. . . and now that it's night, I want to tell you about parts of it before I sleep. This bit is the most colorful. What a waterfall of color! I found it quite by accident. Okay, the Universe directed me to it. I was searching for green glass beads when a wrong turn, executed out of frustration, forced me down the very last aisle . . . and there it was. A singular bolt of cloth among many such bolts of cloth! I wanted it.
A close-up reveals such lovely surprises. See why I like watercolor? And I am willing to bet you'll never guess what it has hope of becoming. A pair of spring capris? A caftan? Chair upholstery? Cushions? Pillows? Book covers? Hmm. All that sounds good!
Although the colors are kin, put a hold on it! Don't buy a copy of "Put a Stamp On It!" just yet. Give me a few more days and I will tell you why. Yes, excerpts fooled me. Do not order it. Be warned. Cautioned? Read this:
" 'And when the letter went through the cancelling machine, the pressure of the date die stuck exactly over the coins. Did you ever make coin rubbings when you were a child?'
Dr. Watson, though Black, and recalled that he had.
The Littlewood's man returned a few moments before five."
That bit is from "Sherlock Holmes and the Littlewood Pool." Does it ring a bell? In all fairness the author died before he published this confusing mess. I can only wonder why no one thought to edit "Put a Stamp On It" before publication. Such is life.
And, no, I didn't make it to the post office this day either. We traveled east. The post office is south of we.
Moving on . . .
So is there any wonder why yellow is a recurring color in my life lately? The sun's a mellow yellow this spring. I even drank lemonade in Starbuck's this afternoon, and while I'm not yellow . . . I'm all about the mellow in me. And mail!
In summation? I went to JoAnn's Fabrics. I bought green and gold beads, special threads, a lovely clasp set for a handmade surprise, fabric that originally sells for $21.00 a yard on sale for 50% off, and some lovely cold lemonade. Afterwards, I sat on the patio and stitched until my leisure time was over.
What a wonderful day. I hope yours was too.