Monday, May 17, 2004  

One Foot in California

I have reached that stage of pre-vacation where I am so ready to be THERE, but I'm still here. {sigh}. Well, Wednesday morning will come soon enough, I'm sure!

I haven't been making great strides with Slosh... I'm on the ribbing section of the back, and it's pretty boring to knit. Plus, at this point, I'm fairly positive that I won't get past the ribbing before I leave, and I'm only taking socks with me for knitting on vacation. And I would have taken a picture, but it's pretty boring. Maybe I'll be motivated tonight and I'll snap a pic of the endless ribbing and also of the extra cute alpaca sock I've started in preparation for my plane rides! :)

I did, however, get almost all of my packing done this weekend...

... with help from Cricket, who apparently thinks that all suitcases, boxes, and bags that come into the apartment are there entirely for her amusement (she's right, of course!) The only things left to pack are the "last minutes" (a.k.a. all the shower stuff), and, oh yeah, that bridesmaid dress that I'm supposed to wear next sunday. Think my friend would mind if I forgot it?

Speaking of Cricket sitting in things, though- I've just about given up on my poor little fern- not only has Cricket decided it is a salad bar, but she's also figured out that it makes a very comfy chair:

I'm growing her a new crop of kitty-grass, but I think it may be too late to save the fern.


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