I had great intentions to blog more regularly the last time I posted. Clearly that didn't work out as I had hoped. We've been quite busy at my house over the last few weeks.
First, we had "some sort of a serious situation" in the laundry room, as Chandler phrased it, a couple months ago. Long story short, the internal pump in my front load washer got stuck on and my basement laundry room and bathroom got seriously flooded. We cleaned it up but just couldn't seem to get the laundry room to really dry out. And then it started to smell mildewy.... So I convinced DH that we needed to rip out the laminate flooring, dry it out really well and replace the flooring with tile. As it turns out, we discovered after we ripped the laundry room apart, that the pressure relief valve for the house water pump had gone bad too. The pump is on the other side of the laundry room wall, and THAT is where the on-going water issue stemmed from. 3 weeks later we have a new floor, new sheet rock, new cabinets, new color on the wall, etc, etc. It was a slippery slope once we started. This picture is mid project. We just have some trim painting left to finish!
sock pattern. I'm just a little worried that it might require more attention than I want to pay to it for plane/beach knitting. My other options being considered are My Kind of Saturday which I got at Sock Summit 2011 and would qualify for the Irishgirlieknits KAL, Old Joe socks which I've had the yarn wound for 6 weeks, or Tulip socks from the Cookie A club. If you have an opinion, I'd love to hear it!
I also have The Orchardist and Whiskey Beach loaded on my Kindle. It's probably optimistic to think this way, but I'm thinking I should add one more book just in case. Any suggestions?
Have a great week! If I can remember to take some pictures on my trip, I'll share them next time!