The first project is still sitting next to me on its temporary needles. I sent an e-mail to the company that made the broken needles(I don't want to say bad things about them until they have had a chance to make it better)
I've been working on Barbara's blocks in the mean-time. If I still haven't heard back from the needle people or it isn't fixed once I'm done with them, I'm going to dig around for a pair of straights in the right size. Hopefully I will have a pair in the same size made out of the same stuff so I don't have to worry about my gauge becoming too different.
I'm also fighting a bad cold that is really kicking me in the head. I'm brewing some more medicene even as I type this.
My magic cold cure is a pot of tea containing: