I'm Free!

So, I graduated from massage therapy school last Thursday! And then I finished my clinic hours on Saturday. :) I'm so relieved, but now I have to start studying for my national exam so I can actually apply for my license and look for a job. More to come on that later, I'm sure.

I've also finished a few knitting projects since I last blogged, and I'm pretty impressed with myself if I do say so! I finished Zeeby's Bag from Stitch n Bitch, and then Seedy Scarf, which was a free pattern on Ravelry. The latter is a gift for an e-friend for a gift exchange, and I really hope she likes it! I knit into the wee hours of the morning to get it finished to send out today. I also cast on a new project today, the Ripened Scarf (another free Ravelry pattern). This is by far the most "advanced" project I've taken on, which sort of a lace pattern. I'm hoping it turns out well! I'll post pictures of my progress when I get a little farther along.

Other than that, not a whole lot has been going on. I still have about half of our Christmas shopping to do, and I still haven't figured out what I'm getting Tyler for the holiday. Hopefully whatever I come up with won't be too lame. ;)

We did have a slight mishap with our heater this week. It had been issuing a foul, somewhat acrid smell through the vents whenever the heater was running for about a week. Last night as I was going to bed I thought it was odd that the heater wasn't on, because the temperature inside was around 63*, and we had the thermostat set to 70*. When we woke up this morning, it was 58*, so the heater obviously never came on. DH discovered that the breaker for the heater was tripped, and when he flipped it back, it tripped again. So we called the repair people to come out this afternoon. I was very worried that it would be a costly repair, thereby casting a shadow over the holidays, but it turned out to be a fairly simple fix, and we're only out $109. Apparently, the incoming power source wires for the heater had grounded out, melting the wire nuts and some other stuff (hence the nasty smell). All is well now, and it's a toasty 73* in here now (the repairman set the thermostat to 80* when he was fiddling with it, and I didn't realize it until I got really hot, lol).

That's all the update I have for now. I'll be back tomorrow (or later tonight, who knows!) with more thrilling tales from my mundane life. Ciao!


Apparently, I'm a terrible blog-mom. I keep saying I'll get better, but it keeps not happening! Maybe after graduation (t-6 days!!)...?