Some of you may think that this post is going to be a knitting lesson if you look at the picture............but trust me, it is not. What it is, is the beginning of what my day was going to be like....an omen you may say.
Seed stitch. love it.......hate it. As I sat down with my coffee this morning to work on the LL vest, after the dogs so graciously let me sleep past the "Crack O' Dawn", I noticed that I had knit where I should have purled and purled where I should have knit on the seed stitch border.....an easy mistake with seed stitch. Out comes the old reliable red plastic crochet hook that has had quite a work out lately. Note to self......."Self, wine and seed stitch are not good partners".
So after fixing my seed stitch and enjoying a quiet hour of knitting, I set about the day's business. Hannah was playing with the dogs in their sun room when I heard the call for MOOOOOM, come quick!!
Oh crap.... 2 of the dogs were in the midst of a serious fight! Now mind you, Cavaliers are the mildest mannered dogs that ever were, but they are still dogs. I only have 4 cavaliers currently, but Kali, my young b/t girl has been challenging one of the older dogs, who is what we call the "alpha" for a few months now. Usually the dogs will sort it out between themselves without any drama...however, that has not been the case with these girls. Two days ago, there was a minor fight, but today it was a full fledged fight of the scary variety. :(. Once 2 girls (yep...the girls are worse than the boys) fight, you can count on more fights of this type and it is unacceptable here. It breaks my heart that one of them is going to have to leave, but I can't risk one of them being hurt or even worse, one of the kids getting bitten accidentally while they are fighting.
Soooo.......after breaking up the fight, talking to a few breeder friends and resigning myself to the fact that I will have to place the younger dog, I took myself out shopping for a little spell....a stress reliever of sorts you might call it. It took my mind off of the dogs for a few minutes, and relieved the stress a little until ...........BANG........ Yep, a driver of the ski tourist variety slammed into the back of my car. Thankfully other than a good teeth grinding and a few dents, there was no harm, but oh my.........Ei Yi Yi.....what a freakin' day! Thankfully tomorrow, as Scarlett so aptly put it....is another day :-)