Saturday, 29 April 2017

Difficult to satisfy?

When I sew I think of all the projects I want to embroider.  When I embroider I think of all the items on my knitting list. And when I knit I think of all I need to sew.   Currently I am in stage three of my cycle:-)
Knitting is going well and ball of yarn number one is almost finished. A progress shot.
My doctor sent me a letter.  Well it was actually a paper to take to the blood test nurse.  So this morning off I went at 8am just as it opened.  Convinced I would be first, I was shocked to see a queue stretching out the door and up the street.  Just when I don't really have time to fit everything in today.
But I am not totally dissatisfied.   I left work early Thursday to visit my old boss who is recovering from major surgery and so I missed our "site meeting" at work.   To be honest I completely forgot about it.   So it was a surprise to arrive at work Friday and find this in my desk!   Although I feel a fraud being rewarded for doing what is my job it sure is nice to be appreciated:-)

7 comments:

  1. Congratulations Margaret, well deserved, I'm sure.
    The cardigan looks great and I like the colour you've chosen. I can't believe you have to queue to have bloods taken, that is so different from our system - I'd love to know how that works.

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  2. So many projects and so little time! Congratulations on the award.

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  3. There's always a queue early in the morning here, all the people who have to have bloods done on an empty stomach get there really early. When I was pregnant I always went after lunch when it was quiet.
    Nice to get a certificate, you obviously do do more than is expected.

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  4. I totally feel like what you describe in the first paragraph.
    I can't imagine line cues for blood tests. Kind of crazy. Maybe everyone had the same idea to arrive early...an hour later it might have been clear.
    That was a great gesture from your boss; it is wonderful to be noticed and I'm sure you are deserving, Margaret.

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  5. Planning and dreaming are also creative activities, and it is totally OK to think about future embroidery projects when knitting!
    Congratulations on your award. Yo DO make a difference to a lot of people, not only at work but to your mother and your blog readers, too.

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  6. Congrats on the award
    Sending you love and hugs x

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  7. I know the feeling - so many crafts, and all are competing for my limited free time! Congrats on the award, I'm sure you deserved it :)

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