Sunday, November 20, 2011

WEEKENDING: MORNINGS

 The moment when you first wake up
 in the morning is the most wonderful
 of the twenty-four hours.  No matter
 how weary or dreary you may feel,
 you possess the certainty that,
 during the day that lies before
practically always doesn't,
matters not a jot.  The possibility
 is always there. 

~Monica Baldwin
weekending, my favorite part of the week. a time to relax, live, love, just to be. if you'd like to share your weekend either with words, photographs, or both, leave a link to a weekend post in the commentsJoining with Amanda for her weekending post.

I woke early and
sat outside with my
coffee in hand and
knitting on my
lap watching the
sun come up, then
I spent most of the
day knitting, knitting,
knitting! I now have
just one toe and the
long stockings are
finished. I can't wait
to see them on a
pair of little wee legs!
I tried out a new yogurt maker,
made yogurt cheese, hummus
[I added roasted bell pepper],
and these little puffs to
serve with afternoon tea.
I did the weekly market
trip and judging by the
crowd, I won't be back
for a few weeks. I just
can not to the crowds!
I talked on the phone with
a friend who lives [unfortunately]
clear across the country.
I am now thinking we All

really need to have a blogging/
knitting getaway someplace
fabulous for all of us to
meet in person! Ireland?!
xx

20 comments:

  1. Now see.. I thought we were all going to Jacqui's croft for a knitting getaway! ;-)

    Your weekend sounds like it was overall pleasant, despite the trip to the market. Those puffs look delicious -- I'm going to save the recipe and try it out in a couple of weeks.

    I'm looking forward to seeing those completed stockings on their deserving recipient.

    Have a wonderful week, Tracey!

    xx

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  2. oh! me too! I was at thievery crowded farmers market this morning almost crying.
    I was so glad when I finally made it back to my car with all my veggies.
    XO

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  3. I am SO IN on a blogging/knitting getaway, ESPECIALLY if it's in Ireland!

    We did our regular food shopping yesterday and hit the crazy Thanksgiving crowds at the supermarket -- it was awful. I'm NOT going back until after Thanksgiving, no matter what I forgot to buy. It made me look up a recipe for onion dip -- I can do it!

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  4. I am not fond of crowds at all. Better to just avoid them. I spent lots of time enjoying my mornings this weekend as well. Glad you are nearly done with the socks!

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  5. The beautiful photo with all these greens reminds me of Ireland. Will meet you there ;)

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  6. Ireland sounds lovely... when? I'll do my best to be there!! Sounds like a lovely weekend.

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  7. tracey, ireland sounds perfect! it will be sweater shawl wearing weather! i'm glad you had a good day and your socks are almost done. one small girl is going to be very happy!

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  8. Ireland? Count me in. Looking forward to seeing those stockings on the little one.

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  9. Glad you got so much knitting time in! My time was limited, and I was so tired :-(

    I can't do the crowds, either.

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  10. Such a beautiful photo - great capture of the sun peeking through!

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  11. Ooh, that sounds like a fab idea. Ireland's only a little car and ferry ride away from here. :)

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  12. If you forget to invite me... we're finished! Of course, I'll probably need to win the lottery too. Hmmm, one can dream, can't one?

    Blessings, Debbie

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  13. Oh, what a wonderful quote you began with. Morning is my absolute favorite part of the day. Everything possible lies ahead and I have so much I am eager to do.

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  14. Sounds like quite a pleasant and productive weekend to me! (Yes, a trip to Ireland sounds like fun indeed :)

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  15. i wish i had done my grocery shopping over the weekend but alas...i will have to brave the crowds.

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  16. Ireland sounds perfect!! How amazing would that be for us to gather together somewhere for a girls trip!!
    Went to the market today, knowing it will be murder as the week progresses...and hummous is one my favorite things to make!!
    have a terrific week Tracey!
    xo

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  17. I love the idea of a knitterly getaway! Sounds like a delightful weekend.

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  18. Oh yes, I could make it to Ireland , but you are all welcome to the croft too. I just had a vision of a circle of wonderful women, knitting at the standing stones !
    xxx

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  19. What a wonderful weekend. I am with you on those crowds. Ireland sounds wonderful-plenty of wool there. ;) Congrats on getting so much knitting into your weekend.

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