1. It's National Spinning and Weaving Week! October 6-12. I will be demonstrating spinning this weekend at a local historical ranch-turned-park, sitting on the patio in front of the adobe ranch house. If you're local, come visit! Reyes Adobe Days. In preparation for the event, I have been practicing spinning some of my various fibers to decide which one(s) I'll be taking to spin. And since it's a national 'holiday', I'm not being lazy, right?
2. Son #2, Dr. Mike, combined business and pleasure when he made a trip to the
3. World's Best Neighbor was visiting to discuss scarf knitting techniques. She was planning her visit to their newborn grandson and asked about baby hats I might have. Immediately I pulled out a World War II Watch Cap knitted in blue and just the right size for a little one if it is rolled up a bit (and it gives him room to grow into it). Perfect! A hat going to someone who will love it, wear it, cherish it.
4. I think I've mentioned the young girl who was watching me knit one evening last summer at an event--I offered to make her a hat. Then when I told her brother I'd make him one, he answered, "Yes, please" which melted my heart right there. The little one has taken to calling me "Mrs. Knitting". Heart in puddle again. Then their daddy shyly asked me if I would make him a hat. It turns out that he
5. Every year I purchase ONE pumpkin spice latte. 'Nuff said.
How was your week? I hope if you are in the northern hemisphere, you are enjoying crisp fall weather with beautiful orange and yellow leaves flowing around you. I pray that if you are in the path of Hurricane Matthew that you are safe, warm and dry. And I hope if you are in Southern California where the Santa Ana winds are scorching the landscape even more and whipping up the palm trees and tumble weeds that your air conditioner is working.