Month: October 2014

Morning Sun

… after the minor dust-storm yesterday, seeing the sun was – for a change – rather a nice thing.
Some snaps on the way to his nursery during a beautiful sunrise (only 23 degrees Celsius in shade at that time! I’ve been waiting for this weather for months!).
Abbas seems to enjoy walking in the small patch of desert left within the neighbourhood, pretending to be sinking in the deeper, soft sandy areas. He can be pretty funny at times. When he wants.
And no. This isn’t our house.

 

Yes! All Three.

All three kids in the same picture, looking in the same direction, and not moving for that half a second it took to snap it. Picture! Done! Rare! (I think only a person with three kids – or more for that matter – knows how nearing impossible is to make a spontaneous photo of all of the offspring together without any of them crying, beating up someone else, or fighting over a toy, making the picture totally unusable, blurry, or generally unrepresentative.)
True, Maryam looks slightly disgusted, but hey. Three! In one picture!
Usual mischief and destruction, otherwise. (Three!)

Hookin’ in Barrens

Crocheting (along with some uncomplicated knitting, WoW and Sims) is my go to option when trying to relax a bit. It is not easy sometimes, as there are three kids trying their best not to let me do anything which doesn’t include them, but small projects work fine. Granny squares are great for that; or slow Ironman challenge in the games.
Sometimes I tend to crochet while playing; or watching movies. Sitting at the TV alone these days, with my husband enjoying himself in Europe while I grow slowly insane from my own children (did you ever try to wean a stubborn, hysterical two and a half year old with an Arabian temperament and Czech thick-headiness off a bottle without his cooperation? Grand recipe for a migraine induced by rather inhumane screams.).

I have a lot of squares in making, and than to be stitched together, into a hopefully a little handsome project, an easy pattern to memorize and rather quick to whip up.

Lets see if I can finish it before my getaway spouse comes home. Or if I’ll use my 2mm steel hook to commit a murder.

PS: Barrens his way.