Hiyah, things seem to be going okay on the Nanny front. When I got up there yesterday Nanny and Sheila had gotten themselves all worked up into a tizzy. Apparently my sister, Sheila, had over heard a couple Aunts discussing what the options for Nanny and Sheila's care would be and Sheila, being Sheila, misunderstood and told Nanny all she had heard. Sheila had called one of the Aunts that has been such a great help and more or less told her off. I had a nice little time of defusing that volatile situation. Once again, ever seen the movie "Dream Team?" I live it!!!!!
My birth Mother, Nanny's sister, went with us yesterday to take her to the doctor and to check into some things. She seems to be a lot more cognizant of what is going on around her and much more stable on her feet. It is our, and the doctor's, belief that she had not been taking her medicine correctly and that was the cause of the hallucinations and the primary reason for her inability to walk straight. We shall see. Myself, Mother and Nanny's other sisters have developed a scheme that I think will help keep things on track. I'm going up again Thursday to take her for a CT scan and to check on a couple other things. I know that in her present condition, if Nanny did have to move to a nursing home or probably even move out of her own house it would be her downfall. I so want to keep things as normal as possible for both her and Sheila.
Since my wonderful husband, David, went with me yesterday I didn't have to drive. Which means I got to knit!!!! As usual, I took enough knitting with me to last for at least a week. I took three pairs of socks and Aaron's satchel. You never know where you might get stuck and for how long. Ya gotta be prepared!!!! I got quite a bit of work done on these "Basic Cable" socks. I purchased this yarn at the first of the year. For the last three years or so I have made socks for Christmas gifts to be given to my half-sisters, sisters-in-law and such. So every year right after Christmas I buy the yarn "so I will get the socks done way in advance." Yeah, right. This yarn is STEP by Austermann, 75% superwash wool/25% nylon. It also has Aloe Vera and Jojoba Oils in it making this yarn oh so very soft.
I'm a sucker. I ordered some more wonderful batts from Abby. Some for me and some for my Spindle and Wheel Fiber Frenzy Swap partner. Say that five times in a row. I can't remember what they are all made from, I gotta retrieve that info and I'll post it later. But the names of these beauties from left to right are: Bluegrass (I had to have that one since I'm from The Bluegrass State, think maybe Abby saw me coming?), Orange You Glad and Pine. I know the Pine is 33% Superfine Merino/33% Cashmere/33% Tussah Silk. YUMMY!!
In the next day or so I should have a picture of my MS3 finished and blocked. I can't wait to see it myself!!!!