Archive for October 26th, 2011

Many thoughts have been on my mind these least few weeks…one of which is I don’t sit down as often as I would like to write about…the comments…the garments…thoughts…but here we go again. (Be sure to read to the end so that you can read about Beth.)

First…as you many of you know I recently had cataract surgery on my “good” eye (my not so good eye can get me by but it has comprised vision due to eye disease in my early 20’s). I share this with you because this recent surgery was a “big deal” that made me worry….but it was successful…and now it’s a new lease on vision…and I’m back on track…wanting to knit more and chat!

Many stories to share…but I want to start with Beth. Early in the summer Beth called and wanted to reconnect with Skein Lane. She had been a customer of the retail store front.  She has joined our Saturday knitting group and is knitting away. You might wonder what is so special about that! Beth is 97….she is one of the most pleasant people I have ever met … my cousin Diane might qualify for the same  spot. Beth knits, she volunteers, she drives, she lives by herself. Just recently she looked over at another knitter who was knitting socks and she said in her wonderful voice, “I haven’t knit socks since WWII!”

Just have to say…so glad Beth is part of our world!

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