Which can be inconvenient if you're out and about.
Fortunately that kind of hunger rarely happens, but it did for me, just now. I was in the middle of emptying the dishwasher and was suddenly overcome with hunger. The dishwasher remained half emptied as I quickly threw some bacon in a skillet and got the eggs ready to scramble.
A note: There really is no "quickly" when it comes to opening a new package of bacon. With all the modern technology we enjoy and all the innovative products available, WHY can't someone develop a packaging system for bacon that doesn't involve scissors?
So. Breakfast has been cooked and eaten (and my huband finished putting the dishes away) and is currently being digested, prior to attempting to finish Week 5, Day 3 of Cto5K. It's a 22-minute run, bookended with five-minute warmup and cooldown periods.
I'll be heading for the flat road, for sure.
•••Yesterday I started purging yarn.
This is a painful process for me. I am, at the same time, appalled and delighted to have so. much. yarn. I decided to pick a couple dozen must-knit patterns, including some I repeat frequently (Felted Clogs, anyone? Everlasting Bagstopper?), and kit them up with appropriate yarn. I'm about half done with that process and in the meantime have filled four trash bags with yarn to donate.
One bag of washable wool or blends will go to the prison, three bags of cotton are off to the senior center. A local fiber group will be getting a generous donation of wool.
I'm not selling any yarn this time. I want it out of my house with as little effort on my part as possible. Selling yarn on Ebay is not effortless. Well, actually, putting it up for sale is pretty easy, but combining winning bids and recalculating postage is WAY too much work for the return. Mostly because when I sell on Ebay I put everything up for $1 per 50 grams. Which means it ends up selling pretty
Finally, Antoinette Tuff is one tuff cookie. Listen to the tape of her 911 call and be AMAZED at how well she took care of herself, the children and staff at her school and – most stunning of all – the gunman. She deserves to be called awesome.