I'm back with Ginny and her Wednesday Yarn Along again this week, a bit frustrated because I figured I would be a lot further along with this Sunday Sweater I cast on, but because
As for the reading, I am still reading Cold Mountain, and am about halfway through. Can't say I like it much better now, as I still have no affection for any of the characters, and honestly, although it has been touted as being a beautiful work of writing, I am, shall we say, underwhelmed and I am a bit nonplussed by the accolades the novel has received. I'm not saying it is bad...just that I feel personally that it doesn't seem to live up to its reputation.
In the mail today I received my first quarterly issue of Dappled Things (a gift subscription from a generous person whom I greatly admire), and it has been a pleasure to peruse. So nice to see that with all the "dumbing down" one sees in our culture, there is still good poetry and literature being produced.
So, what are you knitting and reading? What things are you creating for Christmas?