Monday, August 13, 2007
So it LOOKS good, but...
Yeah. Looks great, right? Just about to do the heel?
I counted, because, ya know, gotta put half the stitches on a holder. Yep. Too few stitches. I don't see any dropped ones, so I think this happened at... the toe. Gotta rip the whole durned sock back.
I drowned my sorrows in distraction.
Now this may look like an arty photo, but what it really is...
...is a gardening trowel whose cushy, ergonomic handle has oxidized in the sun, becoming sticky in the way that pine pitch is sticky, so that only Ajax or nail polish remover can get the residue off your hands. Oh, and it eats through the plastic wrap I tried wrapping around it, too. Neat.
Here are my shiny new gardening tools (the three leftmost).
It was time. I needed to pot up some tomato seedlings,
and dig a little fertilizer into my gardenia, which is very flowery this year for once — yay! Usually I only get one bloom at a time.
Finally, I applied a few clear coats of polyacrylic to these gorgeous solid copper plant trays, which I'll be taking into the new office. They are more concerned about appearances there, so I'm going to take the old clear plastic ones home and use these ones at work.
I'll just round out this post with some gratuitous pictures of Laila...
She's enjoying her summer.