Sunday, September 18, 2011

That awful black shetland!

I hate the stuff, uh..the awful black shetland...but Earl loves it!! I took a photo of the wool on my son's drawing table and turned around on the computer to download the photo. My son said "look at Earl". There he was, wallering in the wool. Donald took the photo of Earl. I posted a photo a year ago of him in the green box with the carded fleece. Must be the smell. I ended up with 14 skeins. Have not weighed it yet but each skein is usually around 2 oz. I'll figure out what to do with it later (but I won't be giving it to Earl!). He had a lot more fun with the stuff than I did. Did I mention that the last 4 or 5 carded bats had rose bush thorns in it!!! That's a first for me. I've had to deal with sandspurs (I lived in South Florida for many years and am familiar with those!), but rose bush thorns (BIG ones) are a first for me!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

This photo is better!

My helpful son has enlarged the photo for me. I am very grateful that he will help me out when there is something I just don't understand about the computer. He said he used something called "paint"'s Greek to me.

All dressed up

My daughter has sent a photo of one of her students at the college. Her name is Victoria, and she is studying Japanese language on Fridays on her lunch-time. This week, my daughter brought along some clothing of her's from when she lived in Japan and dressed up her student, Victoria. I thought she looked cute, and asked my daughter to send me a copy of the photo she took. Sorry it so small, but I cannot figure out how to make it larger since I copied it from an email. Victoria gave her permission for me to post her picture.

I have never heard back from the Hatteras Cat people. Either they are shut down because of the Hurricane Irene, or they are no longer in business. I will remove the picture on the sidebar soon.

Today is World Wide Spinning in Public Day. Since we already went to Leslie's in Meadows of Dan last spinning in public was planned today. However, I did FINISH spinning that awful black shetland wool last week. I will take a photo soon...hopefully! No decisions made on how to actually use the awful stuff. It was a whole fleece, so there is enough to maybe make a sweater?? Ugh!

MUCH cooler weather here. In the 50's yesterday and today. People were wearing coats at the grocery store this morning!! I love it! Enjoy your weekend...

Friday, September 9, 2011

Touching her toes

This has been an "interesting" week. Previously it was an earthquake and a hurricane, this week it was another hurricane and tornadoes!! One hurricane went to the right of us, this last one went to the left of us. We spent Monday and Tuesday under tornado warnings...and there was damage in the area to prove it. The only damage to our property was to my nerves, thank God!! I've gotten next to nothing done and am glad it is Friday. The above photo is of the Chan. She wasn't worried...not at all (Earl was!).