Monday, May 9, 2011

Little Bits of Sunshine

Sometimes you have one of those weeks.  One of those weeks that tries to knock you down with week-long-sinus/head pain.  Or drama.  Or tears.  Or tons of work.  One of those weeks, that despite trying to knock you down, picks you up with those simple things that remind you of how blessed you are, those moments that make you smile despite the icky pain, those little bits of sunshine.

As Sunday turns into Monday, with a fresh new week ahead, I thought I'd share my little bits of sunshine from last week.

Freshly wound skeins. A cheery new project bag. A few moments to sit by the pool while one little person is quite happy that the warm weather is here for evening swims. Thoughts of actually feeling well enough to possibly swim next week.

The first attempt to knit in over a week. Swatching. Plucky Knitter Primo. New design ideas.

Driving to work, trying not to cry from the pain in my head, telling myself I had just one meeting I had to get myself to, and then receiving the messages from my friends telling me that my class for sock summit was sold out.  A very exciting bit of sunshine.

Friends who know when you need a drink, and make a really yummy one too.  

Knowing you are going to be sitting, laughing, crying, and knitting with friends and this view for the rest of the day and no where else to go.

No where else to go because this is dinner.

And this is dessert. Friends that don't care that you had two pieces.

Yarn that is practically so squooshy soft that it knits itself. Cashmere. New sock ideas. Yummy yummy yarn. The ocean. 

So what little bits of sunshine have been filling your days?
Happy belated Mother's Day too!  Here's to a new week filled with more little bits of sunshine! 
Happy Knitting!
xoxo Irishgirlieknits


dianne said...

That looks like a glorious way to spend some time with girlfriends! You have tremendous will power to eat only 2 pieces of that cake! Wow, that looks yummy :-) I hope you're feeling better this week {{{HUGS}}}

Debbi said...

Glad you are on the mend. Love the cake!

Discoknits said...

I recognise those cliffs! Hope you had fun and are feeling better today :0)
(A big hug)

Channon said...

Sunshine... dog walks. Dinners with the Knight. I'm looking forward to some upcoming girlfriend time too.

Zonda said...

Glad you had a good time!! Loving your swatch.

Jane said...

Oooh. Keep us posted on where that blue swatch is headed!

Anonymous said...

And I am one of the lucky people who scored a spot in your SS class! Happy, happy me.

MicheleinMaine said...

I'm so glad your owl bag cheered you up, Carrie! And that pizza/chocolate cake dinner looks divine!