The Washington County Fair has come and gone. What with the fair and the move that the Children's Room underwent during the last two weeks of August, I can finally find a balance between work and my craft.
I spent five days at the fair from 8:00 am and 10:00 pm. I sat int he Rhode State Grange Fair booth explaining th e benefits of Grange membership to fairgoers. I enjoy meeting and talking with those who visit the booth. What I didn't have was much time to explore the fair. First thing each morning was having a great breakfast with other fair volunteers at the Ashaway Grange Booth. They served a great breakfast buffet. The local FFA sold a hot Apple Crisp that shouldn't be missed.
I spent the next week on vacation while the library packed up for the condensing and rearrangement needed for its renovation. I went back to work on the following Wednesday. We are still becoming ussed to our smaller quarters.
Autumn is my favorite time of year. I love the crisp air and spicy smell of the woods. Warm days and cool nights mnake for great sleeping weather.
I find it easy to relax in the fall even though I am busily planning all of my crafty projects for Christmas gifts. I have three knitting and crochet projects that I work on at different places because I want them to be surprises. So I can't show them off until after Christmas.
I am stitching on some Dimension's Wire Whimseys which I will decorate my computer at work. Since we have condensed the Children's Room into the Old Reading Room during the library's renovation, I don't have as much space to decorate for the seasons. The Whimseys will add spot of seasonal cheer to the room. The current Whimsey is a basket of Apples. I hope to have it done by the time I go back to work after the Labor Day Weekend.