I have always respected the difficult job that single parents face. At least I thought I did. I have a whole new appreciation and level of respect for them!
I thought in the middle of a heated discussion with my 14 yo that perhaps I should take out my knitting to calm myself down. But then I would have sharp objects in my hand. Maybe not so good. Lets just say a quick way to get a 14 yo real mad is to ask a (potential) boyfriend calling on the phone to identify himself before handing over the phone. I realized later that she may have been so upset with me in part because she was unhappy with how the conversation went.
Is there a code for teen behavior? Is there some secret manual that someone forgot to send me? Where are the instructions?
I have two socks on one needle! I'm so excited. I'd really like to show it off, but dh took the good camera to Mexico and I can't find the crummy one.
A random thought: how old does a WIP have to be before it's too late to pick it up again? Is there an expiration date? Should there be?
For anyone who might be interested in ancient Mayan ruins or the rain forest, here is a link to my husband's project - there are supposed to be notes from the field...