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I am so lucky.... I a REQUIRED to spin silk!

Silk. There is just so much to say about silk.  What I really want to know is why, oh why did it not ever occur to me to just spin 100% silk? 475 more words


Spin to spin

Hi! It’s been so long since I last posted I almost feel like I have to reintroduce myself. I spend so much time in front of a computer screen at work when I get home all I want to do is watch TV or read a book rather than open my laptop. 290 more words


Three months. It takes three months!

All skeins are plied, and wound!  It took exactly 3 months for this my biggest spinning project ever.  First lashing of Romney wool locks to the combs happened on July 19th; last plying happened yesterday, October 19th. 351 more words


Clay County Fair

Jess and I had a great time a couple weeks ago, We attended the Clay County Fair, touted as the world’s greatest county fair (I’m not sure anyone is contesting). 396 more words

Get Up and Go (Even When It's Gone): Ride78, Baby.

It was a dark and stormy Monday morning, and I was not at all inclined to get out of bed.

But I knew what was waiting for me at Ride78 was far more inspiring than my soft pillow. 297 more words


Thank you!

The last two months have been grueling, especially when you add a now five month old and five year old into the mix. The days that I had mommy brain and brain fog from low blood pressure did not help, but because I’ve been working the shop for the past couple of years, autopilot set in. 646 more words


80% Want it - 40% Do it

We all talk about it…   “I’m gonna kick your butt in Tennis”, “I’m challenging you to rock climbing together some time”, or “Wanna go try… 263 more words