Sunday, August 23, 2020

No knitting on a Sunday

 I have no knitting to show you today but I do have some other things. First, to answer a question: Kathy B asked about Mana, and she is doing great. Ann sends pictures often, and she weighed almost 50 pounds so she's going to be a big girl.

In other animal news, we took a long beach walk yesterday morning. The waves were--weird? And we spent a few moments watching what are quickly becoming my favorite ocean bird--pelicans!

In addition to lots of sand dollars, we found a few agates and some shells

Last night, we had a social distancing gathering on our driveway with a bunch of neighbors---we were nine in total. These gatherings aren't going to last much longer, as some neighbors will be heading to their 'other' homes and then the bad weather will start--but our garage is bright and somewhat empty so hopefully we can just transition into there.

Our neighbor Dawn brought us these beauties.

I made some experimental cards. These are mulberry paper with hand cut cardstock and a little sequin on the top. I think I like the landscape one the best. 

And I made a banner (it isn't quite finished) for our neighbors KC and Tink--they bring home their new puppy on September 2!

I've been reading "The Secret Commonwealth" which is the second book in the second "His Dark Materials" trilogy. It snuck out in November (well, at least I didn't notice it) and while I didn't like "The Book of Dust" I am LOVING this one. Lyra is a student at Oxford and she and Pan have Issues. Major Issues. It's great. I have to look up at least one word on every page. I need to keep a list. 

I think that's about it from here! I'm off to the Farmer's Market. Happy Sunday!


Vera said...

Those alpacas just look so happy!!

Delighted Hands said...

Little Mana is growing so beautifully! The walk on the beach sounds great!

KSD said...

Fabulous of you to welcome those folks home.

Are all alpacas camera-ready, or just yours?

Tired Teacher 2 said...

Mana is adorable!

Jeannie Gray Knits said...

OMG! Those hydrangeas are Gorgeous! I've never seen such deep blue ones. Just gorgeous! Mana and all the others are looking good too! Those wave look like rip currents. Be careful in them!