I drove down to Charleston, South Carolina to meet up with my family for Thanksgiving. It was nice and warm during our time there and so we were able to get out and see a lot of the city. It wouldn't be a family vacation without several trips to different old churches and graveyards (it is just our thing for some reason). We also ate at several of those amazing, cute little hole-in-the-wall restaurants that are scattered around the city.
Visiting local yarn stores:
While I was in Charleston I finally got to visit a LYS for the first time in months. I probably looked strange running around stroking all of the yarn excitedly. Knit was very friendly (my siblings loved playing with the adorable little dogs) and had an amazing selection of Madelinetosh, it was a wonder I didn't walk out of there with more yarn than I did. I ended up leaving with a sweater's worth of Berroco Vintage as a birthday present from my mother.
Watching Moonrise Kingdom:
I recently rewatched this movie by one of my favorite directors, Wes Anderson. Each of his films are so meticulously made and aesthetically gorgeous, but this one may be one of my all-time favorites along with The Life Aquatic and The Royal Tenenbaums.
Listening to Radiolab podcast:
I've been working away in lab as always while trying to keep up with coursework and writing that journal article. If you have any interest at all in the area of science that my article is on (perhaps more for my family members who want to know), you should check out this new RadioLab episode. They explain epigenetics in a very understandable way and make it interesting for people who aren't science nerds like me.
I've also been knitting away in my spare moments. I should have a finished project to show you soon, as well as my latest crafting success!
Thank you as always for all of your encouragement and friendship!