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Power back on Thursday
Friday, August 14, 2020      9 comments

3:30pm - POWER It is so nice to not have to carry a light everywhere in the house. To not wake up sweaty and hot. To have lights in the bathroom when I shower. To have a very clean frig/freezer!! We spent 45 minutes cleaning the frig/free... Read more
Day Three - no power
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      9 comments

I am currently at the loom house charging up everything I can. One small brick is fully charged. My brick that I bought to go with my e-spinner is at 62%. The brick that goes with the single-jumper system is at 88%. I am glad to be here as ... Read more
This changes everything!
Monday, August 10, 2020      10 comments

We had a storm today. 100 mph winds. We have small/medium branches down in our yard. Further east on our street a large tree landed on the street, blocking it completely. But, by landing in the street it did not fall on the house right beside it... Read more
Friday, August 07, 2020      10 comments

Finished the band for the penguin project bag! It is already laced into the bag but I need to figure out a tie or knot or a better something to fini... Read more
Thank you All!
Friday, August 07, 2020      10 comments

Thanks for all the birthday comments on my belated posting of my cake. I think I had more fun watching the candles burn while we ate dinner than I actually did having a small piece of cake with ice cream. (I have always liked playing with fire.)... Read more
At the village but not spinning or weaving!!!
Wednesday, August 05, 2020      9 comments

Early to the village and it was cool enough that I left the door open - until I saw people on the grounds around 1:30pm. But the amazing thing was that I felt like I was not even there. I spent my first chunk of time repairing a wooden swift. I ... Read more
Making your own b'day cake
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      16 comments

We have had hickory nuts in the freezer since I was last able to find them two years ago. I have had good thoughts about hickory nut cake (my Mom's ... Read more
He did not know it was a 'kit'
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      10 comments

Dearly Beloved got me a fabulous birthday gift -- a few weeks ago -- and yesterday I finally put it together. There is a series of three books: All about Wool: A Fabric Dictionary and Swatchbook, All about Cotton and All about Silk. Each bo... Read more
Sunday, August 02, 2020      12 comments

The band is around the first peg after the tension bar (where the white dangly strings show)!! I started on the last of the prepared wool on Tyro.... Read more
How in the world do you do it in COVID?
Thursday, July 30, 2020      14 comments

I found out on Monday that the husband of a first cousin died. They live in my area but another cousin in Virginia was the one that old me and asked that I spread it to my sibs. I did so. How do you safely go through all the rituals that accompa... Read more
Busy day at the village on Monday!
Tuesday, July 28, 2020      9 comments

Finished weaving the scarf. It still needs the fringe dealt with; perhaps on Thursday! Then I turned right around and made the warp for the next thing ... Read more
This rug is going to take forever!
Friday, July 24, 2020      10 comments

This is between 30 and 45 minutes of weaving - 4 inches!! This is what I am weaving with. ... Read more
Friday filming
Saturday, July 18, 2020      9 comments

Friday was the day we started filming for the short videos to go with QR codes when I am not at the loom house. We got a bunch done. I also got the band going quite well. It is 1" wide; now I can finish sewing the bag! ... Read more
Marching on at the village
Thursday, July 16, 2020      12 comments

Again today, even though I filled my basket and put it beside the door last night, I did not have everything I needed. So I proceeded with my day anyway. The drawstring for the next project bag (coordinating, you know) is all threaded and r... Read more
Short day at the village
Wednesday, July 15, 2020      8 comments

But many things done. All but one spinning wheel spun on (and started a new one) and two out of three looms worked on. I bit the bullet and moved the Emily wheel to a different spot in the room and added the dressed distaff so now I am spi... Read more

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