Author Archives: Lizz

Finished, and what that means

So, I completed my thesis defence on December 6th, my thesis was accepted by my supervisor on the 16th,  I submitted my thesis on the 22nd or so, and I finished paying the last $1600 in tuition in early January. … Continue reading

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Presents for myself

So much of what I knit last year ended up being given away.  I knit my first pair of two at a time socks, and gave them to my nephew.  I knit my second pair of two at a time … Continue reading

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Since last time

So there has been a break in the updating, but to a certain extent that should be at least slightly expected during the Christmas break. I have the finishing details of my stockings to show, a new hat/neck warmer/wristy-gloves set … Continue reading

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Done

My PI has just accepted my edits for my thesis. I can now submit it to the School of Graduate Studies and to my department, and then I never have to think about this project again, unless I want to. … Continue reading

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Where do we go…

I defended my thesis yesterday.  I’m all but done my Master’s degree, and I don’t know what I am doing next. Not completely true.  I know that today, I am relaxing, drinking rum and eggnog (done my 3rd at 1pm), … Continue reading

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A very Skidl Present

So, I was told the correct spelling of my niece/nephew’s current name.  Silly me for not realizing it was a combination of my SIL’s last name and my brothers’ (and my) last name.  Oops. But all the baby gifts have … Continue reading

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For a Skitl

The things I will do for a sktil.  Not a skittle (yummy sugary candy), but a skitl – the name my brother and sister-in-law are using for their baby.  I bought some yarn for it (we know the baby is … Continue reading

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Take a break

So, I’m not allowed to run for the next 4 weeks because I have developed Achilles tendonopathy.  Which means that it’s swollen and hurts, but they aren’t exactly sure why.  I saw a sports Dr, and he thinks that it’s … Continue reading

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Temporarily Back

Although I’ve not been updating recently, that’s because I’ve been busy, not because I’ve been slacking off.  I’m supposed to be editting my thesis right now (and will be once I get this written), and I’m also looking at applying … Continue reading

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Another Pretty Shawl

My huge knitting projects for the year are complete.  I finished the second wedding shawl on Wednesday night (at 11:58pm or something).  It’s beautiful.  It’s HUGE.  It is DONE. Here it is sitting on our standard 3 person couch: You … Continue reading

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