What a topsy turvy week this has been. Too much ice cream and chlorine, thunderstorms and sun. And not enough knitting. Can you tell that school has let out for the summer? Now there's even a (gasp) bathing suit post on this here knitting blog. We are heading out to the pool for a quick swim before another thunderstorm hits. On Monday, I wasted several hours at the mall trying on swimsuits with utterly no luck. Apparently my criteria for the perfect suit (comfortable, modest, slimming) are pretty hard to find. Or I'm just a bad shopper. I had high hopes for the new "slenderizing" swim dresses advertised this season, but they felt like I was wearing a full body cast. A swimsuit should allow one to swim, right? I like the one that I bought last year a lot. It's sporty looking and covers all the right spots. This bolero knitted with Lion Brand Cotton-Ease makes for a nice cover-up.