Well, I finally finished Cutting for Stone. It was 600 pages. When I first started it, I wasn't sure I liked it. It seemed so slow. Too descriptive for my taste. But I persevered and I was mightily rewarded. What I enjoyed about the book was its character depth. By the end of the book, I knew these people. I knew their life stories. They were good friends of mine. This book is definitely in my top 10. The problem is what do I read now? Please (please!) comment with your favorite book (for ideas).
(Other books in my top 10: Running with Scissors, Love in the time of the Cholera, Plainsong, The Bean Trees, Sarah's Key, Their Eyes were Watching God, and She's Come Undone.)
It is Spring. Not officially, not technically, but by default. Last week it snowed, this week it is 70F. Things are starting to sprout.
Time to start the seedlings! (note to self: too much moisture causes fungi. But fungi causes pretty awesome photos.)
A Gilda Knits photo set just wouldn't be the same without a droopy sunflower collage.
Oh wait. Does Charlie have something he'd like to ask?
Oh. Right, Charlie, thanks.
Here's what I got:
Can I get a woot woot for how awesome my little package is? There's some hair pins, barrettes, and pendants. AND! A cute little wallet (for my phone maybe ;)).
My little girl was just as giddy as me.
(and yes, she is a thumb sucker. But so was I.)
My partner was Kindra at The Novice Crafter. THANK YOU, KINDRA!!!!
To see what every one else got, click on the swap link below.
So, lads, grab a pint and have a happy St. Pattys!