The following are links I ran across trying to track down a place (other than in front of my TV) to watch the Presidential Inauguration on Tuesday. Not many in my neck of the woods, other than Walnut Creek, oddly enough but FYI for anyone else that might be interested in the area. Possibly the Sunday papers will have some more that aren't already sold out.
San Francisco: Inauguration West at the Metreon in SF Morris Day & The Time? Cool.
San Francisco Public Library in the Koret Auditorium.
There's a special viewing in front of the Civic Center.
Barack Obama Presidential Inauguration Skaters' Ball San Francisco.
Inauguration Day at Lark Theater, Larkspur (although it's sold out)
Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek (sold out)
Oracle/McAfee/Whatsis/Oakland Coliseum, Oakland CA
Barack'n Roll Inauguration Party, Oakland CA (East Bay Young Democrats)
This is Dad's cardigan. The bizarre patterning is a purl diamond pattern that I really wish I hadn't bothered with but no way am I redoing it now. I'm hoping it blocks out. I'm reasonably sure it's never been blocked. Just stuffed into a pillowcase.
The sleeves are plain stockinette and cross your fingers I have enough yarn because I think it's Pingouin, not that I have a ball band, and I know I got it on sale at Betsy's in Lafayette when she closed her doors. (After a woman who must have thought she was in reverse drove a few feet into the store, barely stopping at the counter at a bearing post)
If it is Pinguoin, it's scarcer than hen's teeth. So it's going to get stretched w/Cascade 220, if it comes to that.
Don't even start on the bizarre shaping. There are ends to be woven in that make no sense to me at all. I'm trying to figure out when I did this. I'm pretty sure it's not the first year I learned to knit, but it might as well be. There's a lot of short rowing going on though, thankfully. Dad is, well, Santa Claus shaped.
Mary Tudor in her corrected (and heavenly lit) state. See? I did reknit some of it. I just haven't knit much more. The shaping looks a little......more like shaping. Oh! Did you see the Virtual Yarns drawing?
Lisa at Knitting by the Sea came up with what I'm going to adopt as my slogan for the year (sshhh to all of you who are asking incredulously - year?)
TELEVISION: Did anyone catch Battlestar Galactica last night? Wowza. Poor Psychon USA. I'll be watching you later.
Sunday night "Keys to the Castle - France" in on HGTV. I can't wait.
24 on Monday - I wasn't going to watch this season but I injudiciously flipped it on and was immediately sucked in. Just pray that Audrey doesn't show up this season, I'd like to be able to get through the whole season for a change. House is back on Mondays at 8pm, finally it's not up against NCIS on Tuesday (a repeat this week). I'm still enamoured w/Leverage at 10pm on Tuesdays, I just wish they'd tone the pairing up down a notch. Wednesday at 10pm the second season of Damages has started. Glenn Close is just mesmerizing. Thursdays: Bones at 8pm on its new day. Grey's Anatomy at 9pm although geez. Is it possible for this show to do ONE storyline that I don't feel like heaving shoes at my TV set? Burn Notice starts its new season at 10pm. Finally! (Thursday, ( also my mom's birthday. Hmm. It may be too late to knit her anything.)
Hez sez: "mewp mewp mewp". But very, very quietly. (translated mostly means no way is she going to come back in the house *this morning, she was trapped! all day! in the house! when it was sunny out yesterday. The horror.
*this morning being days ago. Yes, we've been suffering through 70-80 degree weather all week. I know you feel for us.