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I was supposed to have a diary up this week about tools for the smartphone user -- but that's not happening. With my mother-in-law ending up in the hospital with what apparently was a minor stroke (or other brain incident), now back in nursing care and Mr. Scribe and I now looking for another place more suitable for her new needs (second move in less than a year), that's not happening this week. I hope to have something together ready by later this year, but right now life's a mess.

As is my crafting life; I'm still trying to make the slouchy beanie based on Vickie Howell's Urban Jungle, doing it in orange and black (SF Giants colors) but I've been a bit in a mental funk. Top it off, our TV flat-lined today (literally -- all that shows on the tube is a flat-line though we get audio) so we're in the market for a new one; it's been threatening to go for a while and we wanted to get one as an anniversary gift for ourselves (anniversary last weekend). But TV time is about my only crochet time so I'll have to find some other way to occupy myself that keeps my hands free.

Other projects I have/had in mind: a lacy poncho that I can wear when dressing up; still wondering if I can get it done before NN13 but not sure. And I'd like to use some stash yarn to practice making men's slippers; I'd love to make a pair for Mr. Scribe for Christmas, as well as for a very special friend of mine.

So that's what's going on in my so-called life -- What Are You Working On?

Originally posted to Just a thought... on Sun May 05, 2013 at 04:30 PM PDT.

Also republished by What Are You Working On?.

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