Answers to questions in the comments:
- With the support spindles I usually use a little wooden base that I bought with my Forrester spindle. It is pictured in this post.
- The sentence: "A certain amount of legerdemain was required to truss the turkey filled with that much fennel dressing. (write me if you want the fennel dressing recipe)
- The workshop was held in a large church basement fellowship hall. They have a triptych painted on that long wall that's sort of a landscape with lots of greens and purples framed as viewed through a palladium style window. It's new since we were there for a workshop last spring.
BTW, I know more people with birthdays in the coming week of November than any other time of year. Mary, the Sunday birthday girl and elementary school teacher said that she's noticed that too in her almost 40 years of teaching. Her theory is that Valentine's Day is 9 months before. So, there you go.
Now, where did I stash all those birthday cards?