Good morning. It's early yet, so the sun isn't up yet, but today is supposed to be quite lovely with maybe a few rain showers this afternoon. I'm at work, and have been trying to get a few photos of the hummingbirds, but they are just too wary and quick.
Remember how I said that the new red yarn was super thick and course feeling? Well I gave it a good try. I did a whole set of red rows, then the multi color yarn, then some blue; twenty rows in all. The difference between the yarns was wicked noticeable. The red part was feeling like a thick rug. So, I pulled it all out.
I had picked up some more red and blue yarns at Walmart, so I started the afghan over again, using these new yarns. Wowser, what a difference! This time my afghan feels like an afghan. I'll have to call JoAnn's and see if they will replace the thick red yarn. Once I get a whole patch of the blue crocheted onto the afghan, I'll take a photo so that you can see just how pretty these colors are together.
Last night I brought the afghan to work so that I could work on it after the Mrs went to bed. Alas, when I looked into my bag, there was no crochet hook. It seems I forgot to put it in the bag. Bummer. I think my brain needs a vacation.
My family has always been quite patriotic, and we love waving our flag. So today I have some sayings from the web to share. If anyone is offended, so be it.
And when is the last time you heard people getting excited about saving our animals? In all the stories that I watch on TV and read about in the newspaper of the floods, wildfires, thunderstorms and tornadoes, you rarely hear about any people looking to save pets and wildlife. Once in a while someone will find a pet that survived and it becomes a feature story on the news. But what about all the others that are lost?
Many of our local towns and cities will be having parades this Memorial Day Weekend. Recently a neighboring town held a Haitian Flag Day celebration. But then the local citizens had to fight to have their Memorial Day parade. What's wrong with this picture?
Since when should we have to fight to show love and respect for our own flag and country? Many men and women gave their lives so that we could enjoy living in this wonderful country. Why can't we keep all that is wonderful about it?
Sadly, I wonder what sort of country we are leaving to our grandchildren and great grandchildren. What sort of morals and ethics are we teaching them. This has always been a great country to live in. Can we pass this same great country on to our children?
Well, I've rambled on enough. If you read this far, thank you for listening to this old woman. I do hope the rest of your day turns out to be great. Till tomorrow, Y'all have a fabulous day.
Hugs, Edna B.