There is no flood here yet. But some levees are beginning to feel the pressure of the continuous rain. Actually, two privately-owned ones near Sacramento broke this morning. Though the drainage system of the city where I live has been very effective, if the river here overflows ... or if there is any major levee break, flood is still a possibility. I didn't get the boxes immediately this afternoon ... but I would do that soon.
Luckily, there is significant stole progress to alleviate the rainy day blues. I finished the 162 rows of the first border! Are you ready for some lace loveliness?
The patterns have a very strong Japanese style ... which is unexpected to me. But I am loving this stole so far. What I need to do now is to repeat these 162 rows once on the other end of the stole. I seldom have second sock syndrome, so I don't expect I'd have second border syndrome either! :)
I was very glad that I joined Elspeth's WIP It Out at the end of March because it refreshes my awareness of my various projects in progress. I am actually starting to choose the next afghan square to knit. So, I really need to thank Elspeth for this brilliant idea. But look: