have been complaining again about my lack of blogging. Well, my last 10 days have been filled primarily with sitting and staring into either space or the computer screen, depending on circumstances. Did you really want to hear about that every day? A one-liner. I stared into space today. Then I coughed. Then I resumed staring into space. I could have cut and pasted it every day, but somehow I didn't think that needed to show up on Facebook 11 times in a row.
I really wish I could invent something exciting, but the past 11 days of my life have been sadly lacking, putting it mildly.
Monday night I had an urgent need to bake scones, which was a short-lived good sign. Not having baked any in decades and having no recipe, I scoured the Internet and found a recipe for cream scones from Alton Brown that sounded reasonably decent. Since most of the 5 zillion comments complained they were not sweet enough and they had had to increase the sugar, that seemed like a plus. WRONG. I should have realized these were American taste buds and cut the sugar by half.
When my friend Rachel showed up for tea and crit on Tuesday, we managed to eat a few - but we both agreed they were too sweet. Is there a Brit out there who can give me a really great recipe???? PLEASE??
Since our crit group couldn't get it together for this Fiber Philadelphia month, Rachel and I had our own meeting -- which we both needed. She brought a piece she was struggling with and I gave her my not-so-humble opinion. I showed her a piece I had just cut in half and she had some great advice. Our day was pleasant and a great success!
I'll skip the non-activities of yesterday and today. Was planning to do therapy sewing today but didn't get near the machine till tonight, when i put the last few rows of stitching on a small piece. Tomorrow, if I am lucky, I will put the facings on and get busy doing the same for a few other small pieces that have been languishing. I am not sure what the weekend will bring.