You Want To Know ME?!

I’m on Ravelry! I’m Preita if you want to look me up! 

I currently live in Ridgefield, Washington just this side of the wonderfully weird Portland with The Best Husband in the Whole Wide World, the best dog I could ask for & 3 pretty decent cats.  I take pictures almost every single day.  If the house was burning I would make Matt herd all 3 cats out of the house while I took pictures of it burning. Seriously. 

I’m a compulsive know it all (or trying to be), bossy (we call this “A Natural Born Leader” thank you very much), and loyal to a fault.  My dream is to litterally “Be rich and do nothing”. I never knew what I wanted to do when I grew up and it haunts me to this day.  I will write about everything and anything that pops into my head and I probably will tell you way to much information.

I knit. A lot. Seriously  A LOT. This blog has much knitting content to be had. If I could knit in my sleep I would, but the Mr won’t let me try as he fears that I would poke his eye out (which I doubt very much).

I have started writing, something that I never once pictured myself doing.  Ever.  I can easily talk faster than the speed of light (and will most likely die in mid conversation) but I could never write the required 8-10 page short story in school, but something seems to have changed and now, roughly  600 pages later I’m starting to think I might be on to something.

I love meeting new people who knit, farm, photograph or are totally into books as I am.  Portland probably is one of the most fun cities to live next to because there always seems to be something exciting to do or look at.

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14 thoughts on “You Want To Know ME?!

  1. “If the house was burning I would make Matt herd all 3 cats out of the house while I took pictures of it burning.”

    Ok, first of all, I LOVE the concept of herding cats. If I ever want to laugh my head off, I start mentally picturing someone herding cats. Heehee.

    Second, I’d be right next to you taking pics. Hahaaa.

  2. “My dream is to litterally ‘Be rich and do nothing'”

    I don’t believe you. From your descriptions of yourself, you couldn’t possibly do nothing and be happy.

    Just sayin’.

  3. I am new to knitting, but hooked! I have knitted simple jumpers for an prphanage, and a jumper for my daughter.
    I now want to attempt mittens, but without a thumb. I have a pattern, but it is for babies and my daughter is 7.
    Would you know how to make it bigger????
    Or, do you have a better pattern or idea for me?

  4. Morning Prieta, Hope you both had a nice Thanksgiving! It is snowing here or has been since 5:30 AM, hoping it melts now so that Jim does not have to plow. I think Hallie (sp?) wanted to play w/Boo and is probably missing her now. Have you talked w/Mette today? She figured out our boy is actually a girl ! Oh happy day, and no end of teasing did I get this week! Carol

  5. Love your blog Prieta! We miss you at Anacapa and I love where you live. I’ve never been to Portland but this is definately on my list now! Take care and keep blogging and knitting!!

    Donna G.

  6. I was aimlessly searching for bizarre combinations of words on the Internet as I often do and somehow your site came up. I don’t usually take time to peruse strangers blogs since most of the time I can barely keep up with what is happening in my life. As crass as it sounds, I generally don’t give a dookie about people who choose to post the ramblings of their lives but you were different. You seem like a very interesting person with an even more interesting life. Almost like someone I would take the time to get to know in hopes of developing a good friendship (no, I’m not flirting!) If you ever correspond with strangers far, far away (but in the same galaxy) I would welcome the opportunity. I think it might be fun! Of course, if this seems downright creepy I would understand if you locked the doors and shut the blinds! Either way, it was great running across your blog. And for what it’s worth, you really seem to have a talent for photography. – Matt in Michigan

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