How did you spend your tax return?

Well I was actually planning and had been looking for a used fine cloth drum carder.  But last week as I was checking Craig’s list for the umpteenth time I came across a Lendrum ST for a great price.  I thought about it all night.  You rarely see Lendrum wheels come up for sale second hand.    It seems like every time I spin on my wheel during open studio I am asked about lessons.

Not having a second wheel kind of precluded giving lessons, so with this one practically throwing itself at me, I emailed the seller to see if it was still available having be up for sale for almost a month.  Sure enough it was, and it was only a 20 minute drive from my house.  So Friday after work I drove up and picked it up.

It’s a older model, but I am sure my bobbins will fit.  She also had one of the older lazy kates which look much nicer than the one I got with mine.  I look forward to giving it a ‘spin’. (hehe)

Saturday was supposed to be a nasty rainy cold day, but the sun came out early and stayed out all day – it was just beautiful.  Unfortunately I had schedule hair appointments for me and DD in the mall that afternoon.  I thought about canceling but my hair was just awful.  So I got it all cut off – lots of layers, and with my hair texture and waves it looks like I just came off the beach.  (Translation- comb in the morning with a little product and no need to do anything with your hair again all day.)

I also need to color it desperately so I decided to throw caution to the wind and went a shade lighter than my normal reddish blond,  Then on a whim I decided to go for the gusto (translation double process – remember those days?) and grabbed a hair frosting kit too.  DD helped me pull my hair through the cap to add the blonde highlights.  I have to say I love, love, love it.  Patty is going to be so jealous!

Sunday, only Jen and I made it to Peddler’s Daughter – the Magner’s was delicious and we had a lot of laughs.

Only two weekends to the CT Sheep and Wool festival and The Harlot at Webs.  Who is going?  Carpooling?

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One response to “How did you spend your tax return?

  1. I’ll be going to see the yarn harlot, but I think I’ll be skipping the CT S&W. Can’t wait to see your hair!

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