Ms Fiddle Fern

Another Nora Corbett – I started her 23 May 2024 and finished her this evening. She is stitched on 32 ct sapphire linen with the called for DMC, a substitution on the Caron Waterlilies since there weren’t more than a hundred stitches in the one color and forty in the other. I still had both a lovely red and the chocolate left from Treasure Island just hanging there on a floss right. The beads (more than 350 of the little suckers) were the called for…

I otherwise traveled to Scotland and Wales via Zoom this morning to chat with friends. Not quite as fun as meeting Sandi’s sheep in person or exploring Edinburgh with Beverly, but it will have to do.

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About Holly

fiber person - knitter, spinner, weaver who spent 33 years being a military officer to fund the above. And home. And family. Sewing and quilting projects are also in the stash. After living again in Heidelberg after retiring (finally) from the U.S. Army May 2011, we moved to the US ~ Dec 2015. Something about being over 65 and access to health care. It also might have had to do with finding a buyer for our house. Allegedly this will provide me a home base in the same country as our four adult children, all of whom I adore, so that I can drive them totally insane. Considerations of time to knit down the stash…(right, and if you believe that…) and spin and .... There is now actually enough time to do a bit of consulting, editing. Even more amazing - we have only one household again. As long as everyone understands that I still, 40 years into our marriage, don't do kitchens or bathrooms. For that matter, not being a golden retriever, I don't do slippers or newspapers either. I don’t miss either the military or full-time clinical practice. Limiting my public health/travel med/consulting and lecturing to “when I feel like it” has let me happily spend my pension cruising, stash enhancing (oops), arguing with the DH about where we are going to travel next and book buying. Life is good!
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