Sunday, December 27, 2015

Verbs and Good Reads

1. Hosting a family party today.
2. Knitting yoga socks with new yarn from Al. 
 3. Tried making BACON CRACK.  
4.  Decided it is messy but unbelievably good. (google it ladies, I've got a party to put on)
5. Thinking about my last year's resolutions
to learn to seam and to LOOK at my knitting. 
6. Realized I didnt' learn to seam!
7. I didn't do some of the things I imagined I'd want to do: 
didn't follow dolphins on a boat
didn't take a photo worth enlarging in a frame
didn't snowmobile
didn't make Lady Kina
 The year was unbelievably good to me in miraculous ways. (more later)  
9. Did go to a new part of the world: The Outerbanks!  Loved it.  
10.Read many more books than in years past partly due to being Retired!   I'll give you a list:  
Alex N Me
Food: A Love Story by Comedian Jim Gaffigan
Sheepish: by Yarn Harlot
Teresa Caputo's book
Lucky Man by Micheal J . Fox
What the Dog Saw by Gladwell
Beautiful Eyes (A father's journey with his daughter with Downs Syndrome)
I am Malala
Foal Play
Deep Down Dark 
Crone's Don't Whine
Hyperbole and a Half
and The ALL of it.  An Irish story


Mereknits said...

A year of exploration and growth. Follow the dolphins in 2016!
Hugs and have a great party,

Caffeine Girl said...

Bacon crack -- love it!
Have a wonderful party today. My family is finally having Hanukkah, but my mom is hosting so it's easy for me!

Tired Teacher said...

I've never heard of Bacon Crack, so I'll check it out. Seaming eluded me in 2015, too. Sigh!

Enjoy your party.

Teresa Kasner said...

It sounds like a good year for you.. being retired is the best, isn't it? Enjoy your party.. we're taking it easy today and all week!
  *H*A*P*P*Y* *N*E*W* *Y*E*A*R*!*
((hugs)), Teresa :-)

Araignee said...

Looks like someone had a very good year. Party hearty my friend. 'Tis the season!

karen said...

I have never ever heard of bacon crack...Merry Christmas!!!

Judy S. said...

One good part of my year was seeing you again last fall!! Enjoy your party!

Delighted Hands said...

Hope you had a great day-I liked the book list-thanks. The knitting looks great!
I am so ready to make a list of goals for the new year-I rarely do them all but I like making the list and have high hopes!

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