Space Needle

1 week = last 9 days

72 lb suitcase (spinning wheel + yarn + clothes for a 2 week trip)

2 planes (Tri – Cin, Cin – Sea)

1 great afternoon with Eileen (lunch! cupcakes! epiphanies!)

12 hours talking to awesome Seattlers (and some fabulous Vancouver-ites, including my dear Kim Werker).

2 yarn stores in Seattle (Hilltop Yarn, Fiber Gallery)

2 hours spent talking to Jessica of RoseKimKnits

1 lunch with crafty rockstar Sister Diane.

2 moments of oh-my-gosh-I-took-the-wrong bus! in 2 (!) cities

1 night with 4 fabulous businesses-women at Cairene's.

2 yarn stores in Portland (Knit/Purl, Close Knit)

1 missed flight (my husband)

1 missed train

54 minutes on the phone with Delta to get the missing luggage sent to our hotel.

1 extra night in Portland

37 hours on a train (Seattle to Portland, Portland to LA, LA to Oceanside)

$40 for some snacks on the train (Jay says, “train-way robbery”. Heh.)

1 yarn store in Southern California (so far!): Clever Knits

2 nights of from-the-garden tomato sauce

7-ish days of being completely unplugged; from internet, from Twitter, even from TV

2 1/2 books read (Not Buying It, Made to Stick, Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society)

2 more days in Oceanside left

10 more hours of plane travel until I'm home to my puppy.

How was your week?

7 Comments on Week in Numbers

  1. Mssewbad
    August 12, 2009 at 2:12 pm (10 years ago)

    WOW, you have been BUSY! What an awesome yarny life you have! I ordered my wheel yesterday. I can't wait to start spinning! Thank you for being such an inspiration!

  2. blondechicken
    August 12, 2009 at 6:30 pm (10 years ago)

    Thanks! What wheel did you get?

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  3. Mssewbad
    August 12, 2009 at 11:22 pm (10 years ago)

    I got the Ashford Kiwi 🙂 like you reccomended. I'm soooo excited!!! I've been using a drop spindle forever. It will be nice to go a little faster 🙂

  4. Beethovan
    August 21, 2009 at 2:20 am (10 years ago)

    good i like this..

  5. susann
    September 8, 2009 at 12:22 am (10 years ago)

    I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

    Margaret

    http://lotterymegamillions.net

  6. susann
    September 8, 2009 at 4:22 am (10 years ago)

    I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

    Margaret

    http://lotterymegamillions.net