plum texan: adventures in being me.

September 9, 2007

Feast or famine

Filed under: Uncategorized — by plumtexan @ 8:23 pm

I just realized that’s how it’s going to be around here, at least for a while. Right now we’re at the “famine” stage. You see, I just put in something approximating 2/3 of a workday in time, but thanks to the magic of being at home closed in a quiet room with no one interrupting me, it equals at least a full day, if not a day and a half, of actual work.

With, of course, the added benefit of delivered Indian dinner, plus an adorable husband and cats to cuddle on stand-up breaks.

All this to say that while my interest in keeping all dozen of you informed about my latest snoozeathon goings-on has not waned, my ability to do so is hampered for at least another three weeks. Last week’s photo fest was an anomaly inspired by two solid work-free days (you’ll note that I didn’t actually get an entire holiday weekend) and sufficient sleep. I’ll be bucking to hang on to the sufficient sleep, but my brain will still be a fritter until the last weekend of the month.

I’m rather itching to give y’all more, and it’s available! Cat pictures. Yarn pictures. Pictures of more yarn molesting my MacBook. Progress updates. I’m going nuts to cook and bake again, and I’m getting through even more of the clutter, a little bit at a time. If my workload were normal, I don’t think anyone would recognize my house, much less this blog…for I would be achieving previously unimagined levels of productivity.

But alas, all I can do is yammer. And also mention that since my brain is rather taxed, I took the Red Shawl Dammit back up temporarily, and managed a lovely non-wool new-ball join thanks greatly to TECHknitting’s advice in several posts (yes, I’m being lazy about this part). Having something to keep my hands busy also satisfied my need to multi-task and helped prevent me from becoming distracted by the Internets as I worked. Now if they’d just let me do it at the office…’course, I might be tempted to use my sharp-pointed sticks for endeavors not related to fiber artistry…

And to my Thursday-night knit sibs (tm Brenda Dayne) – believe me, I was not fit for public consumption or any kind of knitting last week; I hope this week is different, but it’s not entirely likely. So the Forest Canopy sits, still missing a YO and not getting any more finished.

Rest assured that y’all will be the first to know if another anomaly comes along. Oh, how I miss my rather limited sanity.

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