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Tour de Fleece

It's been a long month since I've been able to post here.  It's been busy and full of changes. Here is a partial list.   One knee replaced - my husband Ron is recovering nicely. Our grandsons have spent a couple of weekends here so my daughter could study. Nursing school is going great! I've had plenty of time to knit in various waiting rooms and have made great progress. "Geology" is finished but needs to be washed and blocked.  I'll post  picture when that happens.  I'm working on "A Walk on the Moon" right now. Goats are well on the road to being healthy again - several sick ones spent some time in the barn but all are back out...

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Where's Dinner?

My husband Ron does most of the cooking at our house.  I used to cook. I spent years, decades really, being the only cook but I got tired and ran out of ideas and interest. That's when Ron took over.  He has become a great cook.  Yes, there have been missteps, as there are for any cook, but I love to eat what he makes.   Recently, he had a great menu planned for dinner - pork roast with white potato gratan and cauliflower.  The potatoes were sliced on the mandolin so they were thin and perfect. The pork was lightly seasoned with salt, pepper and garlic powder.  The cauliflower was cut from the head in perfect florets.  The logistics were perfect....

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Fiber Christmas in July and Our New Investigative Reporter

  We got back from the Fiber Christmas in July in Kellyville, Oklahoma this past Sunday evening.  The show was a hoot!  This was the 10th anniversary for this show so there were specially created mugs to celebrate the occasion along with general merriment by all.  We saw friends old and new and had nice sales.  Kellyville is just southwest of Tulsa so we were able to enjoy one wonderful meal in Tulsa while we were there.  The drive from Houston up to the Tulsa area is very familiar to us.  We spent years hauling horses and our kids up to Tulsa for the Welsh Pony Show in the fall.  Peggy's two youngest boys and my daughter all rode there...

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