It's been the end of August since I last posted. Of course I've been sewing, but life has also interfered. My son's official separation (29 days and counting) has been traumatic for the entire family---him most of all, but what mother's heart wouldn't also break? So I spent some time with him in his new digs to help make the bachelor pad a little more homey. On the way home the BF fell asleep at the wheel and we had an accident. No one seriously hurt but the car took forever (well, a week) to be repaired and the stress, I guess, threw both the BF and me into a horrible cold/flu/brochitist/nasty thing which has then had me down for 3 weeks. However, today it was 62 degrees, sunny, and a perfect day for tennis so I played and so consider myself completely cured. For sewing, before all this horribleness, I went to the Atlanta Sewing Guild retreat and started this jacket, which I then completed:
and of course I've also been following all my favorite bloggers out there.