tickets, tickets and more tickets
And I don't care to work in a beer tent again any time soon either.
It was a very busy, fiber-less weekend for me but on Tuesday I made up for it by driving 90 miles to pick up Milli.
Then 90 miles back home. She traveled all the way from Tampa, FL and even though my Dad said he had to strap her on the roof of his van, wink, wink, I found no bugs on her, LOL She hung out at Dad's for a couple weeks before I could take her on the last leg of her journey. She's now resting comfortably in my studio, getting to know Viv and The LadyBug...and the rest of the family. She's in excellent condition and spins very nicely.
On my way to Benton Harbor to get Milli I may have stopped at an art gallery and a yarn shop...and made a couple of small purchases.
Noro Silk Garden Lite. The sock yarn was so very soft that I couldn't leave it behind. There's a video at the link that shows how to get the yarn off the "flying saucer".
Last Friday LittleDog did a great job of helping me skirt and pick a Jacob fleece that Blackie so kindly grew this past year.
Hillside Jacobs. It's nice and greasy and had a very nice "oyster" that showed no sign of vm at all. I saved that part for last as I want to get the super-veggie stuff taken care of first and enjoy the ease of cleaning the nice bit. The super dirty stuff has been soaking in my basement for several days and I'll be glad to get it cleaned up...ooo, stinky! I do not recommend soaking really dirty fleece in your basement for 6 days...almost made me barf!
Well, that's about it for this week. I won't go into all the miles I drove in 4 days (about 400) or that I've finished the baby quilt and will be passing it on to it's new owner tomorrow. Nor will I bore you with tales of the GR Yarnies get together. Seems like I'm cramming so much into life these days that there's not enough room here to tell it all. Suffice it to say, it's been a busy week.
Hope you all have had a busy week too. We all need those to remind us how great the slow ones can be. Happy Fiber Arts Friday everybody. Hope over to Andrea's blog and say hello to a few other fibery peeps today too. Thanks