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Tired but Satisfied

Deborah and JackToday was a day for crossing things off lists. I went to a computer client in the morning, where we’ve been working on an issue for over a month. Went to another client in the afternoon and made a plan for installing a database product I made for them months ago but was delayed for several complicated reasons. Then went back to client #1 and finished that project. Whew. And I’m so very close to finishing all the ends on the sox for my friend!

I ended up getting to Habibi Dancers practice late but it was a very good practice. We are learning a dance I really like and have watched many times but never totally learned. I think I am going to really get it this time!

We are getting ready, also, for several performances at the Renaissance festival this summer. We will perform four different dates but I will be there only once.

crowd at Ann Arbor Art FairI’m so booked on summer weekends it seems amazing to me. It’s usually good stuff, anyway. This Saturday afternoon I do the demo at JoAnn Fabrics, and Saturday night 6:30-8:30, The Fabulous Heftones (Brian and I) will play at Altu’s restaurant. Sunday looks peaceful, thank goodness. There may be a picnic with Brian’s co-workers, I’m not sure, but that is low-stress and very enjoyable.

Since I finished up my adult classes at Foster last night until October, I’m sort of finishing a lot of other things as well. I think I’m preparing for a marathon several weeks in the studio, we’ll see how that goes. It is definitely time for change in many ways. My life is so different than it was two and a half years ago, when I picked up those knitting needles again after over a decade. It is sort of dizzying to think of it, but I have no regrets and I’m not going back!

Last night when I finally sat down to knit before I went to bed, I didn’t even finish two rows on the stole before I fell asleep right in the middle of the row. Crashed all night on the couch in the living room (I actually love the luxury of sleeping on the couch sometimes, for some reason it is a comforting place for me). I slept like a baby.

crowd at Ann Arbor Art FairTonight I am going to get going on the knitting earlier so I get a little done. I do hope to sleep earlier tonight, both because I’m exhausted and because I want to get up a little earlier tomorrow in case I can ride my bike to my lab at Foster Center. Right now the weather forecast looks promising for that, I’m crossing my fingers!

(Pictures are of the Ann Arbor Art Fair. First is my friend Deborah/Scarlet Zebra and her husband Jack, who surprised me with a hello. Next is the crowd. Last is the Ann Arbor FiberArt Guild, breaking down the booth at the end of a very fine show.)

Off to knit…

One Response to “Tired but Satisfied”

  1. Marc ia Says:

    I love falling asleep on the couch, late at night too! My husband and I refer to it as “tipping over.” ex: When I’m crawling into bed at 3am, my husband will mutter “tip over again?”

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