And it is SO very lovely outside! It’s been snowing all day and I have loved sitting and watching those flakes gently fall. Is there anything better than waking up to a white world? Methinks not.
How have you all been? I know it has been a terribly long time since I last wrote. To give you an idea why, here is what my life looked like for most of the last month:
Yikes. Books. And more books. I don’t think that actually covers half the number of books I was checking out and lugging from library to dorm room to library. It was exhausting…hence the caffeine.
I did survive finals, however and have been happily nestled back at home with the fam. We enjoyed a lovely Thanksgiving and have since been gearing up for the holidays. Lately I’ve been knitting like a maniac. I’m trying to do an entirely homemade Christmas this year and it is going to be CHALLENGING. But I know I can do it, and it keeps me busy.
When not knitting — and plowing my way through tv shows — anything from Grey’s Anatomy to Battlestar Gallactica to BBC’s Wallander — I read, cook or run errands with the fam. Throw in the occasional movie and you have a perfectly lovely break. Last weekend we went to see Thor which, while overall poor did have Tom Hiddleston…who makes everything better. Speaking of which…gotta watch The Hollow Crown this break…
Can anyone say no to Patrick Stewart, Julie Walters, Jeremy Irons, John Hurt, and Tom Hiddleston?
No one can. Especially when they’re performing Shakespeare.
I’m also trying to keep up my goals. So far I’ve been able to practice yoga at least once-a-week, which feels good and I’m getting better about the gluten/sugar thing. I totally fell off the wagon for Thanksgiving. I mean…pie. It is a beautiful thing, and I couldn’t say no after I worked so hard to create these beauties…
Nonetheless things go on. I just ordered Anna Karenina, which should be here soon, and I’m planning out my sweater. I might go patternless for it, so it’s taking some thinking before I start. Also Christmas knitting is definitely going to get in the way, but we’ll see how things go.
How are you all doing? Any new holiday goodness in your lives?