Yesterday was my last day at my job — it is absolutely terrifying to quit the best job you ever had, but now I am kind of enjoying the reversion to my earlier state of looking forward to the next new thing.
I have had a wonderful time in my last days of work — it was like the pope died. There were more or less three days of festivities with everyone making a fuss over me. Other people, when they leave, request that nothing happen, I instead said everyone could do whatever they wanted, and they came up with the three days of making a fuss. That worked out perfectly, because I like it when people make a fuss, but it is awkward to request the fuss yourself.
Soon we will be moving to the fair city of Regina. The house is, as my mother would say, a bit of a tip — I think we decided to get ready to move too soon, which encouraged us to take everything out of the cupboards and drawers and not put it back.
I tried to sell the dreaded knitting machine the problem is that I am just not that interested in production work, though the thought of being able to make breezy little cardigans that would easily fit under a coat in a few days has a wonderful amount of appeal. No one however, seems the least inclined to buy it, so I think I will keep it and see if I can get it going.
We have a lovely place lined up in Regina — it has, wait for it . . . a bathtub. It is good when you can take pleasure in the little things. It also doesn’t have a yard and as anyone who is a longtime reader will know I am not much of a gardener, so overall an improvement in accomodation, and there are all new restaurants there, including a lovely Afghan one, which has us quite excited.
So basically my life has intruded into my knitting and I don’t have much to say on that front yet, but I promise I am getting there.