Knitting: I'll be honest. As of last night, I had still only just cast on. But, Steve had to head back into work after dinner, so I used the time to get a couple of inches done on the Amerie. I like it! It's a very simple two row pattern. Although, simple as it is, I think I'll still reserve this for when the little guy is sleeping. I have a really hard time multi-tasking with knitting and I inevitably make mistakes. Hopefully, there is more sleeping time in our future than there has been in our recent past. I don't know if it's teething or what, but Silas has been restless the last few nights, up every 10 minutes or so. Teething medicine doesn't work, he doesn't want to nurse, he doesn't want to rock, he kinda wants to be held, but not really. We are some tired parents this week.
Reading: While putting some other books away I came across my copy of Guarding the Moon by Francesca Lia Block. I started reading it before I was pregnant, but it really didn't resonate with me, but now that we have over a year of babydom behind us I find myself nodding at a lot of what she has to say. The fear, the anxiety, the all-consuming love. I was first introduced to Block when a friend gave me the Weetzie Bat books as a going-away present when I moved to Los Angeles. She said that reading them made her think that LA was a magical place. I fell in love with Block's writing style immediately. She's sort-of a modern beat poet.
Joining Ginny at Small Things.