Catching Up

Whew.  Almost three weeks since my last post.  That’s crazy.  And now it’s September.  That’s even crazier.  Where did the summer go?  As I’ve told you, things have been crazy around here for a few months and now that things are sort of, kind of, a little bit not as crazy, I’m trying this:

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Here’s what’s been going on….

I made some more pickles:

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I worked on my Rhombus Feather Shawl:

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It’s coming along nicely, however I keep wanting it to be the color of the pattern picture on Ravelry (click up there to see it).  I love this color green, and I love, Love, LOVE this Quince & Co. Chickadee yarn, but I want it to be that purple color.

I’ve also been obsessed with these two things, which also happen to be relaxing:

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And I got this, so now I’m making all kinds of plans for fall baking:

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Then, to really get into the relaxing theme, we went on a little weekend jaunt to Cape Cod.  On the way, we drove through my alma mater:

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So much has changed since I went there frffrmphr years ago.  What’s that? You didn’t hear how long ago that was? Sorry you missed it. (Twenty-four.)  Many more buildings and amenities and restaurants and cafes and stores.  I kept telling Paul, “When I went here there was Domino’s and a Wawa.  That’s it.”

Now?  Price Chopper, Moe’s, Jamba Juice, Mooyah burgers, Geno Auriemma’s restaurant and this:

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THIS!!!  I would have LOVED to have this when I went here.

We, of course, couldn’t skip this:

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So. Good.  This picture makes those cups look kind of small.  We got “two scoops”.   I think their scoopers are half-gallon sized.  But So. Good.

On the way to the Cape, I worked on my One-Way Tee, which has been in time out since the ripping-out-two-times-because-I’m-an-idiot-knitter-sometimes incident:

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While we were there, I finished the back, finally!

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We did a lot of looking at this:

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Then, at low tide, walked waaaaaaay out on the flats at Rock Harbor:

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(We walked from waaaaay back there.)  And watched some people harvesting oysters:

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Later, at a restaurant, we heard someone ask where the oysters were from and they were from here!

We ate our favorite fried foods.  Twice.

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The second picture is from Arnold’s.  Hands down the best onion rings, fish fry and fried clam strips.  (And salad.  We had to have some sort of vegetables eventually.)

And of course, this:

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We had a nice morning view from our motel room:

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Then we did some more of this:

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So we would remember this:

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3 comments on “Catching Up
  1. Joan says:

    DUH–had post and put down wrong email so it was deleted–basically am amazed at how much knitting you accomplish and never knew oysters were harvested at Cape Cod–thought they only had quahogs–learn something new every day!

  2. Annette Eisenstein says:

    beautiful!!!!

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