I'm back home again enjoying familiar pursuits with a new inspiration that only getting away from it all for a while can give you. Being on the road with real freedom is liberating in the way of no other kind of travel. No planes to catch. No reservations. No commitments on the other end. Even scrambling for a room late at night can turn into an adventure.
We did a lot of sightseeing and stopping along the loop from New Mexico into Arizona, up through Utah, and down through Colorado. Even though I had traveled some of the same roads years before, it was all new without kids to wrangle.
This time I was patient through his museum stops, and he was patient through my junk shops. We could have cried through some of the breathtaking scenery.
But raptures aside, it became obvious why so many rooms are already taken at the end of the day at the end of a summer when things have relaxed and cooled to the ideal temperature for just about anything.
But now we're in the pink of September. And indeed the color has changed. The hue is paler and more delicate at this end of summer, and tinged with a yellow glow like my new plates above. I just adore finding things in pairs, don't you?! I also found these cheery white balls of rug yarn all ready for a project, or for standing alone on display.
My forays yielded a couple of ironstone tureens for just a song.
Now, if only I could turn into three people in order to get everything I'm inspired to do done!!!
Love this detailed rim. . . (Sorry, don't know the pattern!)
Still so much to catch up on! Thanks so much for all your visits. I'm looking forward to getting back to business!
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