Thank you for all your well wishes about the fire. We really are counting our blessings. I saw a friend today who had been at our house during the night of the fire and he told me that “I really didn’t think they would be able to save your house.” So we had a very close call.
Gorgeous Man would like me to give him the credit for the fire photos in the last post.
On to more mundane things. Gorgeous Girl has finished her first yarn.
It has already been knitted into a hat, but since it’s so fresh off the needles that she hasn’t tried it on yet (she’s napping) there is no picture of that.
Last year I made a hat for Gorgeous Man from some of my very early handspun. It got lost, and although steps were retraced it was never found. He requested a similar hat. I didn’t have quite enough of the burgundy yarn left, so I combined it with some handspun alpaca/merino.
I finished a shawl.
and a close up.
Gorgeous Girl has been very sick this week with a chest infection. The antibiotics seem to have kicked in and she is much better today.
Next week we are heading north to visit some game reserves/national parks. It will be good to get away and relax. We will have someone staying in the house to feed the cat and the chooks (chickens) and the fire is well under control now, just a few smoking spots left, but there is no real fuel left for them to burn.