Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Girly or not, I like it


I finished the charity scarf. It took longer than 2 hours but I finished it over the course of a

couple of days. I was hoping it would be unisex but Corey thought the yarn was girly. I like it, though, and it was quick. Two-strands of yarn made all the difference.

What is this, you ask?

I read on the KnitList about a scarf knitting project for orphans. They are collecting hand-knit or –crocheted red scarves for male and female college students who have aged out of the foster care system. Deadline is Jan. 20.

Here’s some more info if you are interested:

Webpage: http://www.orphan.org/redscarf.htm

Mailing address is:RED SCARF PROJECT, 21351 Gentry Drive, Sterling, VA 20166

Contact person: Annalisa Assaadi

Other Amusements

Gracie’s Poppies is hosting a virtual poetry reading on February 2.

I called Charles Sunday night and we chatted for a few minutes. Corey thinks I am crazy for keeping in touch with him, but what does he know! I think he is actually a little jealous of Charles. I would like to keep the lines of communication open with him even though he has relocated to St. Louis.

I am meeting Shannon tomorrow night for the first time. We have been emailing for the past week or so and it was going really well. He comes across as smart, interesting, we have things in common like art.

But I talked to him last night and I am not feeling so great about him anymore. He is a professor so he talked like an academic which kind of turned me off. And he kept referring to about all the “young kids” that live in D.C. and he’s only 32!! Cripes. The conversation was kind of negative and critical which also turned me off. And he was defensive about not being a homeowner.

But I am still going to meet him. I don’t like to judge people until I meet them in the flesh.

The rejection recap:
– didn’t hear back after one date and couple of phone calls
Will the Parisian – was getting weird in his emails, like doesn’t go to the movie theater because he doesn’t like to hear people eating popcorn
Rick – I nixed him after deciding his describing competitiveness as a positive trait was too much
The Brit – boring, nothing in common – he probably didn’t even read my profile


jae said...

sarah - i can't believe you write about dating on your blog! i'm not critisizing, just surprised - i suppose you just don't tell the fellas you have a blog, yes?

ps. i responded to your question about how often to cleanse in the comments on my blog.

Jenna said...

I hope the date with the new guy turns out to be more promising than these other losers.

I like the red scarf, I don't think it's too girly, either. I guess that's for the organizers to decide. I have to decide whether I'm going to make one or not in one week, ah!