Friday, November 13, 2009

The Upside of Swine Flu

Well, I slipped WAY under the weather. Since I have had my seasonal flu shot, I know this must be the other. So instead of flying to Memphis to teach a workshop, I am tucked up in my cozy nest awaiting the delivery of some health restoring food from Healeo. The Memphis Guild has rescheduled for the end of January pleased that I will not be bringing disease to share along with weaving inspiration. I was at first determined to go no matter what, as I have never canceled a teaching gig before. But once I realized that I really was sick and I could reschedule the workshop, I settled into the "what is".

The first (and most glorious) thing is I got to finally read the wonderful issue of Handwoven. Of course I would say it is wonderful because there is an article by me in there, BUT I am in such good company! Madelyn certainly outdid herself with a whole array of "stars". If you haven't picked up this issue, it is certainly a must have for your weaving library.

AND Sara Lamb's long awaited book--Woven Treasures


I'm sure you all have your copy and have read it from cover to cover, but if you haven't--you are in for a real treat. I have set aside December as the month I will get to play on a rigid heddle loom. I am thrilled to have Woven Treasures as a companion for my new journey. It is the next best thing to having Sara come visit. Who am I kidding? There is no substitute for spending time with Sara Lamb (grin) but her fabulous funny self shines through every page!

It's time for more liquids and back to bed.

6 comments:

Valerie said...

Ooooh...so sorry. Hope you are feeling better soon!

Sandra Rude said...

Get well soon!

Holly said...

The flu sucks! Drink plenty of liquids and feel better soon.

WeaveZine said...

Dang. Sorry to hear you're still sick! The flu (in whatever variety) sucks, as does having to cancel a class. I had to do that recently for the first time, too.

Take care of yourself and be kind yourself! Feel better soon!

Anonymous said...

Get well soon, Bonnie & kudos for not sharing the bug. I wish more people had your insight!

Meg in Nelson said...

Take care. But I shall rush to the Magazine Shop (which is what the store is called...)