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Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Ode to the Fiber Fest, cont…

Picture it, the barn that is: hay, critters, pens, dirt floor, boots,
wood, and more…

Move the wool to the mill – truck, shear, bundle, stack and spin…

Get it in my suitcase at the fiber fest – truck, tent, dirt, hay, sneeze, table, bag, ground (while I enjoy some fried dough)…

After all this, one just has to ask the question:

How Barny IS It?

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just l@@k @all that dirt!~!

Well, my little city friends, we are giving this
3 brn.gifbrn.gifbrn.gif ‘s out of a possible 4…

We LOVE THAT!

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1brn.gif : mule spun scored @the LYS

2brn.gifbrn.gif ‘s: hand-painting removed some of the field grass and hay

3brn.gifbrn.gifbrn.gif ‘s: has barely been touched by human hands

4brn.gifbrn.gifbrn.gifbrn.gif ‘s: still on the Sheep’s Back

And the Best News for my 3Barny Wool is that after it got a soapy hot water DUNK, I was rewarded with this:

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a nice, soft, beautiful piece of wooly goodness.

A little of my own elbow grease and I have something I can’t get anywhere else!


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