Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Glued Back Together

Mum informed me that I hadn't blogged for a whole week and that she was tired of checking and seeing nothing new. So Mum, this one is for you.

It's been really busy here at chez Bear Ears. Every time I feel like I'm getting close to being productive again, life takes a swing at Connor and I and I'm back to feeling unproductive pattern-wise. The most recent incident occurred this weekend. Sunday, Connor had a terrible cold, so I went out, did some errands, came back and made him a sandwich. Or at least I tried. I'm used to my parents' dull bread knives, not the sharp one we have. I held the bread at an inappropriate spot and poor sick Connor had to take me to Urgent Care. Thanks to his work's wonderful insurance, it didn't set us back much, but it is interfering with my knitting. I can knit, but it is slower. Also, I can't do color work for now. Want to guess what I had planned to knit this week...
No stitches. They just glued me back together.

I'm hoping that the finger incident is the last of a long line of things that have occurred. Last week we dealt with the internet going out twice. It is now resolved, but interfered with blogging and checking blogs. But the reason we encountered any internet problems at all was because we moved. We were in a wee studio apartment and now we are thankful to have a one bedroom. Although it wasn't the size that made us want to leave. I had some prevailing respiratory problems that we were unable to resolve while we were in the studio. But now that we have moved, everything has cleared up.

With more space to play with, Connor and I went to Ikea. While we were there, we saw one of their house displays showing how it is possible to live in 260 square feet. We walked in, curious about how Ikea would do that and then we looked at each other and whispered, "I think this is bigger than the studio we were living in." 
I now have a yarn nook next to one of the windows. It is glorious.

7 comments :

Elaine said...

Oh no D: Your poor finger!!! I hope you are healing up well! So happy for you two having a bigger, better place!

kiwiyarns said...

Oooh, ouch! I'm hoping you'll be back to regular knitting soon. That was a Nasty Incident! However, congratulations on finding a new place! That is awesome!!

woollenwilderness said...

Ouch, that sounds painful! Glad they could glue everything back together, I can see why it would challenge your patience if you can only do slow knitting for a while.

pansneedles.com said...

Yay for a new place! Moving is stressful, but it is so fun to settle in somewhere new, especially when it's somewhere better. That yarn nook is perfect!

Sorry to hear about your finger. Sending you healing vibes!

Andi G said...

Yikes about your finger and Connor's cold. Sounds like not the best of times.
Congrats on the bigger home and respiratory issues clearing up. I often wonder how
Ikea does the whole smaller living thing as well.
Happy to hear that someone else's mother comments on the lack of posts, or in my case finished objects. :)

DKnits said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your finger Audry. Hope it heals fast!

Alicia said...

Oh dear, I missed this! Hope your finger is healing up! And yeah, moving is wonderful... when it's done. Enjoy your new-found space!

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