Monday, October 8, 2012

Missed this!

Boy have I missed my blog!  I've missed everything about it; the writing, creating, thinking, picture taking and you.  I hope you are well and have had a good summer.  I  hate to see summer come to an end.  There is a certain feeling of freedom about summer.  Not sure what it is but I feel like I'm not restricted to just work and chores.  None of that really changes throughout the year but summer just feels different.  I love being outside, seeing the world full of color and spending evenings on the deck.  Saturday we had a typical early October day, about 85 degrees.  Today it is 48 and pouring rain.  As I've said before - gotta love NC weather.

Lots of things happening on the beer front.  Casktoberfest was last week at Big Boss Brewery.  We had fun with our brew buddies and tried some interesting beers.  Some were better than others and we enjoyed trying them all.  Hubby entered competition beers for the Piedmont Brewers Cup coming up in a couple of weeks.  I can hardly wait to see how he does.  He's been brewing and working on some new recipes.  I'll let you know what he comes up with.

Not much happening on the knitting front here.  Not sure why.  I guess I've been sewing a little and looking a lot at Pinterest for inspiration.  I've been thinking a lot about things to do for Christmas gifts.  Hopefully I will have a break through soon and the creative juices will start flowing. My buddy Kathy did send me a knit pattern to test that I am going to start working on soon.  I will have to share her blog with you.

Let's see - since I last blogged, which was forever ago, a lot of things have happened.  I changed jobs!  That is worthy of its own post one day so I think I will hold on to that.  Little Girl is a senior in high school - that makes my heart hurt a little so we won't talk about that today.  Big Girl is loving her job and her little family is fantastic.  Hubby is working away and brewing when he can.  The garden didn't do that well this summer but we got plenty of jalapenos, which is good.  We've had lots of snakes this summer and I have a funny bat story to share.  We still have two crazy cats that cause me lots of headaches some days.  I did one craft show over the summer which was a complete failure. There is nothing really good on television right now since the season for Breaking Bad is over.  Ummm...... that is all I can think of this very moment but I am sure I can come up with more.  I will fill you in on some of the details on a few of these things.  I hope you will check back in soon.


  1. Hello Cathy!
    I was wondering if it was everything okay with you and your family! Summer is not a good time for blogging ;)
    Good luck for your new job.
    Take care
    I'm still here on the other side of the Atlantic

    1. Hello Rosario - so good to hear from you. We are all well. I hope you and your family are well and happy. Your blog is beatiful!