Archive for January, 2009
All meetings done and I’m just hanging out until the boy is ready to leave work. Tomorrow we have the day off (if your definition of ‘off’ includes a 25 km erg piece) and tomorrow night we leave for the Ice Hotel in Sweden. I must say this sounded like a much better idea back [...]
I didn’t sleep well last night, partly because Ted was up late working. (I really need to get better at that; it’s not fair to expect him to match my schedule. I understand that some married couples keep totally different bedtime / wakeup schedules; I don’t want to go that far as a usual thing, [...]
cold It’s been cold since you left – drawing into my bones, implacable as glaciers. I huddle in layers of fleece and down clinging to each departing joule as a miser to his dollars And yet the thermometer speaks merely of slight chill. Come back before I freeze? warming up the room was freezing. we [...]
Someone called me “redoubtable” today. I think he meant it as a compliment; I like it, anyway. I feel more like a dizzy broad, though, literally. Not sure if it has anything to do with too much erging, fighting off allergies, or not enough sleep but my vertigo (BPPV, nothing serious) has been back the [...]
The Manos cardigan – halfway down one sleeve, so I’m past the point at which I left the previous version on a plane last year. I hope to finish this (and a matching hat!) to take to Sweden in a couple of weeks.
Back to work. Our company’s gone, and Rudder’s gone too, off to Europe for work, so it’s eerily quiet in the house.The in-laws’ visit went very well. This is the longest they’ve stayed with us, over 2 weeks; normally they leave while we still want more of them, but the long flight to Taiwan and [...]