This past weekend was a mixture of being busy and being lazy (lazy mixed in with occasional naps). I'm sad to say I did not pick up a needle the entire weekend.
Friday, I left work a little early to meet up with some friends to go see "Mama Mia". Yes, I had not seen it until now. Oh, it was so hilarious. I loved it. After the movie, we migrated to the Friday's parking lot and had dinner (while the first bands of Hannah had arrived .... the rains had started).
Saturday I worked at my LNS, and relaxed and fought off naps later that afternoon. As for tropical storm Hannah, she was pretty much gone by noon, by early afternoon, the sun was out and it was a beautiful afternoon. For Sunday, the only thing I accomplished was going to the grocery store and a banjo lesson. I took a nice long nap around noon on Sunday. The only stitching related thing I did was on Sunday evening when I pulled out several Christmas ornaments patterns, picked out several, and pulled some pieces of 28ct and 32ct fabrics on which to stitch ornaments. Monday night, I did go to my LNS after work for stitch night and did start stitching on an ornament. I should finish it tonight.
I will share one photo with you. Background -- a few years ago Raleigh tore down the old convention center (a hidious building) and started working on a new convention center. It is now complete and this past weekend was the grand opening. A few blocks of downtown were blocked off and a celebration dubbed "Raleigh Wide Open" began. I did not go (I sortof forgot about it). One photo I found which I had to share was of the banners that were hanging in downtown Raleigh.
Raleigh is named for Sir Walter Raleigh. I love the "Rock on with Thy Self" banner. Whomever came up with that one, A+.
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