minimal knitting content, but look — snow!

As promised, here are a few pictures of our adventures about 100 miles west and about 3000 feet higher. First, a traffic jam. The guy in the pickup ahead of us was asleep at the railroad crossing. After about 15 minutes and a phone call to our destination (in which we considered leaving the car and climbing through the spaces between the stalled train cars), we turned around.

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some weather-appropriate graffiti:

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The sky, particularly when it is this color, is one of my favorite parts of being out here:

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Boh and I took a walk before heading back yesterday morning. I love the way the early mornings seem to make everything glow.

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Oh, right. I’ve also been knitting. Here’s a shot of Mom’s Montego Bay scarf. I’d say it is a bit over 3 feet in length, so I am more than halfway. I’d love for it to be perfect, but that is not quite happening. I’ve done some ripping back because I’ve messed up my counting or dropped a yarn over, but the stitches are so small that I am realizing that I can hardly see the rows where that happens, so I am leaving it. Also, under a time crunch. Full disclosure aside, this is GORGEOUS. Nice to have a lace pattern that is a bit forgiving when you discover a mistake 3 inches back….

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I just hope I can get it finished in time!

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One thought on “minimal knitting content, but look — snow!

  1. Damn – those shots are gorgeous. I hope the remainder of Montego Bay was finished up in time (it looks lovely!) and that your holidays were happy!

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