17 08 2013


Ricky is here.  The boys and I went up to drop my things off at the Fair last night.  I am hoping to finish my chicken nesting house there.  We are in a tent and every year we demonstrate spinning, weaving, rug hooking , quilting , knitting and other things.  We also sell a few things.  Its great fun and nice for the people to see what is going on in neighboring towns.    I visited the Heath Library tent and gave them three bags of books and in turn bought a few.   $1.00 for hard cover and $.50  for soft covers.

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 This is always a stop for me, as I love books so much.  Last night was the tractor parade, it’s so interesting to see all the tractors and after this they have a tractor pull and fireworks.

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Today we are back at the fair, its much busier today, the boys watched the horse pulls and I worked on Mrs. Brown’s new nesting  basket.  I worked on it for over 3 hours, I just have the back to do.  Its made out of oat grass.

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Its a little wonky but I think I will soak it and try and reshape it when its done.  The top will have a point .  I left the oat seed on thinking Mrs. Brown might want a snack while laying her egg.

  Would do a lot of things differently and a lady mentioned that cat tails would make a wonderful one.  Years ago I braided cat tail leaves and made baskets in the winter.  I really think I will try that.    It was a fun day for all of us.  Tonight we are have smores cooked over David’s fire pit.

I think the flowers are exceptional this year.  I caught a bug just leaving the rose.

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Thank you so much for reading my blog today and I hope you have a wonderful day.



One response

17 08 2013

The Heath Fair is this week end? We will try to come tomorrow. I will check into the spinner’s tent. Hope you are feeling better! See you, Patti

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