I don't remember where I was thirty years ago when I heard John Lennon was dead. I am actually pretty poor at all the remembering where I was when I heard things. I do know that apart from me, only one girl at high school and Matric actually knew who The Beatles were, and Monty Python.
There has been some more swimming, or not swimming, depending on which Labrador you are. And words spoken on the video are not meant to be a narration, I really do talk to The Labradors on our walk, and most of the rest of the time too. They know what I mean.
I've been making a few things. I crocheted some stars, I found a pattern on The Ravelry, but it is from The Royal Sisters. I did the version for people who crochet tightly and then I did a picot instead of four chains: chain 5, slip back through 3rd chain, chain 2. I used some 8ply sparkly gold 'stuff' and a 4mm hook. Then I sewed two circles of Christmas fabric together, leaving a little gap and turned it right side out and then filled them with polyfill. I sewed the star on by just catching the picots, and I added a hanging loop. It is a decoration and a pin cushion because I sewed from the back through to the front and then back again and pulled the cotton tight to make it plump up.
I made a tetrahedron bag for our knitting gift swap. I am very pleased with it and so was the recipient. I like this material because it looks festive and Christmassy without looking out of place the rest of the year.
I sewed a Christmassy, but other part of the yearly, apron for our lovely Nurse at LSG. I love the green striped fabric and if she spills something on the 'good' side she can whip it off and have the 'less good' side facing out.
Peri has been experimenting with new ways to engage with her breakfast. She's still wet from her swim. I think I see my missing rubber glove on the steps. Lately Peri has been bringing me things when I come home, usually shoes. She doesn't chew them, she just retrieves!!!
Lorelai Gilmore looks so long. She likes to let the cool breeze coming through the window waft over her belly when it is humid. Gilly has had FlippyFloppyEar. We saw Dr Tim and she was a very good girl. She sits very still and quietly while we put the ointment in her ears.She's also not fat!!
This is just a quick post*, lots of things have/are/will be happening but I am a little tired and my blood pressure is playing up again. I had to go and have my BP taken today. Three times in the nurses' office and then once in my doctor's room where it was cooler and quieter. I woke up this morning, knowing I had to go, and then I had a nervous knot in my stomach all day, and I felt jittery. Which is silly, and I know it is. I have to go back in a fortnight and see if it has gone down at all, or if I need some new and interesting extra drugs. I am taking a new drug which makes me less puffy. I did wonder if I was imagining it, but MrsDrWho said my ankles did look less gigantic. My doctor laughed when I said I thought I was less puffy. but wondered if I just imagined it. She said you can't have psychosomatic unpuffiness!!
The weather is cooler and wet. There are some flood warnings and thunder storms and more rain forecast but it will only be 18* at the end of the week. Bliss!!! It means we can sleep in peace and coolness.
*Quick?? I don't think so!! Not even short. 681 words.