30 March 2010

Flies Time!

Yes flies does time - it's nearly the end of March, just another day to go!  I hope those of you who celebrate are having a blessed Passover.  I saw a Facebook posting the other day where someone was wishing they would be invited to a seder.  It made me think of a story about my niece Lauren, whose father is Jewish.  Lauren used to spend part of her summers as a little girl in West Virginia with my other nieces, and as a result would go to Sunday Mass with them while there.  Apparently, one year at her Jewish grandmother's Passover seder dinner, they went around the table and everyone had the chance to say something.  Lauren piped up with, "And I love Jesus!"  Both my sister and brother-in-law said the looks on everyone else's face were priceless.

Anyway, we are getting ready for Easter here, which of course means the annual Inappropriate Easter Egg dyeing is coming up.  This year I have two ideas (a real bounty for me), and of course, the challenge is trying to draw something that will look even at all remotely like my idea.  But I'm glad to have some ideas, usually I don't and then I end up drawing a tulip which is fine but not inappropriate.

I'll keep you posted.  HA!  "Posted" on my blog, get it??  Oh never mind.

I do have a post planned on the making of the Sleepy Elephant pillow, but right now I can show you a little bit of knitting:

This is sock #1 of my Locker Socks.  They are named that because they live in a project bag in my locker at work.  I knit during lunchtime some days, and they are the perfect project - small, straightforward, and even finish-able when you are not knitting for a long time every day.  They are also something I can do if someone else is in the room talking to/at me.  Of course, I do not recall details about the yarn, but I can tell you it was in my stash, and I originally bought it at Rosie's a few years ago.  The color is actually more of a deeper blue, but it does have the random flecks of color or single striping going on.  I am making the Men's size, and if The Tim wants them when they are finished, they're his.  Elstwise, I'll give it some thought and see what I decide to do with them. 

No other earth-shattering (or not) news to share at the moment, so that's it for now. 


Lisa said...

After the day I had, reading this soothed the savage beastie. And the pretty yarn...yum.

I never tire of that story. :-)

Lorraine said...

Bridget- Kids are very innocent, that's charming.

Mr Puffy's Knitting Blog: said...

Cute story ~ sometimes I think people forget that Jesus was Jewish ~ with many wonderful teaching for both Christians and Jews.

Oh do hurry up with the Easter egg post ~ I am so looking forward to it!

SissySees said...

What a cute story!! No egg dyeing here, although I saw a great email with Sharpie-draw eggs...

knitseashore said...

What a sweet story! At our church we have someone of the Jewish faith visit this time of year, to explain the Passover to us, to understand more about Jesus' heritage. I bet your niece has a terrific understanding of how both faiths intersect because of her young experiences.

Should I ask about the Easter eggs? Maybe not... :)

Carrie K said...

Ah, those mixed marriages.;) Cute story!

Two inappropriate ideas? Excellent! I think.

Anonymous said...

Oh --- "posted." I DO get it!!

Bookfool said...

Oh, those crazy kids. You just never know what they're going to say. If only they'd stop blurting things out by the age of 25.

You're going to photograph those eggs, right? Right?