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RETIRED!! Yes, It finally happened, I am retired from teaching after 25 years! I have to say I was a tiny bit worried that I might not know what to do with myself, but LO! I can do whatever i want now!  It is exceptionally freeing to wake up and say, "I can do anything I want to do!" Me at my retirement celebration! Most exciting, of course, is that I do not have to drive into Queens, NY anymore.  The commute had become so onerous, taking up at least three hours of my day every work day. ENOUGH of that... Knitting became the first thing I think about every morning! Of course I immediately started knitting socks This is me knitting while walking around.  It is not easy but sometimes necessary! Next I started to panic about Christmas, and similar to socks, I began to knit fingerless mittens for some presents These were for Sue, The yarn is a tiny bit sparkly, I love this yarn! These were for Nathalie, the yarn is soft white, these are