Most folks make plans to head south at this time of year. Not me. A week from today I’ll be flying to
to teach 2 ½ days of workshops for the Anchorage Weavers and Spinners Guild. Anchorage, Alaska
Spinning With Silk Hankies
Creating the Yarn You Want
Blending Colors at the Wheel
I’m not even remotely concerned about the weather. Weather.com’s 10-day forecast for
predicts higher temperatures (and likely rain) than for here in . Lake Ann, Michigan
I am looking forward to experiencing fewer daylight hours. (On my “bucket list” is to spend the winter solstice north of the
Arctic Circle.) According
to the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory,
Anchorage gets about 7 hours of daylight at this time of year (compared to 9 ½ hours
here in Lake Ann).
Because it’s winter, many of the tourist-y things I’d like to do are unavailable (day cruise, railroad trip, day hikes). I do, however, hope to go to the Musk Ox Farm and I hope to visit a few museums.
I am especially looking forward to making new fiber friends in
The best part of my work travels! Alaska