Monday, February 16, 2009
Thank you all for the wonderful birthday wishes. I had a fabulous weekend full of loved ones, cake, presents, and even a few hours completely alone. That's right, all by myself for the first time in almost 6 years. When you are young and people say things like "having children changes everything" or "time goes faster as you age" you think things like 'yeah, whatever' and 'an hour is an hour is an hour'. Then all of that stuff they warned you about, cliche or not, actually happens. Your only recourse is to start slipping those same warnings into random conversations with people even 3 months younger than yourself.
Aging has it's perks. You are more aware of who and what really matters to you. When you are lucky, those people celebrate you like my family and friends did this weekend. Roses, a new orange ipod, yarn money, and a very special package from N01Alicat (rav) in Staffordshire, England were my abundance of happy gifts. Check out the perfect lavender bag knit kit and incredibly cute stacking doll stitch markers she sent. I write ridiculous rambling letters to Ali and she still sends me gifts; a friend indeed. A few of you asked if I made the birthday silhouette in the previous post. Yes I did and let me tell you, if I had any time management skills when it comes to my art, I'd plaster the world with little vignettes. And knit everyone a pair of socks of course.