Sunday, August 30th, 2020
A long time since I have written here.
Somehow August has passed by, - warm weather and the usual end of August rain didn't arrive.
The garden has been growing by leaps and bounds so that now it looks like a small jungle
with the Barn flowers reaching high above the garden fence,
- and this lack of moisture has not been good for menacing wild fires.
I look forward to September.
Well, I have always looked forward to September!
I was always anxious to go back to school in those long ago days and somehow
this anticipation has stayed with me over the years
and I still welcome September with great enthusiasm, and renewed plans.
A Handwoven magazine lies open upon my breakfast table
with a most inviting article and instructions for 8 shaft tea towels -
even some with overshot, which is pretty fancy for hanging on the oven door.
I find that the pandemic has joined hands with my advanced age
and between the two of them they have thrown up a barrier between me and
any social life - although I did go to a church meeting the other day.
My "ears" got into the act, and admonished the other deterrents
that I had managed to to avoid - I had a terrible time following the flow
and it occurred to me that my best meeting days languish in the past!!!!
I am so thankful for my looms, and the creativity they inspire..
Here are a couple of scarves I just removed, washed and pressed,and looked upon with pleasure!!!!
Oh shoot!!! Blogger froze up on me, - again! Is it trying to tell me something?
Am I not to post a picture of these lovely manly scarves, (?) all plaid
and one festooned with red, green and black blocks - lovely soft, fine wool.
Just great for Christmas!!!
I have decided that there is a reason for Blogger being so recalcitrant
these days, and it all has to do with age.
1. (and the most likely) I am getting old and not as sharp as I once was.
2. Blogger has taken on new ways that it is not quite used to, and so
it just lies back and becomes "unresponsive"!!! (This is the reason
I am inclined to favor as there is some hope for improvement as
3. Maybe my computer is getting old, and it is in need of emergency
treatment, like the installation of Windows 10, which sits here on the
floor, beside me, patiently waiting for someone to bring it to life!!!
Whatever the reason, I have reached my limit of frustration and am off
to bed with this intriguing new book I am reading - "A Traveler at the
Gates of Wisdom"
My youngest son, who was just passing through, tells me it is raining
outside, - I will open the window wide and listen to the pitter-pat and
be just as thankful as the poor parched plants!
Keep an eye out for the White Rabbit, who is wending his way
through the hills and will be around to visit on the
First Lovely Day of September......