Crazy as a Loom

Wednesday, April 24, 2019


It's time to walk again....every single day if weather permits.   January and February were brutally unkind as far as walking went.
So I'm trying to make up for it.

I walk the bike path here in town, and I walk some back roads.  The fields are way too wet right now.
I also drive to other trails if I can.

On one of my walks, there are these amazing stone walls.

Look at the size of those stones.

The canal runs through town, this is the path on part of it.

A couple of days ago, L and I drove down to Lock 5.    It was a lovely walk, and a beautiful day.

The Hudson River is high, and fast.

I'm afraid I'm going to have to go farther afield, or run the risk of getting bored with the same routes.
I don't think Naya minds the same walks, as long as there are tons of smells along the way.
But to keep me motivated, I need more.

 Tell me what it is about abandoned mobile homes/trailers???

They are everywhere.

This one will soon be hidden with vines.

On the weaving front.........4 m of yardage, in cotton bamboo and rose yarn.....soft as butter.
And a very pale pink.

4 m of cotton bamboo and hand dyed cotton crackle.

And L's project....a crazy mixed warp with a silk weft.


I had all day company ........and it was a BUSY day.


We colored eggs.

We made cupcakes.

We chased chickens, and made lots of pictures, we visited goats, we went for pizza, we got exhausted.
OK, mostly me.

The screen porch is clean, and the best place for  an iced tea and a good book.

Finally, winter is over.

I leave you with this:

2 chickens trying to lay eggs in ONE box, at the same time.  Neither wanting to give up.
I have no words.


Florida Farm Girl said...

Love your porch. I'd be out there all the time. Glad the cuties came for a visit. What a joy. Funny hens. I guess they don't mind. Good luck with your walks. Now for me to get the motivation.

Alsan said...

Just a friendly note to thank you for your post. Just as I start to worry that things have been bad for you, I seem to get a notice of a new blog post.
The porch looks like heaven. It isn't warm enough to be out on mine yet, Snowbanks and the still frozen lake make that too uncomfortable as yet. The ice will go out in a few weeks. It is always fun to watch break up if we get a nice windy day. My loom warped for towels needs some tweeking and the others need warps. I wanted to acknowledge hearing from you. Your posts seem personal and I love them!

Joanne Noragon said...

I think you make it seem warmer than it really is. I think I would like much more sunshine. And/or little grandchildren.

Bovey Belle said...

What a lovely post - it made me smile. Good luck with the new walks. I am housebound due to a tree pollen "bomb" here in Wales after hot weather bought all the trees out at once. My asthma didn't appreciate it . . .

Lovely grandchildren you have, and looking like they had such fun with you. Love the weaving - especially the crackle one.

Enjoy spring.

Karen said...

I have a 2 mile "trail" on our property I use frequently - but also a state park just up the road with beautiful trails. Then there's the shoreline trails - we're lucky around here to have many options. Your canal trails are beautiful!

Peg Cherre said...

Especially love the pic with the grands and the egg dyeing - beautiful messiness!

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