handspun! Also, a road trip and a favorite house guest.

lateoct - 4
Finished two-ply handspun. I don’t remember what this is, but it is wonderfully squishy, and will make a lovely winter hat, or maybe a pair of mitts.

lateoct - 5
The blob of this pinwheel continues to grow. I only have a few more rows until I’m at 450 stitches, but as you can imagine, these are LONG rows. Hoping to get this to the baby I began it for before said baby is a toddler…

lateoct - 1
I pickled some radishes.

lateoct - 2
And some beets.

lateoct - 6
And then I drove to New Mexico to see dear friends and pick up a favorite houseguest to bring home with me.

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While in Albuquerque, we enjoyed tasty Mexican desserts.

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And beer.

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And I brought back a lot because Chefboyfriend couldn’t make the trip with me.

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Once home, I graded in a coffee shop.

lateoct - 3
I drank beer that “tastes like wizards.”

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And captured this stunning sunset.

lateoct - 14
Went for a hike. (That’s favorite houseguest on the left, and Chefboyfriend on the right.)

lateoct - 10
Admired fall yellows.

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And appreciated the beauty of a bright, crisp, October afternoon.