Sunday, March 27, 2016
Sammy was sick in the living room and then slept almost all day.
We turned the furnace down and tried opening the windows but that let me more of the stink that was still outside. A friend suggested that we place small bowels of vinegar throughout the house and since I'm a dyer and buy it by the gallon, I placed them liberally throughout the house, about a gallon's worth. Ian assures me that he will turn on the light before opening the door in the future.
The towels did great, but while the scarves got lots of appreciative comments and feels, only two sold and they were Tencel, not my handspun. It makes me think that it wasn't the right audience. By law studded snow tires must be removed by April 1st so Fiber Market Day is always the last Saturday in March to allow people who want to over from Portland to comfortably make the trip. But this year that neato plan got tripped up when it fell on Easter Weekend. I was pleased with my sales but heard that others weren't so happy.
skunk distraction plus ten hours of standing on concrete with very few breaks has left me utterly exhausted.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
his guy was just selling CDs and at the other end of the concourse so you got music at either end - loved it.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Thursday, March 10, 2016
We have spent the better part of the past two days figuring out how to pack four-days of clothes and stuff into these two little bags. Ian found a local shuttle that will take us and pick us up for only $16 more than it would cost to park our car in their lot and then scrape the weather off when we get back next week. The dogs are at the kennel, first time Sammie has been in a kennel in her 12-year-old life.
We're headed to Redlands California first thing in the morning to celebrate a big and wonderful birthday and to celebrate our family and friends. Life is good!
Saturday, March 05, 2016
Occasionally a deeper spot doesn't empty to the joy of the birds though I would worry about mosquitos. A flyer I recently picked up in front of home for sale on the other side of the canal was listed for $599,999. It's a nice house but the new ones in this subdivision go for 350,000 - yikes. And it's only .18 acre, good for people who don't like yard work I guess.
Laura called this "peacock" but it says "tidepool" to me - a work in progress.