Today I started on the second family unit on the front side of the quilt. It seems to be going along at a good pace, stitch by stitch. I'm really enjoying working on such a big project. But I have so many other ideas going on, that today I began work on another little one...this will involve stitching a recent drawing on home-dyed cloth; here is a lone bundle of jacaranda blossoms and eucalyptus, steaming...
Even though all this work is exciting, it seemed a good time for a get-away. I haven't been seeing enough horses lately, so I decided to go for a drive to Sacramento to the Horse Expo. A well spent day!
This was what greeted us first:
Some more highlights; pulling logs:
A beautiful mule:
Something I would like to go to someday:
There was also a cattle dog training session, but I was so engrossed in it, I forgot to take pictures. Gilly was quite disappointed about that (she didn't get to come along), and was a bit sulky and unwilling to look at the camera:
I'm trying to teach her the names of some of her stuffed (unstuffed) animals, but I get the impression she might rather be learning how to herd cows. Oh well. That's all for now.