There’s been quite a bit of change in my life as of late, mostly surrounding work.

The More Things Change…
Many of you know, my career is a consultant…specifically, I help large companies implement human resources software.  I could get more specific, but when I have in the past, eyes roll back into heads, and in some cases have stayed that way.

For the past 13 or 14 years, I have worked for large accounting firms, who often have a large consulting branch of their company.  Recently, I decided to leave my latest accounting firm, and strike out on my own as an independent consultant.  The change has required me to self-incorporate, start a business banking account, change all of my benefits (and Thaddeus’) to personal benefits, and to find a client who would agree to take me on for at least a year.

It’s sometimes hard enough making a change from one client to another, but this much change seemed a bit more daunting.  Fortunately, I allowed myself enough time to get it all done, and so far…knock on wood…things have gone extremely well.

I’ll keep you updated.

Men’s Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat – Part 2
Usually, I try to organize the photos from the men’s knitting retreats I go to in some less-than-random fashion.  Since I honestly have no idea where/when these photos were taken, I will just post half of the remaining photos in a random way and post the remaining photos in the next blog post.  Hope that works for you.

Current Knitting
With a flight to Denver, four days at a knitting retreat, and a flight home, you’d think I’d have gotten an enormous amount of knitting completed.  You’d be wrong.

Here’s what I’ve finished so far.

SGKRFTC Sock 07-24-12

I’ve decided to call this the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Sock for Women That Fucking HATE Pink, sock.  Name too long?

Love the pattern (modified toe-up Andersson heel and pattern stitch from The Knitting Man(ual) by Kristin Spurkland ), love the yarn (Madeline Tosh sock yarn and contrasting toes and heels in Skacel’s Jojoba sock yarn).

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