Thursday, May 22, 2008

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Well, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Last night, I spent the evening in
Chatham (a town about 45 minutes from my home),
setting up for a pottery show and sale that will run
for 10 days.

Tonight, I spent the evening putting my
tiny flock on strings - and making them
into mobiles (see the fuzzy pictures at the right).
I've got 4 mini-mobiles finished now, and will
take them with me to the event that I'm going
to on Saturday..

On Sunday morning, we will be shearing
the flock - and lambs should also
start arriving within the next few days.

Nothing like being super busy all the time.

On Sunday afternoon, my darling daughter is leaving
for Ottawa for her summer posting with
the Army Reserves. She will be spending the entire summer
as a ceremonial guard at Parliament Hill - In August she
will come home for 1 day - and then head out to
Newfoundland for University.

Of course - I still have a commission of wine goblets for a local
winery to keep me busy through June - and I have to start washing
fleeces in preparation for processing, oh yes, and we are in the process of revovating one of our garages into pottery/fleece studio for me................ and somewhere in there - I'd really like to clean
my house.

Oh - I'm getting tired just thinking about it all.

Anyway - just a heads up - I am going to start making pottery sheep again next week - so - if you are interested - now is the time to contact me and put your name on the waiting list. There will be a limited number available this year.


Jenny Holden said...

I love these little sheep! Do you think that they would post to England safely? You could make little flocks of people's own Shetlands if they e-mailed you photos :o)

Really enjoyed reading through this blog. I hope that your daughter enjoys her posting over the summer. All sounds very exciting!

Tammy said...

Hi Jenny - yes - I think they would post well - they are quite sturdy little fellas.
I'm just getting ready to run another test batch on the colours, my supplier has discontinued a lot of them and introduced a whole new range - so it's back to the drawing board.

We're very excited about my daughter's posting for the summer - it looks like they may also be sending her to Norway for some sort of function - gosh to be young and carefree again!