Monday, May 12, 2008
This and That
After being back for a twelve days I was still looking for my bearings. Slowly, things got back to normal. I was catching up at home. Seeing my good friends. Making little dinners. Tass our Applique Society group in Eagle River invited the members of the Anchorage group to have a Cinqo de Mayo celebration and a Show and Tell. Lots of talent in both group. I went back to Yoga classes on Tuesday night. I even went on a hike around the Westchester's lagoon. Few events happened in Anchorage: First Friday with a show at Terra Bella of Kathy Harte's Quilts. Z Denise Gallup showing at the Laughing Lotus Yoga Studio. Then the All Alaska Juried Exhibition opened at the Museum as well as Michael Joo's exhibit. Then we had a Bead Show where I found little treasures and was introduced to Vintaj This company has reproduced vintage filigrees and has interesting ways to combine them with stones and beads. Very fun and exiting. What else... Oh the weather of course. It has been pretty nice. The proof is in the mosquitoes community... healthy and hungry... On the 7th my Dad would have turned 80 years old. The leaves are pocking out but not yet unfolding. I even had lunch outside one day on the Balcony. We went to our regular Brunch at the Captain Cook for Mother's Day and Paul and Emily called me.I have spent some time in my Studio putting things away. I have eaten fresh cherries, raspberries, strawberries as big as Popsicles. I got as a present two beautiful bouquets of Tulips. I went to the Women's Show in Eagle River and won a full bag of tools just for women. I enrolled in the Alaska Club. Today I got to have lunch with Lorraine and her son Collin. We had some fun times talking and laughing and then Collin fell asleep on my arm. That's happiness! So it might have taken me 12 days to get there but I am finally home.