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Archive for March, 2012


Whew! I Need a Breather!

Dear Ellen,

So many good things and so much great fun in the last few weeks.  I’ve hit the point where all I want is a weekend without any plans.  I guess that will come one day — and then I’ll miss all the activity.

dsc04231.JPGIt was so wonderful to have you, Wilson and Karen join us at the engagement party.  Allen was very grateful too.  He and Libby are so happy together.  Planning for the fall wedding will start soon.

img_5895.JPGWork had piled up in my absence, so the return to DC wasn’t fun.  Dale took off for the farm Friday afternoon and I followed on the train later that night.  Jim and Chris joined us at the farm for Friday night and Saturday morning — it was so good to see them.  We enjoyed some wine Friday night and lunch at the Central Market on Saturday.  After they left we did shopping and I rather collapsed in front of the TV.  I did get a few things done here on Sunday — some rose pruning and garden clean up, food prep for the coming week and some knitting.  I also refilled the bird feeders much to the appreciation of this little guy.

dsc04392.JPGManly progresses — sleeves are now joined to the body and I’m working on the yoke.

dsc04391.JPGAnd I had finished Pipeliner’s Journey earlier in the week and got it blocked out today.  I’m pleased with both.

That’s it for now…I’m so behind in so much I just can’t take more time!

Love, Jan