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MylastCreativeNon-Fictionworkshopofthesemester。

Imstartingtofeeltheloadlighten。

Ihavea20-ishpagepaperandtwopresentationstomorrow,thenthefunstuff(Imbeingsincere)revisingstoriesandessays。

Iloverevision,butthatsapostforanotherday。

IgothometofindthistuckedintoanAirMailedpackage。

FromAustralia。

Icarefullyopenedit,andwhoshouldIfind?

Mynewpal,custommadeformebySooz!

Heissowellmade;Imimpressed。

Lookattheteeth。

Checkouthistail。

Hershophaslotsofothercutiepies,butasyoumayknow(Istolethatphrasefrommyyoungestgoddaughter),Iadorebeavers(stoplaughing,Mona!

)。

Youvereadaboutmynamemeaningmeadowwherethebeaverdwells(stop,already,Imstillbeingsincere)andhoweversincechildhoodIveconsideredthecritters(Iknow,theyrejustovergrownrodents,butawfullycreativeandindustrious)amongmyfavoriteanimals。

SothisguycameintomylifejustafewweeksbeforetheBigRoadTripBackEastandIsuspecttherewillbephotojournalism(humorme)onthattripthatinvolvesthisguy。

Heneedsaname,though。

Illdigthroughmystashforaniceskeinofyarnforthepersonwhodoesthehonors。

ShallwesaybySundaymorning?

InknittingnewsIcastonfortheShadowShawlwithmygirlsyesterday。

AsmuchasIlearnedfromknittingthesocks,Iwasworriedaboutthemthewholetimeworriedaboutgettingthemeasurementsright(mypalsshoesizeisthreelargerthanmine,yetininches,ourfeetarethesamelength),worriedthattheyaretooplaintodeservetobegiventosomeoneelse。

Imrelievedtobeknittingsomethingthatdoesnthaveadeadline,thatsjustforme,justforfun。

Notthatknittingisntfuningeneral,butsometimesitseemsthereisalwayspressure(inflictedonmebymyself,ofcourse!

)togetanitemfinishedforaparticulardateandImlookingforwardtoalazyknittingprojectthatIlove。

So,yeah。

Namethebeaver,winsomeyarn。