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I'm Baaaack!

Hi.

Well, it's been a while. I've been a little busy. Jerek is still in terrible shape and the doctors seem to be sick of him. Soon I will be in jail because I am sick of the doctors and am about ready to let them have it.

Yesterday he went to Eau Claire for an injection in his SI joint, his second one. He actually got worse after the first one but that went in one ear and out the other when we told them. He's supposed to go for an evaluation for aqua therapy next Monday.

I've been knitting and crocheting away, because I would go battier than I already am if I didn't. I donated some hats to WIC last week, and this morning Lori, one of the ladies from WIC, called with lots of nice things to say about them. :) That made me happy.

Here are some of the hats:










There were a few others but these are my favorites. :)

I'm also making several sweaters (I know, I know, but it's a disease, this Startitis), still working on Jerek's socks, and I am also making some washcloths for the Reservation. There are so many charities I want to donate to it's nothing funny but I don't know where to start.

Actually that isn't true. I have an idea of where to start. A lady in Fountain City is collecting slippers to donate to Winona Health on the first anniversary of her mom's death and I am working on some of them for her. I found a great pattern on Ravelry. I made a few for the collection so far, and I also made Jerek a pair. Here's his:





They're made with a "K" hook and worsted weight held double in half-double crochet and they are sooo thick and soft and cushy and warm. Here is a link to the pattern.

In other news, Tiri is working on tooth number 8, she's still not walking but it's not far off I don't think. She turned one last week (HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?!?!?!?). We got another car but it needs a bunch of fixing before it's drivable; the van needs a new computer. And, Jerek bought a new can opener and it broke the first time he used it.

Yup, that's how things go for us.

I have laundry in the washer and dryer, so I have to wrap up. Hopefully I'll post again soon. :)


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