Thursday, September 16, 2010

this one gets better.

...this story begins (after a very long walk and five episodes of mad men) with a visit to twisted to see the never not knitting trunk show. I am a huge fan of alana's designs and it was wonderful to see everything knit up and looking even better in person than I imagined.
and it gets better: sitting behind this display is sivia harding. yes, that sivia harding. turns out she works there. I bought two of her patterns and she signed them for me.

and it gets better: our next stop was the airport to pickup katie. and then back to francie's for dinner.

and it gets better: we opened some wine, made dates stuffed with marcona almonds and blue cheese for a snack.
love it - those are katie's hands in there :-)
 and watched francie make her specialty fig pizza (she uses a baking stone, homemade crust topped with blue cheese, fresh figs marinated in balsamic, proscuitto and arugula - yes, it's oh-my-fabulous!).

and it gets better: we ate and drank and talked and laughed.

I can't wait to see how today's story unfolds.


  1. Wow, sounds like an awesome day :)

  2. too cool for words-looks like some yummy eats you got there-i'm staying tuned.

  3. Have I mentioned that I'm jealous of you guys? Obviously the first part of this meant very little to me, but I'm happy you're having so much fun!

  4. What a wonderful day! How cool was that to meet Sivia Harding?! I bought her Diamond Fantasy Shawl pattern long before I knit shawls. I was just thinking the other day that I need to pull it out and take a look. So glad that you're having a great time!

  5. delicious!! looks like a wonderful time!

  6.!!!! How awesome!! Glad that you are having fun and you must be thrilled to get time with Katie!

  7. And it doesn't get any better than that! Sivia Harding, too!!!

  8. oh, it looks and sounds like a wonderfully fabulous day!

  9. oh, it looks and sounds like a wonderfully fabulous day!


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