We just got back from a concert of Cape Breton music. Andrea Beaton, Troy MacGillivray, and Kimberley Fraser were up in Milwaukee this week and gave an awesome performance. Each played fiddle, piano, and danced. Andrea and Troy also played guitar. For one of the tunes, all three of them played piano, played fiddle, and danced (they kept "transitioning" the instruments and kept one fiddle and the piano going at all times... neat stuff). They are all amazing musicians with incredible energy. You can here them all for free on the archives of Cape Breton Live.
Currently, I am working on a basket weave sock for Meg for Valentine's Day. It's made of Socks That Rock, Scottish Highlands colorway. I am about to turn the heel on the second sock, so I think this is quite doable. I expect to be doing a decent amount of knitting over the next few days, however, especially because these socks are being knit on 0s.
I have a few comments to make about Annie Modesitt's combination knitting technique, but I think I will save that for another time. It's late and I'm a bit tired.