Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Giving Thanks

Lovely new roof
There are so many things that I am giving thanks for this year.  I can not possibly list them all, nor would I want to bore you to tears with the recitation.  Here, though, are some of my more unusual ones.
Grateful to have at least half a roof done before it snows tonight and tomorrow.
Knitted lace scarf

Thankful to have these two scarves finished.

Aurora Borealis woven scarf

Happy to have sold three items at Benson's Craft Fair on Saturday.
Thankful to be going to Thanksgiving dinner at the Married Daughter's house.  What a shift in the general scheme of things to be going and bringing pies and wine, instead of doing the whole shebang.  I think it is going to be a real treat.  Plus, she has graciously included MacTavish in that invitation (did she tell you yet, Kevin?) so here is another thing I am grateful for----I found a place nearby that I can (and did) take MacT to that has a doggie washing tub.  So for a mere pittance I could stand and wash him in a very agreeable manner.  It was amazing.  Usually I have to lean over the tub and pour pans of water on him.  This place let me stand up, had shampoo etc all at hand and lovely washing hoses.  I loved it.
Exhausted dog
I don't think the dog did.
I wish you all a Blessed Thanksgiving.  I'm grateful that you are reading this and hope that in some small way I entertain you for a moment.  And now I need to go work with fiber!


  1. To be thankful for your wonderful new roof - partial or not is a great thing in my eyes. I would really like a metal roof on our new little homestead house, it will have to wait a few years until the present roof needs replacing. Dog washing, ah now that is a chore I can relate to. Have not tried the stand up style places to wash my dog Sam, but I will keep your experience in mind. Love the shot of MacT, what a great dog! Happy Thanksgiving, enjoy your day with family and friends.

  2. Thanks, Martha, it seems like the day is going to be excessively joyful. I imagine you will be able to unpack enough boxes in order to celebrate in your new home. Happy Thanksgiving!