Blocked, photographed, and marked as complete! www.ravelry.com/projects/… 🧶
Today 6/23 @ Noon Pacific!
Come hang out and watch me flail around like a weirdo! 😄🎮⚔️
- Born This Way - Lady Gaga
- Playground - Bea Miller (Arcane)
- Highscore - Panda Eyes & Teminite
- Shut Up and Dance - Walk The Moon
- Shining Collection - Iceman (Gravitation)
- Brave - Sara Bareilles
- Rhythm Is A Dancer - Pegboard Nerds
- Remote Control - Kradness & Reol
- Saisaki - Reol
- Ink Me Up - Splatoon (Concert ver.)
- You Need to Calm Down - Taylor Swift
Today I got harassed by a pest control solicitor. He rang the doorbell multiple times in succession; a great way to kick things off. I told him immediately that I was going to pass. He kept talking and rattled off a list of names of people in the neighborhood who use their service. I don’t care. I tell him I’m busy (it’s the middle of my work day) and I’m not interested. As he leaves he says he’ll come back later in the afternoon. I hoped he wasn’t actually that much of a jerk and it was a slip from sales pitch habits, which it seemed to be the case as the day went on.
At around 6 pm I was doing some weeding out front by the sidewalk, and guess who shows up. He’s getting geared up to win this time, and I interrupt and tell him flat, “I don’t want to talk about this.” This did successfully end the exchange, but not without him getting pissy and pointing at my plants with a, “I can see you’ve got aphids but whatever.”
So first of all, I don’t owe any solicitor an explanation for why I don’t want their services, and certainly not when they so incredibly rude. But aside from the fact that I don’t ever want to be pushed into something by a person showing up uninvited to my house, I have real concerns about pesticides and chemicals being sprayed around, particularly in regards to environmental health and not wiping out tons of innocent bystanders like bees. This whole exchange put me in a foul mood, and I rage-weeded for a while while trying to not let it taint the whole rest of my evening.
And then, of all the things to happen, I rip out a handful of something-or-other, and this adorable little moth flutters onto my hand. And just… sits there. So beautiful, so perfect. This fuzzy little life. I hold my hand out to some flowers, and it crawls over and starts drinking the nectar. I could have cried, I was so happy. This. This is what my yard to be. A place for life, not for poison.
Knitting progress from this evening. Half way through the chart for this color. :) 🧶
….apparently I cut my finger on a rose thorn exactly where I hold my yarn. 🤦♀️😭
I don’t usually share these but AHHHH! 🎉
Wordle 265 2/6
Just ordered a big pile of yarn for The Great British Baking Shawl! 🙈🧶
Baby blanket arrived safely at its destination! I’m always so nervous when a project is in the mail. 😂
Really love how this turned out. It was a bit hard to wrap it up and send it off! 🧶
First mixed reality test!
Beat Saber: ‘The Greatest Show’ on Expert+ 🎮⚔️
Blocking this now! Excited to share the finished project after it arrives at its destination. 😄🧶
Kiwi, you’re so helpful. 🪡
Finished and blocked my cable panel! 🧶
Every once in a while I spot Pumpkin sleeping. He loves snuggling up in this fern. If he wakes up and catches me watching, he’ll immediately beg for snacks. 😄 🐠
Finished up knitting this top! Love how it turned out! 🧶💙
It’s starting to resemble something! 🧶
Let’s use up these tomatoes! 🍅
Happy TENTH ANNIVERSARY to my best friend and the best husband ever!!
Love you @Burk!! 🥂
It’s the week anniversary (+1) of bringing my boy home and all is well… Which means he gets a name! Let me reintroduce you to Pumpkin the betta 😄🎃
Also, please admire Pumpkin’s most adorable portrait ever by my friend and favorite nature artist, Danbee Kim:
I think I am doomed until the end of time to never ever remember single line breaks don’t post as line breaks on here.
Brought a new betta friend home yesterday! He seems to be getting along well with his roommate so far. :) 🪴🐠🌿
New aquatic plant friends today! Hygrophila Pinnatifida and Bucephalandra Kedagang Red.
Others in the tank are African Water Fern, Staurogyne Repens, and a Red Tiger Lotus. 🌱🪴
After getting through two panic attacks, I went to my first mid-pandemic event. Very ready to be home again, but it was a wonderful time (a best friend’s wedding!) and I am so glad I powered through and made it happen. Such a beautiful day and SO much love in my heart right now! 💜
Little project tease 🧶🧶🧶
Oh my gosh, I finally passed Crystallized on Expert!!
Peak heart rate of 172bpm! 😆🎮⚔️