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Location: lake placid, florida

Thursday, August 09, 2007

where to begin?

wow! neither terri or i expected storybook joinery to have a storybook setting,

but it does.

sir charles boland greets us with a smile.

little does he know what's in store for him, heh heh.

i've decided to write about the class tomorrow, today i'll show you some of the extracurricular highlights.

friday evening, charles lovely wife sherri fixed us margaritas for happy hour mine is a virgin.
sherri makes nantucket baskets too.

then we strolled through their gorgeous lush garden

over the bridge

for a crab and corn feast under the hidden grape arbor.

terri and maggie admiring the crabs


sherri took our photo, celebrating a class well done!

a peek at my bowback with the rockers on.

charles made a sackback like terri's, and a bowback rocker like mine. all 4 chairs together.

look at those smiles :-)

the hampshire house, fantastic breakfasts, the high protein pancakes kept our tummies full!

an inpromptu bluegrass jam at the music store in romney.

mario's restuarant in romney, we ate here almost every night. homemade pasta and sauce, delish! everyone who works at mario's is super friendly.

evan's dairy dip in fort ashby. the BEST softserve ice cream in the world, so creamy.

terri is a twist kind of gal, and i am chocolate all the way. i miss you already my friend!

big blue all packed up for the drive home.
tomorrow the class info i promise!


Blogger Terri said...

The margaritas were yummy! Couldn't think of better company or setting to enjoy them.

10:30 AM  
Blogger Melanie said...

It sounds like you had a wonderful time. I'd love to have a garden like that.

11:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It looks so fun! I can't wait to hear about the class.

1:00 PM  
Blogger May said...

Wow, what a place you've been to! And, you and your friend are such craftswomen. I am absolutely impressed!

9:24 PM  
Blogger Romi said...

WOW! That looks like such a totally amazing time! I am big time jealous!

12:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your post brought a smile to my day. I can imagine the wonderful experience you had.

8:14 AM  
Blogger knitspot anne said...

i would go just for the food . . soft ice cream is my FAVORITE

9:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Holy Moly, vanessa! What a lot of work, but what an amazing opportunity for learning. I'm totally impressed by your rocker! But then, no wonder your wrist hurts - ow!


1:38 PM  
Blogger Fleece said...

I randomly stumbled across your blog.

I can't believe you just went off one day and made a chair! Please say you were a woodworking expert already......

Lots of respect to you.

6:28 AM  

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