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I’ve been whittling away at that book pile.

This week has felt like a jumble of books and boxes.  I’m not used to all of this business at one time!  But there’s good news.  The book pile is…

More progress

…nearly gone!  I just have to weigh this last batch, print the postage, and plop them down on the front steps for my poor, persecuted letter carrier to take.  I tell you, she was none too happy with me yesterday.  The kids and I even helped carry the boxes to her truck, but still – not a smile out of her.

Oh well.  At least this is the last batch, right?

Well, sort of.  These boxes are all from the weekend’s orders.  I still have to pack up Monday-Thursday orders… At least those are not going to be so heavy.

I’m sorry, Ms. Mailman. Please forgive me!

On another note…

365 day 314 - Trenza Mitts in progress

Aidan’s sweater is coming along.  I finished the first sleeve last night – just one more sleeve and a hood left to go! I rewarded myself in the form of a little break from stockinette, and cast on for these Trenza Mitts.  I think I can finish them in time for my mother-in-law’s birthday in nine days.   I think they’ll go nicely with this neckwarmer I made her a few years ago.  Oh, it’s going to be nice to work with cables for a change!

P.S. Like that neckwarmer? In case you missed it, I wrote up a tutorial + video blog about it last week.

The kids have today and tomorrow off.  I’m hoping to get out from under books & boxes and do something fun with them soon.  Wish me luck!


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4 thoughts on “Progress

  1. Isn’t that the business of the mail carrier — to carry mail?! So maybe she should give you a cookie for generating so much business for the USPS. Yea!

    1. Hmm, yes, I suppose that’s true! I just always feel that I’m asking them to go above and beyond when I saddle them with 100 pounds of packages in one day 😉

  2. The Postal Carrier should have a smile on her face, they get paid a percantage for all pkgs. I didn’t know this until my mail carrier told me, he said the month of december I made him a little extra money

    1. Interesting. I hadn’t heard that. I doubt my letter carrier has heard it either, judging from her reaction 😉

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