Lots and Lots done today
Monday, March 09, 2020 7 comments
Jeremy arrived a smidge before 8am. I had already loaded what I needed for the village and moved my car to the curb. As soon as everything was nailed down as how the floor and steps would work I left. After some errands in town I arrived at the ... Read more
This month is going to be....
Monday, March 09, 2020 8 comments
... an I don't know what. The floor people were supposed to be here a week ago to put new floor on the landing and carpeting on the stairs. That got moved to tomorrow. We are ready for that one. Then a week later we have to board the cats a... Read more
Tacoma WA Hotel Murano
Thursday, February 27, 2020 9 comments
Earlier this month I attended the Red Alder Fiber Arts Retreat in Tacoma. The conference hotel was Hotel Murano. Tacoma has a lot of glass creators. The hotel features a different one on each floor as well as having a lot of glass on display in ... Read more
Practicing at the village
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9 comments
Next month I am the program for the homeschoolers. We are going to look at cotton. I have a bunch of cotton bolls which I am going to put on the floor like rows of cotton. Then I will split the group into smaller groups/partners, give each a pil... Read more
Fair Isle Yoke Class
Monday, February 17, 2020 10 comments
This is going to have a bunch of photos. For the class we had homework. Not only to find yarn (preferably the kind indicated) but also in some pleasing to us colors. From one chosen color-knit the body and sleeves of a bitty sweater; sized ... Read more
So much fun at the Conference!
Friday, February 14, 2020 5 comments
I am having so much fun. Yesterday's class was a bit of a mind-blowing happening. This morning's class will be even more so! Most of my fun is just talking with people as we work together, putting together the conference packets, working th... Read more
I found a computer!
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11 comments
The hotel has a business center but once the conference starts I do not know how much time I will have unless it is early in the morning (I am still on Iowa and not Washington time). This area is lovely. My room has a huge window that I can see ... Read more
Radio silence is happening
Monday, February 10, 2020 7 comments
My phone is a stupid-smart phone and I am not taking my computer so I do not know how much I will be able to do on Spark starting tomorrow at o'dark hundred. I am not lost. I have not forgotten. I am just in over my head with learning new techni... Read more
Bit of plying tonight
Monday, February 10, 2020 6 comments
Earlier today, while waiting for the laundry, I emptied the last batch of spun yarn on a spindle onto a storage bobbin. It was the last bit of single-ply yarn from a 4 oz braid I started spinning in August at Michigan Fiber Fest. It just seemed... Read more
In more preparation for the conference next week...
Friday, February 07, 2020 8 comments
I managed to empty the small suitcase from the spinning class teaching that I did near the end of January. It is a hair-bit over the requirements for carry on and I am trying to decide to check or just try to carry on and see how far I can get. ... Read more
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