Still Here, It Is Cold, I Got Nothing

This really sums it up.

I do not know about you but now that the Holidays are over and we are back to our regular lives, I am left a bit empty. I was busy before Christmas, had a lovely time with my family and then went back to work on the 30th. Not that I do not understand, but the store was buzzing like there is no tomorrow. Every day until on Sunday the nasty weather hit. I mean, seriously? (The weather, not that the store was busy.)

Snow, rain, ice, slush – everything covered in one day and then Monday – do I even have to talk about Monday? (And yes, I did fall down on my a$$ once, even though I tried very hard not to).  This morning I walked my kid to school and thought my eyelashes were sure to break off because they felt frozen. Shortly after that I spoke to my Mom on the phone and told her how cold it is here. (For those who were not here: Minus 24 degrees, and it felt like minus 32). There was a long silence and then she said “maybe I shouldn’t mention that it is 8 degrees here, it kinda feels wrong”. Then this afternoon before picking my kid up from school I checked the temperature and I caught myself thinking “oh, only minus 14 degrees”. Only.

Anyways. I am thinking about knitting this. I don’t have cashmere, but I do have lots of Madelinetosh Tosh Light to use for it – and I might use some more Edison Bulb. As I said, thinking about it.

What about you? What is your first project for the new year?

Happy 2015 everyone and happy knitting, as ever!

– Mona

4 thoughts on “Still Here, It Is Cold, I Got Nothing

  1. Maryse says:

    Je ne veux pas vous relancer côté température, mais à Québec ce matin, le thermomètre indiquait -31°C (-41°C avec le facteur éolien)!!!

  2. Susan says:

    I thought 1 F. was cold the wind chill made it feel like -15 to -25. This is a heat wave compared to what you have. Stay warm and safe.

  3. Gloria Ronalds says:

    I’m happily knitting along on sock #2… just passed the heel this morning at 6:00am…ho ho ho! very exciting. Something about this cold weather and wearing super warm socks that I have made myself just cozies me right up! Thanks for teaching me to knit socks Mona! and Happy New Year knitting to all!!! I have been posting some fun videos about sheep & lovely photos on my FB page.

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