Monday, March 28, 2011

 Spring is finally in the air!
 Yesterday (yesterday was Sunday) I was awakened bright and early (at 8:15) by the sound of earth moving equipment digging a basement down the block.  On a Sunday!  I'm appalled (not because I am religious, but because I'd always thought I could count on Sunday mornings to be quiet).
    So, the robins are about, daffodils are in bloom, crocuses are nearly blooming, and spring construction has started in earnest.  Noise vs More Snow?  I'll take noise for 100, Alex.

  This calls for a manicure.  My nails are currently just a bit too long for me to sew comfortably and keep slipping off the keyboard as I try to type, so it's past time.
  Spring is usually a time when I get all revved up about starting new projects, so it's possible there might be actual photos of actual sewing soon.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

  Hubby and I spent the weekend in the Philly area.  I needed to go try the preliminary jr bridesmaid gown on two little girls (and darn it, I didn't get a photo!) , and hubby is between jobs, so we both went.  It was a nice weekend.  The dress fit both girls- Mad's is perfect, and Ana's just needs to be lengthened a bit in the body and skirt.  I think I'll go ahead and cut her an 8 since I watched her consume 5 garlic knots, some salad and 4 pieces of pizza topped off by half a slice of carrot cake at dinner.  If she's not stocking up for a major growth spurt I'd be surprised.
   Returning home we discovered that all 3 cats survived.  The aquarium, however, is murkily green.  I gave it a water change on Thursday before we left!  Tomorrow I'll be checking to make sure there isn't too much sunlight hitting the tanks, and probably also buying an algae eater.  There is certainly enough to keep one busy for a while.