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Stop the presses!!!

17 Aug

Holy cow, it has been awhile my friends. My iPhone 4S just got fixed and I have a case on my iPad mini so I can now update my blog from the train with pics more often.

I have been working full time and over time and have no time to knit. I’m sooo tired by the time I get home that I just veg out on the couch and fall asleep about 9 everything. Ugh

I started knitting a baby “yoda” sweater for a girlfriend of mine…but I’m only four rows (yes four) in. Haha so I guess it’s not really started… I am still knitting my boyfriend sweater. Still. It has been the absolute perfect weather for it here lately in nj. So it seems I may not be able to wear my boyfriend sweater at all this year. Ha. Go figure

Thanks do reading, glad to be back!


“Pink, gold and glittering”

27 May

What a nice relaxing holiday weekend this was. It was my first weekend off after my first week at work. I’ve never had a job that was Monday through Fridays, so it was nice to experience my first work weekend and the relief that comes with that. I did bring a few papers home on Friday to enter into our database ::eyes widen in horror::

The shore was so nice, a bit windy for my taste but still nice. The sun came out and I sat on the beach, knitting of course, in my long sleeves, sweater and jeans. The feeling of rubbing your feet though the top most layer of the warm, gritty sand is irreplaceable. I don’t really care if my sweater gets a little sandy, it’s mine anyway. I think I am going to finish the next two rows of the raglan increases and put it on scrap yarn and try it on again. Finger crossed that I don’t have to do any ore increases. I feel like it takes me so long to do a two row set because I’m counting my stitches after each increase row to make sure I don’t have to go back rows and rows of 300+ stitches if thee is a mistake ::cough cough::

No pics, but I will take some soon of the progress of the sweater :). Heather


23 May

Jenny, Jenny who can I turn to?  (sorry readers, the song as been stuck in my head for days lol)


Knitting on the train has allowed me to do knit two rows per day.  I have to catch two trains everyday and I really can only knit on one of them (the other one, is really greasy and may be standing room only sometimes).  I am almost at 100 stitches more than the pattern called for at the sleeves to make room for underarms…and I want this to be a “boyfriend” style, so loose and baggy.  I’m afraid to put it all on scrap yarn, only for it not to fit yet and have to put all 300-and-something stitches back on the needles.  Well, I have two hours before I have to walk to my first train, maybe I will do it…maybe.  🙂


Work has been great.  Today, Thursday, is my fourth day.  I work for a hospital, Cooper University Hospital and I am part of the employee activity/employee concierge service office.  There are three of us total in the office, including my manager.  It is such a variety everyday, seeing so many doctors, nurses and other staff that wants to order lunch or cakes and send packages across the world…we do it ALL.  It’s kind of like when you call down to the concierge at the hotels, they know everything and where to go to eat and how to get to places.  It’s the same except we order whatever they want and get it delivered or send out their dry cleaning to our dry cleaning vendor….yadda yaddda yadda.  There is a lot of computer work entry, so it’s nice to have my own desk too.  


It has also been nice to have most of my morning to get ready for work.  I don’t walk to the train until 11:30, so I have time to press my outfit for the day and do my hair in nice updo styles and still not rush.  Rushing is when my entire day then gets chaotic.  It is like a ripple effect.


until next time, Heather

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