Tag: Dream

Scotland!

If you know me at all, you will know that I have wanted to move to Scotland for more than five years now. I did get extremely excited when Jonathan and Anna from the SACCONEJOLYs moved to the London area (its at least the right island, and for the time being still the same country).

This evening I came across this blog, which is written by an American living in Scotland, I got excited. I don’t know when or how, but I want to move to Scotland myself, and being able to read blogs, watch vlogs, and start preparing myself for it, I get excited about it, and the more pictures I see, the more I am determined to get there. I know it will not be easy, and will be a huge cultural adjustment for myself, but I know that I can do it. Not only just for the experience, but for the opportunity to give my children a better education (in a country where there is not a school shooting every time you turn on the news.

I have been going into the prospect and preparing myself that the experience will change me, and that I am going there to fit into their culture, not to change it, or to stick out.

I know that the easiest way to move there legally would be to marry who had British nationality, and that it may or may not happen, but even if I can’t actually move there, I definitely want to visit.

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Working Hard on the Weekend

Hey Everyone!

When it comes to knitting and working on projects, I don’t stop just because it is the weekend. Sometimes I work even harder on my projects on the weekend. I am also working on not letting myself get distracted as much during the day, so that I am more productive and make better use of my time. That and I am not liking the whole going to bed past midnight, because I was not as productive as I could have been during the day, so I stay up later working on projects, thus sleeping later in the morning. It is a whole vicious cycle that I am trying to break.

The last couple of days I have been working all out on my sweater, just because I am trying to get it done, and so I have one less project just sitting around, taking up space. I am also tired of looking at these colors, and want to move on to something else. For the first week and a half after I bruised my tailbone, I was content with taking it easy and not doing much in the way of knitting. My tailbone is taking its time to heal, but I am tired of having the same projects sitting around, and seeming like I am not getting much of anywhere with them, I want and need fresh material for The Knitter’s Notes, not only just for having something to write about, but to also help me out, for exposure and getting new readers, and growing the blog and stuff. It is easier to come up with stuff to write about, because this blog is more focused on the day to day goings on, or what I have on my mind, so it is more about just blogging, writing and sharing my life and experiences with you all.

I also feel that the more projects for kids in need that I do get done, the more I am able to add to help bolster myself, and make my dream a reality, and give me more credibility for becoming a Charity Knitting Advocate. Have new and fresh content for the knitting blog is part of that, the more I get done, the more I have to write about, post pictures of, and the more I am able to put myself out there. What started as a hobby fourteen years ago, is now turning into what I want to do with my life as a career. Making your career goals happen takes time, perseverance, dedication, and if it were easy it wouldn’t be worth doing. I have spent a good 2.5+ year period throwing myself into knitting sweaters, and getting more and more done, and that was before I even knew that it was what I was wanting to work toward as a career. The career is not the final total of sweaters that I knit, but rather the process about what goes into it, the kids that are benefiting from it, and why people like myself choose to get involved. It is also a resource for those who want to get involved so they have aren’t struggling with how to go about it, or where to send their final projects. I want to help bring the resources that are out there, to knitters and crocheter’s who want to get involved but wouldn’t otherwise know how to go about it.