Saturday, August 6, 2011

Episode 111 is Live

Artemis

I have lost my wonderful friend of the past 6 years. Artemis died quietly of unknown causes at the age of 12 years. I have lost the beloved friend who ran up the road every evening to greet my car as I returned from work. She takes a big piece of my heart with her.

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What's On My Hook/Needles/Spindle:

Finished:

20th Anniversary One-Row Scarf, done in my handpsun from BeeMiceElf SW Merino in colorway Shopaholic:



Still in Progress:

TwinFace's 2011 Holiday Afghan, themed after the Third Doctor of Classic Doctor Who. *wheeze*

Mother Bear Project Bear #10. They look so pathetic at this early stage.... This is due for finishing the scarf.

4x4 Sweet Tortie Socks, being made in SWM from FatCatKnits, colorway is Sweet Tortie. Very soft and luscious, but too scrambled to look good as anything but a good pair of socks. I can't wait to wear these babies!

Dizzy Blondes:

So it's plying time again...
2 bobbins of BeeMiceElf merino in lovely pinks and purples...

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Judy's Novelty Wool in Corriedale Mendocine/Blues, sportweight, N-plied:

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Strategy: Letting go by understanding that life must flow.

Something I Really Like:

Yes, I finally got a Kindle!

Blather:
CFR 2011 news and general information.
The new website is here: www.cogknitive.com
I am at Week 8 of Couch-to-5K
Saying farewell to Artemis.

9 comments:

FiberGeek said...

So sorry to hear about Artemis. Loosing them is so hard, but having them while we can makes life much better.

Nancy McCarroll - Arts, Crafts and Favorites said...

I am so, so sorry about Artemis's passing. That breaks my heart when one loses their beloved family pet. Blessings on Artemis and your family.

FugueStateKnits said...

Sorry you lost your Artemis. I hope he is frolicking in Heaven and waiting to shepherd you there when it's your time many years hence!

edanam said...

Sorry to hear about Artemis. Perhaps he can keep Click company for awhile?

Vicky said...

So sorry for your loss. You have my heartfelt sympathies.

Vicky said...

So sorry for you loss. You have my heartfelt sympathies.

drMolly, the BeanQueen said...

Gemma, I was sad to hear of your loss. Artemis was apparently a great 'dawg' & I know you shall miss her.

Amanda said...

So sorry to hear about Artemis... HUGS...

Pnutbutter Patty said...

As one who is owned by a German Shepherd also, I know you must be devasted. Nola, my shepherd, is so smart that I forget that she is not one of my children! They are special creatures and I know Artemis will be missed.