One Skein Short 5-Year Anniversary

We met at Alejo’s Restaurant (8343 Lincoln Boulevard; Westchester, California 90045) yesterday evening. It was so nice to see Pat and Ania again.

The food – especially the pre-meal bread with raw garlic in olive oil – was DELICIOUS! I ordered the Beef Lasagne, which could have used more cheese in my opinion, but was good anyways. Having eaten so much pre-meal bread, I was unable to finish my meal and took the rest home. Actually, I think everyone ended up taking something home. Ania ordered some Calamari for the table and Sarah shared her salad with the table. Other items ordered included Chicken Piccatta, Pizza and Ravioli alla Checca.

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Monster Mash Cowl: WIP

Monster Mash Cowl
©A Hooker’s World

The more I crochet, the more I am liking it due to speed of project completion. After yesterday’s tension mishap, I started a classic back loop single crochet ripple cowl in black and orange for Halloween. Believe me the tension on this one is exactly what I like, achieved by using a J hook. I am using my unlabeled black acrylic yarn stash and a cone of orange that I purchased at Newton’s Yarn Country, during my first visit to their Fall Festival Parking Lot Sale. Coincidentally, I am scheduled to go to Newton’s on Sunday with a member from my One Skein Short group for the Fall Festival Parking Lot Sale; I’ll need to confirm with her on Thursday at our group’s fifth anniversary dinner at Alejo’s Restaurant. The project name – Monster Mash by Bobby “Boris” Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers – is the only other song in my music library that seemed appropriate for the color scheme.