Hey, people! I'm leaving you

But it will not be for long. Tomorrow I set out for seven days by the ocean in Gloucester, MA. No TV, no phone, no internet. Just me, and the fire buringing in the fire place and my knitting. This is my personal, private time and I try to do this every year. I spend the whole week in silence and solitude and knitting and then, for the other 51 weeks of the year, my knitting remains as the peaceful place where I go to restore my spirit, soul and self. I always think of friends and family during this time--the people I love and treasure--this time I take all of you with me. I am leaving tommorrow with two inches of seed stitch on a circular needle as the start of a forest green V neck sweater. I will let you know how much I get done over the week. See you all again on the 18th. Keeph those sticks going. Peace.


Tom Hart's picture

Peace, indeed. Sounds wonderful, Jacques. I wish you the best week ever. All the best, Tom

Bradferd's picture

OOhhhh... I want to come... but then that would ruin the solitude. Enjoy your time!

Chris Vandenburg's picture

I think that is wonderful.... honestly wonderful... need a valet/chef/knitting companion? You have the most pleasant of trips.... I am truthfully envious.


"If a man has cream at home in the refrigerator he won't go out looking for 2% butterfat"
............Erma Bombeck

What a wonderful thing to do. How I envy you. Have a terrific week.

glorydays's picture

is there a place for me? :)

Mnjack's picture

Have a peaceful and relaxing week. It is always so great to get away from all our gadgets and noises.

Joe Moore's picture



scottly's picture

That sounds so good, I wish I do it too.

bobshome's picture

Excellent. Inner peace meets outer peace meets knitting.

TomH's picture

Have a great time!

TheKnittingMill's picture

Have a great time Jacques!

VTandPTguy's picture

Hmmmmm. A wonderful idea. Happy that we will be in your thoughts. -John

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Echoing all the best wishes. Hope you return all recharged and buzzing away, like the Energizer Bunny. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.