A Bit More Spinning

I took Miss Bug to camp on Sunday afternoon, and once home, tried to figure out if I wanted to do more digging, or just general clean up and relaxing. The general clean up and relaxing won out, surprisingly enough. Mostly because it was too late to start a new project and actually finish. Sometimes my inspiration to finish projects during the evenings on a week day is pretty low, so I like to have major stuff wrapped up if possible.

So, instead I wandered around my garden picking pretty flowers for a vase. They aren’t dramatic like peonies, but they ARE pretty. Yarrow, mums, coreopsis, and showy evening primrose.

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It’s sweet and cheerful and makes me happy to see them in my home.

One of my favorite things about gardening is when plants show promise. And this is a fine example. We put a rose in this year, and I admit I was fearful it would never bother to grow. But it shows promise.

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I really hope to see more soon, but this one tiny bit of growth makes me think it’ll be just fine.

Speaking of hope, that’s also the way I feel about a brand new spinning project.

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Such as this one! Mad Hatter from BMFA, I am just in love with what is happening on this bobbin!

3 thoughts on “A Bit More Spinning

  1. Beautiful flowers and spinning! I hear you – evening projects need to be short and simple, or need to be a clear “phase 1” of a longer project.

    Last night I planted 4 tomato plants and skimmed the pool. It seemed like enough for chores. Then I carded wool and spun for an hour or so. I hope to someday make things as pretty as yours, with enough practice. 🙂

    • Nice job on the planting and the spinning! I need to put in more cherry tomatoes, the two I put in were tiny, and they got eaten.

      Keep at that spinning, I promise, you’ll be where you want soon enough! 🙂

      • better that the tomatoes get eaten than that the plants do! Good luck with the next batch. 🙂 And I will keep spinning, I love it.

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