And celebrate Justice Jackson, new SCOTUS member and a minority in every sense.
And that's my senator congratulating her. We urgently need more of her, because SCOTUS is cratering.
On to more hopeful things, from one aged knitter to an even more aged knitter
My knitting group yesterday was great fun again, and I learned a way to do an icord edging on a diagonal edge from S. who figured it out while we chatted.
Chat ranged from comparing notes on Florida friends and relatives, family jokes, making jewelry from paperclips, work dress codes and celebrating a newborn granddaughter of one member, Avery, age one week, and the expectation next Spring of another grandchild to another member.
In the space of two weeks we've marked a death, my sister, a birth and a new pregnancy. Milestones and friends to mark them with. All while making beautiful things, socks, hat, sweater, baby cardi, shawl, and punch hook hanging. Doesn't get much better.
Earlier there was a racket of chainsaws down the street and I looked out to see a long dead tree finally being removed
Came home from knitting group and nothing left but sswdust on the ground.
There will be a 25' red maple in that spot soon, we're told.
And for people who love kaleidoscopes
I was asked by a crafter librarian for ideas for upcoming craft sessions where the project has to be learned and executed in a single session by adults often with great enthusiasm and little experience.
I checked my old teaching notes and found a couple of ideas for easy miniature making, viz
The chair is made from plastic needlepoint canvas or heavy card, if you don't have balsa wood handy.
And you can fill the grocery bag with doughnuts, Cheerios, decorated with markers like chocolate, iced, glitter for sprinkles etc.
The shaker boxes you paint or marker with designs. Silly fun for grown-ups. Also kids if they get a look in.
Happy day everyone, we're wet here, the remnants of Ian, but lucky it's only remnants. Enjoy your first day of October, however that got here so soon beats me.