for my daughter, Sarah. Sarah gets the medical supplies out to MSF and relief NGO's when the first reports come in of human suffering, deadly conflicts, atrocities and disease. I get heartsick when I read of people who have nothing to worry about except a cranky Iphone not getting a signal or the upload time on Tyfany-Amber's Roku is shorter...as if!!!!
First world problems are so challenging. Tears! I shed tears.
Anyway, she hits the big two-five this May. I found some gorgeous Great Adirondack Yarn Company Messing-Leopard lace yarn 70% kid mohair, 30% silk. This stuff scares me to death...I breathe too heavy and it blows away...LOL.
I am doing MMario's Queen Annes Lace shawl. I feel like the leather seamstress in that wonderful scene in the movie and broadway show Kinky Boots, slapping down screaming jungle red patent Italian kid leather for the first time on the bed of a SERIOUS industrial sewing machine - "Ok, boys and girls! I'm going IN!"
When I arrive at the end of this journey, I must block this new object. The cost of blocking wires was more scary than doing the deed...until I found....
I am so proud of her...but I worry about her. Luckily for me, she tells me AFTER she returns from West Aftrica, Asia or the latest cholera epidemic epicenter she just delivered stuff. I guess the apple did not fall far from the tree.