FO Day - It sounded good at the time
Sep. 3rd, 2011
03:09 pm - FO Day
Today, so far, I have finished my scarf (it is blocking now), bound off my sun hat (high dork factor) and finally added the elastic to the skirt I made last year.
It feels good to say "This is finished" multiple times in one day.
I believe I will leave the socks for now. I'm most of the way through the first one and that has taken ages. Besides, my hands haven't been too happy with the smaller needles, lately. Maybe once the doctors get me unachey again, it'll be easier.
I still need to pickle the peppers my boss grew.
And I need to bake a cake for mom's birthday tomorrow.
And make a margarita pie.
And I need to make dinner out of the squash my boss grew and the sausage frogmaster's co-worker had made. She (the co-worker, not the boss) raises goats and turkeys and chickens. She recently added pigs to the farm. By the end of the month, I will have a half of a pig in my freezer, co-mingling with the half of a cow from my sis-in-law.
I just need a local source of chickens and milk and I will be all set! Also, I need to get involved in the CSA at the local farm. I missed them this past summer. I am really looking forward to fresh vegetables each week!
Now is the time I should sit and ponder the privileges afforded to us just for having been born who we were born. Not everyone has access to or can afford the meat and vegetables we can and have been eating. Making food affordable... Actually, making good food attainable and affordable is a very important part of being a civilized nation. It is something we've been failing at, increasingly more so every year.
Someday, I'll figure out what to do about it, right?