The buttons are on, the hem is... hemmed, and I am verily pleased with my newly recalled abilities as a seamstress.
I look so stern in this one, but it's a nice shot of the dress, and of one of our roses, which refuse to give up the fight...
Please also admire my plain-Jane knee-high woolie socks. This outfit will handle winter's worst with grace and aplomb.
And, if you're still in the mood for celebrating (I am!), help me welcome my newest baby into the family:
I may be about to join the ranks of dirt-poor students, but at least I'll have wireless Internet access and on-the-go blogging abilities. Yay!!!