My reading glasses are lost and have been for about a year, I think. It didn't seem like a great tragedy - I hated wearing them anyway. Mostly because I had to take off my normal glasses to do so and was thus rendered mole like if I needed to look at anything more than a foot away. I know this is why bi-focals were invented, but my optician said I was too young to go there (hey, I take my compliments where I find 'em). And most of the time, slightly fuzzy near sight isn't too much of an issue. I only got the glasses because at the time, I was working in very poor light and getting cracking headaches using a screen at an awkward distance away.
But finding them would definitely make cross stitch easier. Because in theory, sitting with one's hoop sounds like a meditative and relaxing activity. But in practice has involved much tutting, sighing, and strategic positioning of backlights.
Still, my version of The Guardian is done. Yes, there are two errors (which Hubby irritatingly spotted), but I'm counting on the fact that with no reading glasses to help me, I'll probably never notice them again.
I am really taken with the idea of cross stitch in a single colour on interesting coloured Aida - this one is Misty Blue and I got it from Ray Stitch. I think I have the perfect spot for it, come the season...