Thanks everyone for your kind thoughts. The online knitting community just simply rocks. Today I am just thankful I have so many friends in so many avenues, and I'm thankful that I have special people in my life who mean so much to me that I genuinely mourn them when they're gone. I don't think everyone has that.
So today I am doing things that make me happy. There is now a second red mitten
I got the garlic out of my closet (which is a long, rather weird story).
I have a new music ornament for our tree: