Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Where is she now?

Just dropping in ever-so-briefly to say hi... I've just begun settling into my summer job in Special Collections, so I'm already at a loss for time again, not to mention that my weekly meetings with one of my prelim advisors start back up imminently. And then there's the newest time-sucking vortex in my life ... The Wire. As you can see, I'm a very busy girl again. I did manage to squeeze in a lunch date with Liz K. and Ashley this past Saturday (How could I refuse such great company? I could not). As you can see, we had a fabulous time eating delicious Japanese cuisine, sipping wine, and knitting. This really should become a regular occurrence. Thanks for a fabulous time, girls!

I've managed to get a little bit of knitting in, though I already feel like I have to schedule it in, like I do during the school year. The first Child's First Sock is fresh off the needles (and already desiring to be worn with fab purple shoes), and now I am in the midst of a surprise quickie project for M ... more on that soon.

Back to braving the muggy day...

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Blogger Stacey said...

those are so beautiful - they really set those purple shoes off! We have several schools around here named Bryn Mawr - weird!

12:46 PM  
Anonymous anne said...

LOVE the Wire. We are a pro-David Simon household.

12:58 PM  
Blogger Ashley said...

Must. Own. Shoes. Where do I find them?

*falls over from shoe-lust*

1:25 PM  
Anonymous kim said...

I LOVE those socks! Love them - emphatically!

1:27 PM  
Anonymous diana said...

Love the socks, love the shoes!

1:59 PM  
Blogger theresa said...

I am so jealous that you can wear those shoes. I tried them on last year and they made my feet look absurd. And I have small feet!

Maybe they would have looked better with pretty knit socks...

2:11 PM  
Blogger Stella said...

I've been told that The Wire ought to become my next time-suck as well, to fill the void where there once was Battlestar. Unfortunately my dvd player has begun refusing to play anything but Arrested Development. Seriously.

Anyway, your sock is so pretty it makes me want to knit that pattern all over again. And buy shoes to go with, of course. So freakin cute.

2:18 PM  
Blogger Lolly said...

I just love it that you are working in a Special Collections - there really is a link between archaeology and library work :) we both found it!

Great socks, great shoes, and what a fun time with friends on Saturday!

2:22 PM  
Blogger Kristy said...

Beautiful (single) sock! Love it!

And the shoes are awesome, where did you get them?

2:36 PM  
Blogger Brenda said...

Perfect sock and shoes! Studying for prelims isn't much fun, but I hope it goes well for you. It's the last time people really try to make you feel stupid.

Glad you had a fun time this past weekend.

2:39 PM  
Anonymous ms. bockstark said...

oh, those are sooooooo pretty!!! that is the closest thing to butter! :)

2:50 PM  
Anonymous nova said...

I hope you have a good project to work on in the SC. I love the socks and love the shoes (though I could never wear them).

3:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the shoes. And the sock. SO cute.

3:18 PM  
Anonymous Nora said...

Well, you know how I feel about your socks - I've got the yarn and I'm ready to CO!

Oh, and I love your summer job. You must tell us more!! x

4:44 PM  
Blogger Kelly said...

Those shoes are adorable - not to mention the most fabulous shade of purple I've ever seen! And the socks are great, too. Great color choice - I'm sure they'll get lots of wear.

5:20 PM  
Blogger Deb said...

Such pretty socks, and I love how they look with those shoes. Also love the Wire. Especially the first season.

5:27 PM  
Blogger Michael said...

Sipping wine? More like swilling straight from the bottle from what I witnessed, drunkies! ;-)

6:10 PM  
Blogger nikki nimble needles said...

I have those shoes, too. But I do not have that pretty of a sock to put in them.

7:29 PM  
Anonymous melissa said...

i've been watching the wire non-stop lately. i just started the 3rd season last night.

the sock is so great.

8:12 PM  
Blogger jenn said...

LOVE the shoes, and the sock ain't bad either!

8:38 PM  
Blogger meegiemoo said...

The sock is beautiful! Like many other commenters, I'd love to know what brand of shoes those are - or where you got them.

8:58 PM  
Blogger Ashley said...

Now now, Michael--watch it or I'll start counting up the Choco Tacos consumed at the ArtStar Craft Fair.

Love the socks with the shoes. All so silky and shiny.

9:24 PM  
Blogger maritza said...

Yay for interfriends! And wow, I adore those shoes and the socks, too.

10:53 PM  
Blogger femiknitter said...

Wow, sounds like your back to the grind once again! At least your position as Special Collections could prove to be super cool!

The sock looks wonderful--I just started on that same pattern myself! I like the mild color with the bold pattern!

11:23 PM  
Blogger The_Add_Knitter said...

Love the shoe/sock color combo...have yourself a great summer!

11:50 PM  
Blogger Mozilla said...

Wow that color combo is driving me wild. I LOVE IT!!! The shoes are so cute and the sock just makes it all that much better. LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT!!

12:30 AM  
Blogger Pikku- Kettu said...

Gorgeous socks and shoes! And the combination... WOW!

The Wire, eh? I'll have to look into this.

12:58 AM  
Blogger jen said...

Lovely socks! Great shoes! All so dainty.

1:35 AM  
Blogger a friend to knit with said...

Beautiful socks, the pattern is great, and beautiful shoes! Love the photos too......

10:03 AM  
Blogger Liz K. said...

Once again, I am revealed to be a boozy knitter. I had a great time, and do hope we get together more often.

And yes, please post about those damn cute shoes! Even us tiny girls need cute flats.

10:30 AM  
Blogger Desiknitter said...

The Wire. It is the only thing I will watch from TV now, that too on DVD. It's difficult to stop with just one or two episodes. What season are you on? It gets better.. I just finished Season 3 last month.

Nice sock!

10:37 AM  
Blogger Arianne said...

I hardly ever ever ever buy solid coloured sock yarn but then when I see what knitbloggers like you have done with solid coloured yarn I go wild and decide I must have it!
Your socks have done that to me! Must have! :) Also...those shoes...I need them.
Like now. :)


11:19 AM  
Blogger pamela wynne said...

Jeez, you're like the zillionth person to recommend The Wire. Okay, off to Netflix. I'm only human, after all. Also, WHERE DID YOU GET THOSE SHOES, AND WHERE CAN I FIND SOME OF MY OWN???

1:47 PM  
Anonymous tiennie said...

Those socks, those shoes, so beautiful!

5:41 PM  
Blogger Christy said...

Beautiful socks.
We watched a few episodes of the Wire, but I had to take a break. I might go back to it this summer. It was a little to close to home....well not fore me as I'm not involved in any drug cartel or with any Baltimore cops. But I work with those stupid kids who talk crap to police officers and get their buts beat. Great show though....although the cops do seem to get drunk in their cars alot ;)

12:59 AM  
Blogger Opal said...

Oh what gorgeous shoes! And they make those socks really pop.

4:09 PM  
Anonymous Liz said...

love th socks, love the Wire, and where oh where did you get those shoes (as if everyone isn't already asking you)

11:28 PM  
Blogger Miss Scarlett said...

I am sure there are some knit socks in that pic but all I could see were those fabulous shoes!!

2:03 AM  

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