Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Tired? You can say that again.

My first day back at work and I have realized one thing while I was on holidays. I can't ever retire. EVER. I really missed being at work while I was on holidays. Not that I really love what I do, but that I just love the whole idea of going to work. Seriously. I love going to work. I love the process, I love the ritual, everything. I think the best part of my day is getting up in the morning (minus the trying to decode all the putting together of a fabulous outfit), the commute (all of about 5 minutes) and especially getting my first morning cup of coffee and enjoying it while reading all my new emails (generally spam). I am in love with the ritual of it all. I have been assured by my family (who looked at me as if I was nuts when I mentioned this feeling of mine) that this too shall pass and that one day I will wake up, hate the idea of going to work daily and spiral into that bottomless void that is made up of all the days that you work until you get to those few (and hard earned) vacation days per year. I hope not. And, frankly, what a horrible thought. I will just have to wait and see I suppose. I will certainly let you know once I get there.

Ok, onto bigger and brighter things... I have been a poor updater - so I am pledging to be better at letting everyone know what I am working on. I still have not finished my smock stitch scarf for mumsy. I thought I would have finished it by now, but given the new carpets, construction, and vacation depression, I have not gotten any closer to a FO. I have (in true ADD and jumping on the bandwagon fashion) started a pair of Fetching(s) and I lurve them. They are so soft and snuggly and done in the most luscious olive/gold color of Malabrigo called Jaen.

I think that these will go well with a cup of hot coco on the back deck in the fall while watching the leaves turn and the sun rise. Very romantic eh? I actually think that these will come in very handy on those days that I need to make the three hour drive to our head office in the middle of winter. A cup of Tim Hortons coffee in one hand and a bagel in the other. Very functional.

Also, this weekend is our first anniversary for hubby & me. Yuppers. One year since we were married. I can't believe that a year has come and gone so fast already. And, in true hubby fashion, he has booked us at the same place that we spent our wedding night at. Isn't he great? I think I will keep him.

Last, but not least, I start my first toe up sock class at Make One tomorrow. Very excited. Bunny helped me wind a ball of Lorna's Laces in the Hawaii colorway so that I would be all ready for class. I will post progress pics as soon as there are some. Also, I will leave you with a photo from the weekend. We all went to Global Fest on the weekend to watch the finale of the fireworks competition. It was wonderful and Bunny loved it. Here we are waiting for the fireworks to start. Doesn't Bunny look happy. Personally I think that it was because she got to stay up until 10:00pm (which is a lot later than her actual bed time).

1 comment:

jen said...

I also love going to work. I know exactly what you mean. I love the 8:30-5 days, I actually enjoy taking Calgary Transit. I like the people I work with. But I am glad to come homw after a full day of work.

I'm looking to make a pair of fetching too... How was your guage with Malabrigo? Did you have to make any modifications? The colour you chose is great!