Baby steps
Saturday July 20th 2013, 11:42 pm
Filed under: Family,Friends,Knit,Life

I almost deleted most of yesterday’s post. I came thisclose. I didn’t want to make the yarn anybody else’s problem nor even to remotely seem like I might think it should be.

I have very generous friends. Thank you, Kathy, thank you, Rachel, and everybody else who got beaten to the punch. I offered Rachel to swap her some silk for her blue Cascade, sure that that basil green in my stash would be just the color on her, or maybe the brick red, and she half-waved me off telling me she knew I needed to give back but it certainly wasn’t necessary.

Yeah well.

So we’re still working out schedules to get together.

Meantime, Hayes’ MRI results came back: absolutely. Normal. (Standing on a chair and cheering  to the skies!)

See? Just the threat of being knitted for helped him get better! (I’m still waiting to hear when he’s off the cooling bed, but hey. We’ll take every good step along the way.)

Oh, and the photo? Someone brought this flower arrangement to church last week. One young man got up to give his talk and as he started, he couldn’t help but turn back to it and he marveled to his audience, wanting to share his close-up view, There are *fish* in that vase!

Okay, I’m slow–it wasn’t till I typed that just now, a week later, that I realized, oh, wait, it IS a Christian church, and as a visual poem that’s pretty cool.

The best part was the little children who came up after the meeting to see the fish swimming quietly under the flowers where you would never expect to see such a thing.


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My sister used to have a fish bowl-vase thing in her kitchen. I loved it!

So glad to hear Hayes is doing well.

Comment by Channon 07.21.13 @ 5:50 am

You do so much for others that we sometimes feel that we want to do something for you!

Glad to know that Hayes is okay for now, but I’m still sending healing thoughts!

Comment by Kathy in San Jose 07.21.13 @ 7:28 am

cool vase!

so glad to hear that Hayes is doing as well as he is

Comment by bev 07.21.13 @ 9:14 am

Hey! Three cheers for Hayes! Keep it up, kid!
See, I told you that others like to give, too!

Comment by Donald Meyer 07.21.13 @ 10:23 am

Is the normal MRI the clear signal for which we are looking? Even if it isn’t the end of this journey, it sure is a big stride forward. Hurrah!

Comment by twinsetellen 07.21.13 @ 1:25 pm



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