Monday, November 8, 2021

A little of everything.

I know Halloween is long gone, but I am still smitten with my daughter's handiwork.  She made all three costumes, and they were perfect.


Meet Wednesday Addams.  Complete with the "look".
 



And a very happy little ghost.


And this poor little zombie with a knife through his head!!!!!



I spent Saturday with these three, and loved every minute of it.  They completely wore me out.


But I have to confess, that the day after, weaving alone with two dogs, I was thankful for the quiet.





Getting back to feeling pretty productive in the studio.



Right now I'm working on a 25 yard warp of towels.





With the time change, the dogs and I are up at 5:30.   They go out, then they come back in for a little early morning snooze.
That doesn't last a real long time, because there is a lot of bitey face that needs to happen.




They are totally silly, and I have no idea what I would do without them.

This year, like last, was a year of no shows.   I am kind of surprised that it doesn't really bother me.
Sometimes change sneaks up on you,  and I think that has happened to me.  I was forced to slow down after my knee replacement, and getting back up to speed has been slow.
Maybe I will feel differently about shows next year, but somehow I doubt it.  

Outside chores have been about completed, and I'm getting myself geared up for 
the season.    There are always so many things to do.....I am never at a loss to keep myself occupied.

Retirement is time for all those things you love to do, and never, ever had enough time for.

That's where I'm at.   It's a pretty good feeling.

Five months after my knee replacement, finally, this week, I can walk down a flight of stairs like a normal person, instead of one stair at a time.   

Eureka!!!!!!!  Suddenly I think a normal knee is in my future.











2 comments:

Peg Cherre said...

Hip hip hooray! No-knee knee hooray! 😁
Good to hear from you. My fav of the costumes was Wednesday. I wouldn’t have known that was your sweet granddaughter.

claudia said...

Those grands are definitely scary! Your daughter is so talented.
I am happy to hear that you have a good knee now. I'm putting off getting my knee checked. One reason is the covid thing, I haven't stepped foot into a doctor's office but once at the beginning of this whole thing and another is the fear of surgery. UGH!
Loving seeing your warp on the loom! Pretty colors.

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