One thing I learned about myself from browsing other Ravelers' projects is that ... too many WIPs give me a cringe in my stomach. Just looking at some of them having eight, nine, ten ... or even more projects on the go made my blood pressure racing. So, I would do anything within my ability to limit the number of WIPs on my hand. One way to do it is not to start new project before finishing an old one.
That's what I'm planning to do. This means if I want to start the socks for my pal, I need to finish my Regia Canadian socks:
And one more afghan square:
Now is something totally unrelated to knitting. I grew up being taught not to drink water from the tap. We always took the trouble to actually boil all our drinking water. After being here for 7 years, I did make a little bit of compromise. I still don't drink directly from the tap, nor do I boil my drinking water. I always use a filter. But whether the water is really safe has always been a question on my mind. A few weeks ago, I saw the consumer section of the local news and they introduced this product that enabled household water testing.