Monday, August 6, 2012

come what may moonday

Come-what-may knitting in the spirit of knitted minestrone using whatever yarn ends come your way. It's a come-what-may week, too -- all the pre-wedding, wedding day, and day-after planning and preparations are taking form and coming to life. Many good people are packing suitcases right now to travel here. Dresses are being fitted and altered. More 4" clear glass vases, one evening bag, and one good gluten-free lasagna meal are still being hunted down. The groom's mother is wondering why she is getting a haircut the day of the wedding and didn't do so last week. And she is ardently putting tanning lotion on her white legs so they match her arms. And wearing her heels for 15 minutes a day to get used to them. Whatever happens, there will be a wedding celebration and it will be wonderful.

Today is a waning moonday in fiery Aries. Aries is ruled by the planet Mars which is generally thought to be warrior-like energy but I like to think of it as a positive and powerful force instead. For instance, all that energy and spontaneity generated by Aries can be directed toward brainstorming and starting new projects or editing and improving old ones. What may be lacking now is patience to see things through or to understand where someone else is coming from.

Aries influences the health of the head and face, from the top to the nose. Conditions like headache, eyestrain and nose/sinus congestion may be more apparent now. As always, this too will pass -- the time the moon is in each planet is only two and a half days. Be cautious, breathe deep and drink lots of water.

Tomorrow Mercury goes direct, completing its second retrograde of 2012, the next being November 6-26.

Hoping you have a beautiful week, come what may.


  1. vibrant colored knitting for exciting times. hope you will post a few pics of the event. congrats to the couple.

  2. Don't you love it when you have to do everything all at once and it feels like you are sliding in to the home plate? But, everything always turns out beautifully and I know this will be a most joyful, beautiful celebration for you...I see that : )

    Good idea on practicing with the shoes for 15 a day. It would take me far longer! lol! I used to wear high heels when I was much younger. Now it is no more then an inch and one half.

    Love the variegated look of the yarns. Makes me smile.
    xo <3

  3. Love that you're knitting in the midst of all that is this week. All will be beautiful and memorable, and I look forward to pictures.

  4. whoa, wait...aren't you the groom's mother? lol love all your last minute preparations, hope those tanned legs turn out ok. I know you'll all have a wonderful day, it'll be fun to hear how it went, all will be perfect I have no doubt. I'm going to be the groom's mother next year, it's an exciting time, yes?

    Carry on and keep knitting :)

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  6. I too love that you are knitting at a time like this! And what great knitting it is! It will be so memorable!

    How did you know that my sinuses are giving me fits? I was astounded when I read that part of your post. Today has been the worst day for me and my sinuses - but if I only have to endure for 2-1/2 days, I can do it! Thank you for that insight.

    Have a good week....adrenaline is a wonderful thing right now. ;-)

    Yes, please do post pictures of the happy day. And best wishes to the lucky couple!


  7. Blessings for all for a beautiful wedding!
    And you described this Aries to a T- all fire to get going, no patience to finish!! LOL
    I love the mix of colors as you knit away :)

  8. good luck with all of the happy chaos & the haircut! & knit on!

  9. What a great way to use up your little left-over pieces of yarn, and a great time to use them, no thinking about a pattern just knitting to relax.

  10. How exciting...good times to come.
    I was laughing because on the day of my son's wedding, in a foreign country to me (Denmark), I had my hair cut by a person I had never met.
    My sister-in-law nearly had a heart attack...I had the best haircut that I had ever had. :)