Monthly Archives: August 2017

Frodo and Tomatoes

Well we finally got a “bit” of rain in the western half of Washington this weekend. It made life good again by washing away the smoke from the BC fires and the heat from the “heat wave” we have been experiencing.

Got some of my little experimental bracelets done on the rigid heddle and am still trying to figure out the tension problem I am having at the end of the warp. Try, try, again.

But the best is the Frodo Scarf.

I bought the yarn on sale at the LYS (All Wound Up) and the colorway is called “Frodo”! I decided to weave it instead of knitting with it, it is fingering weight yarn, and this is how it is looking.  I LOVE it!

 

Last night my husband and I decided to have a “picnic at the beach.” That meant: going to Whole Foods, getting food to-go from the food bars, driving to the beach and parking on the cliffside street to look at the Sound while we ate! There is a lovely street called Sunset Ave. in Edmonds, WA that has a section, past the Ferry Dock, that has parallel parking along the cliff above the railroad tracks and the Sound. It is a favorite place for looking at the water, the scuba divers, the boats, the Ferry and the view. It is also a good place to walk, but since it was raining we just sat and ate. Yummy stuff comes from the Whole Foods food bars!

As we walked into the Whole Foods Market, there was a table at the entrance with Heirloom Tomatoes for sale. $4.99 a pound! I think I picked up a yellow tomato that cost $4.99! Last night before we went to bed we had a snack of fresh heirloom tomato sliced and juicy. Today I am having a cheese and tomato sandwich for lunch. I wait all year to eat tomatoes in the summer. This tomato is the sweetest tomato I have had in years. I hope I can save some for my husband…

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