That the snow is supposed to arrive. The forecast has gone from 2 inches to 6 to 8 inches. Hmmmm. 9 times out of 10 it goes around our fair city. But who knows?
The temperatures certainly dropped a lot. I had to turn the furnace up a bit last night.
I had a bit more productive evening last night. I cleaned up the kitchen. I made two batches of hummus — one for me and one for the worship leader. I will take his to practice with me this evening. My dinner last night consisted of four meatless stuffed grape leaves, some hummus, and a bit of labneh, and two pieces of pita bread. It was very good! The pug likes hummus, so I gave her a bite on a small piece of pita. Lately when she begs for treats or sits at my feet staring up at me while I am eating a meal, I give her a baby carrot to satisfy her. Much better than the cheese and peanut butter that the fashionista always gave her. Of course, if I chose to discipline that behavior I would not have to feed her anything. But she gives me that longing sad look with her one good eye — and I melt. Eh. The pug has grown on me.
I washed my bedding last night and remade my bed.
I measured the socks the worship leader gave me and wrote down the measurements so I can give his socks back to him tonight. And then I started rummaging through bins of yarn. I was searching for two skeins of dark green wool that I thought might be nice paired with the tan alpaca that I was also looking for. When I found the dark green yarn, it turned out to be an acrylic, so back in the bin it went. I did find the tan alpaca — two skeins — perfect. Then I went digging through the sock wool and couldn’t find a thing to go with the alpaca for these hunting socks I want to knit. Then I remembered that I bought some organic wool a while back that might be nice. It was upstairs in my bedroom, so I went searching through the yarn in my room. The organic wool — 6 skeins — 3 different colors — all wrong. Then I finally spied two skeins of dark brown WoolEase — not my favorite, but it will work with the alpaca and be sufficiently thick and warm. So I got out my size 4 dpns and cast on. I worked on the ribbed cuff while listening and half watching the State of the Union last night while the pug chewed on a toothbrush at my feet.
I measured the red/white ball band cloth last night and it is in my bag for lunch time knitting. Two more pattern repeats and then I can bind off. I think I will do a single crochet edge around it just to finish it off.
So, my mantra for today is snow snow stay away.