Miscellaneous Musing by Judy @ 4:33 PM

I’ve been tagged by Kat for this 7×7 Meme. So, without further ado… this time it really is all about me:

7 Things to do before I die:
Go on safari
Sail up the Amazon
Learn to tat
Cruise the inside passage
Learn to spin with a wheel
Grow my own dye plants and learn to use them

7 things I cannot do:
Any sport involving hitting a ball around
Climb a ladder
Bake a sponge cake
Resist sock yarn
Grow house plants, except in my office (outside I’m OK)
Have only one unfinished project

7 things at attract me to my husband:
hmmm… don’t have one so this will have to remain unanswered

7 books that I love:
Lord Of The Rings
How the Irish Saved Civilization
The Octopus & the Orangutan
My Family and Other Animals
Yarn Harlot
The Princess Bride
All of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries

7 things I say:
I love you.
What’s happening with you?
What’s up with that?
Let’s do lunch!
Say what?

7 movies I have loved:
The African Queen
The Thirteenth Warrior
Master & Commander
Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Monty Python & the Holy Grail
A Christmas Story

7 Ladies to tag:
Anyone reading this who hasn’t been tagged already!

Knitting |Miscellaneous Musing by Judy @ 8:03 AM
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60 MPG, oh yeah!

This is why I love my Prius — or it’s one of the reasons, anyway. This is what the “info” display in the Prius showed when I got to work yesterday.

See that, down at the bottom towards the left? That’s right my friends — 60 MPG! 60 Click on the pic so you can see it close up.

Granted I’d only gone 8 miles on this tank of gas, but still 60 MPG is 60 MPG.

Since then it’s settled down to its more normal 50 MPG.

That’s right, you read that correctly. I usually get 50 MPG. I’ll try not to rub it in too much.

Little Cow II

And this is Little Cow II. I brought him home last night. His barn is the knitting bag you see right behind him. He is being permanently corralled there. He will not be wandering away to spend time with his missing buddy.

Not if I can help it that is.

And, yes, I know that anything called “cow” is properly a “she.” I really do know the he/she/it terms for our bovine friends. This just looks like a “he.” Don’t know why. I’m sure it doesn’t have anything to do with the fact that it’s hard to find and keeps disappearing…

I’ve turned the second heel on the Tipsy Knitter socks and I’m almost done with the second heel flap. Then it’s around and around and around again until I get sick of it and decide we’re done. I’ll post another pic when I get further up the ankles. I like the heel flaps now.

#1 Son should be home on Mother’s Day! That will be the best Mother’s Day present ever!

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