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Short chilly day
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      12 comments

When I got to the village today and circled to my normal parking spot I noticed the closed sign was still up - at 11:30am (village opens at 10am) but did not really think about it. The Managing Director was ill on Monday and I just assumed that ... Read more
Dolores travel ensemble
Tuesday, October 27, 2020      10 comments

I've planned various photos for this outfit but finally decided on Dolores in the window. It has been done since sometime in August and I have anoth... Read more
Weaving runners
Thursday, October 22, 2020      9 comments

Today I remembered the weft yarns and started weaving. An overall shot. This seems to be going well. ... Read more
Thursday, October 22, 2020      13 comments

Leaf Peepers to be exact. We decided to drive the river road north to south and see the leaves. Even though it was cloudy/overcast it was our last chance. A fast, but legal, drive north about 2.5 hours to Effigy Mounds National Park overloo... Read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2020      9 comments

Got to the village a little later than planned but knew what I would face in the un-insulated, un-heated (except for my little heater) loom house. At... Read more
Too Early!!!
Monday, October 19, 2020      10 comments

This is way too early! Since it is actually going to warm up a couple of degrees overnight I hope that this is mostly melted by morning. Really hat... Read more
just because it is silly
Monday, October 19, 2020      10 comments

Franklin Habit created Dolores, the most ill-bred, pure-bred sheep in the world. For the last two years he and other designers have been creating outfits for Dolores. I have been playing along. I skip around on what I knit. The total number of o... Read more
Sunday, October 18, 2020      10 comments

In spite of all the homeschoolers: setting up, teaching, putting the loom house back as it should be, I got this done. Threading completed and tied ... Read more
Saturday, October 17, 2020      9 comments

(Lots of photos) We had a group of 27 students, 7 adults, and two babies. All in four groups, broken up by age. Originally it was three groups but the 2-5 grades had too many kids to fit in the loom house all at once so we went to four grou... Read more
Home Day
Thursday, October 15, 2020      6 comments

Got 15 more masks done; some toddler and child sized. Then I sat with my book on CD and got some spinning done (no picture yet) and moved to something that has been sitting for a couple weeks. ... Read more
In a bit of a fog
Tuesday, October 13, 2020      9 comments

While at the village today I received a text from a friend to call if I had a half-an-hour. I called and told her I was at the village and if visitors came I would drop her and then call back. We talked for over 2 hours. She is terminal - 3-6 mo... Read more
Saturday, October 10, 2020      11 comments

This is one of the overlooks where we planned on walking yesterday. This is what we saw on our morning walk today. It was later, and warmer, than ... Read more
Not the planned day
Friday, October 09, 2020      10 comments

WE planned to go hiking at a park in northeast Iowa. Second shot at it. The first time we wanted to hit the park it started raining, a lot, before we got there and showed no signs of stopping. Punted it. Today the plan was to leave the hous... Read more
Did it but was in a bit of a panic
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      12 comments

Out-patient procedure on Monday so I had to get a covid test today. Lab was open 7:30-12:30 for testing. Set the calendar on my phone to leave the house at 7:20am days ago because I was going to get that done first thing and head to the village ... Read more
Next projects
Saturday, September 26, 2020      8 comments

Will be table runners with different wefts. There will be yellow accents. Half-done at this photo. I give up. Because I cannot see the photo ... Read more

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