Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Weekend Update

What a busy weekend! On Saturday I taught the 4th, and final, section of Knitting: Beyond the Basics. It was a truly great class. I lost a few students and that could have been that it was the last weekend of Spring Break up here and family obligations might have intruded, however, I still had 3 of the original 6 students and one who joined us for the last class only. I learned a lot as a teacher in doing this series and I will definitely teach it again...maybe in the fall.

First, I have to get through the CR-RWA Conference. I knew it was going to be a lot of work, but I underestimated the amount of free time I have. I have not written a word since becoming Conference Co-Chair. Of course, I'm not great at budgeting my time, so that may have something to do with it.

On Sunday, I drove down to Tina's in Catskill, where a group of women met to do henna tattoos and bless the belly of a woman soon to deliver her 2nd child. I love henna. I adore the opportunity to decorate my body and have it be semi-permanent. About the time I'm getting tired of it, it fades. What could be better than that?

I had 2 pieces done. The first on my chest:

This is with the henna paste still drying.

The next is what it looked like right after the paste finished curing and came off:

The other piece I had done was the back of my left hand.

Again, this is what it looked like with the paste on:

And htis was taken on Tuesday, after the stain had time to set for a few days.

I can't get a shot of the chest piece. Maybe after Tim gets home from work.

Stay tuned for details on the trip to Northhampton, MA and (of course) Webs. I would have posted it today, but the weather decided to thwart picture taking. How could I talk about Webs without posting pictures of stash enhancement?


Jeff Schult said...

I think you're doing an amazing job of managing your time ... most people can blog, or have a life. And you're managing both. :-)

nancy dorian said...

great to meet you! remember ... i live near webs.

Hattie said...

I STILL haven't made it to of these days...

Love the henna!