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TWiP: Pleasant Weather

I’m in Starbucks this morning, sipping Blonde Roast and doing my taxes. And by “doing my taxes” I mean logging in to the software for the first time this year, and selecting the “file an extension” link 🤑

If you were at all invested in the progression of the Vernal Pool pullover I introduced you to last week, you’ll see by the end of this post that the story has come to a less-than-satisfying conclusion. (Spoiler alert…)

I was satisfied to just let it go for now, but as of this morning I have a renewed interest. Before heading to Starbucks, I grabbed my Rainbow Porthole, threw it over my head and was reminded why I started the new sweater. This porthole is just the best kind of “wear everyday” sweater. The shape is perfect. Everything about it is perfect, except maybe the color scheme. While I like the rainbow thing, it’s not my favorite. I need something in all of those blues and greens that make me happiest. And while I could just make another Porthole Pullover just like the rainbow one, I really want to do something different with the yoke.

So I’m still thinking about the darn thing, and despite the fact that it will surely be too warm to wear a sweater by the time I finish, I do think I may find myself casting on again very very soon.


Well, it looks like I’m out of coffee and out of things to say. I’m going to get myself a free refill, proofread this post, and then go home. Have a lovely weekend!

So, what is This Week in Pictures?

It’s a roundup of the photos I shot for Project 365 (the theme for 2017 is “words”), plus some snapshots I posted on Instagram during the previous week.

= taken with my Canon DSLR
= taken with my Samsung phone

Ready? Cast your mind back to this time last week…



365 : 2017 98/365 – Happy Birthday Eamonn – Game night tonight! And a cake for the boy who turned 14 on Tuesday.



365 : 2017 99/365 – Neil Clarke – Somebody around here is kind of a big deal.



365 : 2017 100/365 – No Parking – It’s been such a beautiful day! And it’s not a bad evening, either. Aidan and I took a short walk around the park after dinner tonight – the first time this year! [Taken at the park.]



365 : 2017 101/365 – Not all who wander are lost – I used to have this magnet on my car. I should put it back – I’ve been doing a lot of lunch-hour wandering lately.



365 : 2017 102/365 – Summer! – We had a few days that were so nice and warm that it inspired me to get out the Summer music for my drive 🙂 [Taken at the gas station.]



365 : 2017 103/365 – Blended – It’s 7pm and I’m brewing coffee on the front steps. I really hope this jar full of odds and ends is at least half decaf, or I’m in for a long wakeful night.



365 : 2017 104/365 – Closer than they appear – It’s been a good week for driving with the windows open!

Thanks for taking a peek at this week’s photos! If you want to see this stuff as it happens, please feel free to follow me on Flickr and/or Instagram.

I may already have plans to blog about some of these things in greater detail over the coming week, but be sure to leave a comment if there’s something in particular you want to know about!


This Week in Pictures 


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  1. Awww, sorry about the sweater, Lisa. I hate it when that happens! :/ At least when it’s finished it will be how you want it…nothing worse than finishing something you won’t wear…hugs though. It will be beautiful when you do finish. 🙂
    Pretty cake!

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