summer slow down

I thought I’d have a lot more knitting to show you, since I had 3 hours in the car and 6 hours on a plane on Friday, but I’m just a little further than I was in the previous post. Why?

back lace

See how the lace pattern on the back gets wider every 6 rows? Apparently I forgot to increase the lace on the left edge on the last increase set, and then I knit merrily on for 30 rows. Oops. I blame it on the spa at the resort. I had a delightful body polish/mud wrap/moisturizing treatment, and was so relaxed when I came back to my knitting that I wasn’t really paying attention. But it was worth it.

We passed through Boston’s Logan Airport on the way back, and I met up with a friend that I’ve known for years but had never met in person. We frequent the same piano forums, and Ravelry, and we’re Facebook friends, too.


Not only did she drive to the airport to meet me, but she brought me a gift.


Truffles from Dante Confections, made by Santi Falcone, her neighbor, the ex-piano maker. How cool is that? I read about him in “Piano Lessons: Music, Love and True Adventures” by Noah Adams, way back before I ever went to piano camp. Thank you, Kerri!

Flight home was uneventful, but I didn’t do a lot of knitting there, either. There was free wi-fi on the plane (in-flight wi-fi seems so wrong, since they’ve always told us to have our wi-fi OFF before this), so I caught up on my blog reading. Now I need to go knit, instead of reading about knitting!

5 responses to “summer slow down

  1. Sorry about the knitting – but it really is pretty and I hope you catch up to where you were quickly!

    The chocolates look good – yum!

  2. That is so neat that you could meet up with a bloggy-friend. The chocolates look yummy!

    I am so jealous — FREE WIFI! Really? What airline has that? That’s the one I’m using next time I fly.

    We just went Southwest to Phila. NO FREE WIFI! Bummer!

  3. Isn’t it great when you meet a friend in person that you know online? Met my closest friend online and going to see her this weekend then she’s staying with me next week. We met once before and it was so much fun!

  4. Now that’s a good friend! And speaking of meeting up with friends I’m coming to PDX the 22nd. Any free time that weekend?

  5. Those chocolates look wonderful!! What a special treat!