Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Back from The Balsams!

RoseAnn and I just returned from almost a week away. The bulk of that time was spent as artists in residence at The Balsams Resort in NH. Never having experienced anything quite like this I am thinking now of how I could be better prepared if the chance comes around again. So much about it was over the top. Just to sit out on the porch with that "Edenistic "view and watch the parade of hummingbirds is magic. It took me a few days to figure out how to control myself in the dining room. With the possible exception of a wedding or other special event, I have never encountered food of that calibre.
As artists in residence we were available during the day to demonstrate. We also chose to teach and found that several of the children were quick learners. Sorry to say that I missed photographing Conner's red wool rose complete with leaves that he made as a pin for his mother.
I split my time between making ornaments in bronze and copper and a crochet project with the yarn I had won at the CGOA Professional Day.
My next post will focus on the Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild meeting where we taught.
Blog On!


Scott B. Lesch said...

It looks like Rivendell.


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Heather said...

i am getting questions about the cable needle ring.
do you have pix of it? and will you bring some to StsMW?

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Scott B. Lesch said...

Jeeeze Leslie. How did you get Japanese porn spammers?



did you get pics of the hummingbirds? or anything else? are you going to post them? well you know how some folk love pictures!

carol l mckenna said...

Leslie, I am just so happy for you that life has opened up such wonderful opportunities for you ~ You deserve these wonderful things.I know that they happened because you were there to "catch them!" hugs & namast,Carol