August was full of barbecues, getting ready for back-to-school (and not-back-to-school for my homeschooled ones), a housewarming, etc. And this past week was full of illness, culminating with my little Molly (8 1/2 years) getting a spinal tap on Friday night! OUCH!! It came back clear for viral meningitis (the deadly one is bacterial meningitis, so it would have been treatable anyway) and a couple other tests, but its definitely something viral. I even got what ever it is and was sick Saturday night with a 103 fever and other symptoms. I'm feeling mostly better today, but still "delicate" in the stomach. Eh... now to wait and see who is next..... I'm pretty sure this is the same thing my 3 year old and 13 year old had first. Still have 5 more people in the house who haven't gotten it. Hopefully my 7 month old won't at all. The ER doctor said she's least likely to get it since she's nursing.
So.... craft-wise, I have been busy with my Traveling Scarves groups, several swaps, some personal knitting (wow... knitting for me!! what a concept!), some Christmas knitting and lots of spinning. I got replacement parts for my Babe Fiber Starter and am thrilled with wheel spinning! Lacks the beauty of an Ashford, but it spins. :)
Anyway, I'm back to trying to post weekly. :)
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