Yesterday it was cold enough for me to wear my Stripes! Yay! I’ve put it on a few times since I finished it over the summer (as you know) to admire it, but it hasn’t really been cold enough for me to do more than wear it for ten minutes in the morning. Yesterday, though, it snowed much of the day, and the temperature was well under freezing. It’s cold again today, so the first thing I did when I got out of bed was pull on Stripes! (Well, and pull on pants over my also very stripey long underwear. Too much information?) See that second picture? That’s me hugging myself. This sweater makes me want to curl up with Boh.

Particularly when it’s like this outside:

This sweater also helped me to provisionally conclude my writing project. I’m going to read it again today, and then turn it in for comments. Last night, I filled that first bobbin with most of the first braid of Pigeonroof Studios fiber:

Today’s plan? Grade one last paper, sit down with the calculator and figure out my students’ grades for the semester, and read through my draft one more time. Hence the title of this post.

Thanks for all of your encouragement this week. Here’s hoping that the light appears soon for you guys, no matter what kind of deadlines you’re dealing with!


6 thoughts on “light/tunnel.

  1. Isn’t it great to have a reason to cheer for cold weather? Stripes looks awesome, and hurray for the light at the end of the tunnel! I had my last meeting with my adviser for 2009 yesterday, and I’m now breathing a HUGE sigh of relief. :-)

    BTW, parcel #2 from my long-ago blog contest is winging its way to you.

  2. Stripes looks awesome and cozy!
    I hope I see that light soon too and can do some spinning like your lovely Pigeonroof bobbin full there. :)

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