Isn’t this cute? I started casting on for it – and decided to finish it, watching a bunch of old movies on Encore. Luckily I don’t have to be in court tomorrow! It’s now almost 5:30 a.m. While knitting this thing I watched an enchanting movie called “Elizabethtown” about this young guy whose father dies and he goes down south to meet his relatives. On … Continue reading

Uncle John

January 31, 2008 Ex-FRA Administrator John Ingram dies John W. Ingram, who was Federal Railroad Administrator from 1971 to 1974, died Jan. 27 at the age of 79. From the FRA, Ingram went to the troubled Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific and served as president of that railroad until it went into bankruptcy in May 1985. Ingram’s first railroad job was as a brakeman with … Continue reading Uncle John

Long Week

Started a slight diversion – I couldn’t keep away from the cashmere yarn from NYC:) and when I saw this lacy scarf in Piecework magazine, I couldn’t resist. It was something fun to start – just a distraction because tomorrow I get going on finishing that sweater:) It’s funny. Since last I wrote in the wee hours of the morning, I got to bed at … Continue reading Long Week