Half the socks that were lurking on the needles are finished.
I have been back in Seattle longer than I lived in Berkeley.
More people are behind me than in front of me on the Ravelry waiting list.
And I have 160 more balls of Shetland yarn! (Balance in yarn is not like balance in other arenas--MORE is BALANCED!) I bought the entire range of Jamieson's Spindrift yarn for the worshop I'll be teaching at Churchmouse Yarns on Bainbridge Island in November ("Personalized Fair Isle: Choosing the Colors You Love"). Take a look:
I ordered the yarn from Two Swans Yarns. It was arranged in the box in lovely color arrangements, which I have ravaged for my own pleasure--and these photos.
And Gingko moved into the dorm at the University of Washington yesterday, capping a hectic few days between hearing that she had a place and the assigned moving-in time. I am, predictably, teary eyed at her absence and relieved that she is grown enough to begin an independent life. Balance!