The chill of Fall is like a well-timed polite cough, reminding us to sit up straight, or check our skirt for any peep of slip or toilet paper, except that Fall gives its reminder of colder days ahead – which means warmer clothes are warranted. That delicate “ahem” gives us pause and we glance around to see what we might have missed. I have a book to read. My to-do list is maintained and duly obeyed. The plants have been taken in (or given a pitch over the back fence, but don’t look over there). The garden plowed under and tucked in bed for next spring. What have I forgotten? Oh yes…my projects.It’s time to do an inventory of all those wonderful ideas I had this time last year. They started so full of hope, so ripe with promise. (Yarnies call them UFO’s…UnFinished Objects.) What do we have here?Spinning Wheel. Check.Black alpaca roving. Check.Knitting needles. Check.Nine-unfinished-projects-that-now-hold-no-interest-to-me-so-I-have-to-take-a-trip-to-the-yarn-shop-and-buy-new-skeins-and-patterns-and-doodads. Ummm, Check.Yes, there’s work to be done, and this weather is the right time to do it. Here are a few of my recent finished items, and those in progress…
There’s more, but I’m too embarrassed to list them all here.
What projects are prophesied for you this fall and winter?
What hobby do you return to each season or year, and why?
- Confessions of a Quitter Starter (micheleblaker.com)
- An Unfinished Life (notthedestinationbut.wordpress.com)