I really had a wonderful day yesterday. Larry and I went to the plant place, and bought plants for the vegetable garden (tomatoes, a bunch of hot peppers, zucchni, yellow squash and watermelon) and flowers for the deck. We also bought two new trees – a Weeping Cherry and a Flowering Pear – our yard is mostly grass, and we are slowly trying to plant trees. After that I went to lunch with Chris and Laurie, and then had knitting group. I think the group is finally starting to come together and move from strangers getting together to knit to a group of friends. I had a great time – we are going to Philadelphia in few weeks to check out yarn stores, and I think its going to be a lot of fun!
But today….I don’t think there is anything better than a beautiful Sunday on a long holiday weekend. We started by going out to breakfast for pancakes, and grocery shopping. When we got home, I potted my plants, and Larry finished putting up the gazebo…and now I have the perfect summer knitting spot…
I love it – we just bought the gazebo and furniture this year, and they are wonderful. Sitting out there is so peaceful and relaxing that I just don’t want to be anywhere else. We hadn’t used the deck too much in the past – it’s just unbearable in the afternoon because there isn’t any shade and it gets all the afternoon sun. But the gazebo seems to be working, and I’m going to love spending time out there.
To go with my beautiful new knitting spot, I started a new project today as well. Its the North Sea Shawl from Folk Shawls. The yarn is Shimmer from KnitPicks….I don’t think it looks like the North Sea…but it does look like the Carribbean Sea so I think I’ll rename it to that! I love the yarn already, and I think its going to be a good fit for the pattern.
I hope you are having a wonderful Sunday wherever you are too!