of project, if you know what I mean. There are just too many of those half-finished ones laying around as it is already.
The Mister said, "So, you have to pay people to read your blog."
And, of course, I cannot say I don't now. But really, it is a fairly human desire to share the things we make. I can only wear so many scarves and it's so much fun to get something in the mail. Fun to send them also.
This drawing was truly on the up-and-up. He picked and opened the slip of paper ... and it was ... my pal in Athens, Ga., Miss Candace of EyeCandy fame! Congratulations. I have your address already, so I will send it along as soon as it is blocked and looking just right. (However, if I dilly-dally and don't get it to you promptly, please remind me of my promise.)
Today, in Oregon, here in the Willamette Valley, there was black ice on the road. (Quel horror!) However, we are told there will be temperatures in the 50s tomorrow. I, for one, cannot wait!
I have been working on a new, vibrant banner for this blog. My Web guru, Christy, has revealed the secrets. Now to make it happen. Be on the watch for something new - and, hopefully, eye-catching - femminismo