We did a new paddle, paddling 'up' the Little Nestucca, one of two Nestucca rivers that empty into Nestucca bay (the other is the 'big' Nestucca, which we've paddled several times). The Little was good--it goes through farmlands, and also in the river were several other kayakers, fishers in little solo pontoon boats, and (the best part) several seals (or maybe sea lions). Their little seal heads popped up every so often (one head was not so little, making me a little nervous) but they are fun companions to see during a paddle.
It was sunny, so I took a few more pictures of the shawl.
I used the 'easy' picot bindoff (cast on 2, cast off 4, repeat forever).
Our neighbors Dawn and Lane had us over for Moscow Mules (as one does), Tim made bread. Our neighbor Pam was there too. It was fun to hang out and get to know them, and we feel a bit more part of the neighborhood as well. Next summer I have plans to be much more integrated, and we may have a book club too.
Sunday was extremely rainy (as this week is supposed to be) and we mostly hung out around the house (two walks were taken, though).
I did a little paper crafting, making this 'box ornament' with a tiny pop up scene inside. Now that I know how it all is supposed to work, I'm going to make a few more today.
I also am working on another little embroidery piece--this one reminds me of a kaleidoscope.
Fish and Chips
Still enjoying the catch--Tim made fried fish and I made chips for dinner.
Doesn't that look 'real'?