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Catch Up... Again

Hello All.

We got our tax return back so we are doing pretty good for now, thankfully. We plan to go to the food pantry tomorrow, as well as apply for fuel assistance. Both these things happen in Alma, so might as well do it all at the same time.

Jerek is no better. He's been going to PT and he has his SI belt, but he's still in a lot of pain. He has an appointment with Fitzgerald on Friday, but it's supposed to majorly snow that day so we are going to reschedule.

Tiri is still climbing, but not as rabidly as at first.

I got a lovely box of yarn from a fellow charity crocheter yesterday, and today while we were in town I cast on a hat with some of it to celebrate. Here it is so far:


It is using Red Heart Shimmer. Hot pink with metalic-looking threads through it, very pretty. I hope the mom who gets this is very happy to put it on her daughter.

Giving Artfully said they are going to put the baby closet drive on For the Children of Pine Ridge on the website. This means I can contribute! They have paid for me to donate to two projects so far. I can't afford the shipping, you know. I sent 13 hats and a pair of booties to Outreach to Appalachia and my two baby afghans and two scarves to EEROP (this is a link to their Facebook page). The afghans/scarves just went yesterday. I am also working on some bears for Don't Be Afraid...I am here Bears (this link goes to Giving Artfully's page for this charity). I had a couple I made when I was pregnant, and I also have a couple finished since working on them now.


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