Rosie wrote all about her domestic weekend in her cute little Denver house with her cute little Denver pets and her cute little Denver boyfriend. Kev isn't really "little" but he is sort-of short so it fits ok (no offense kev). I know I am doing the right thing in my life right now (going to Grad school, living in an apartment, driving my '94 teal blue station wagon), but sometimes I ache for a house and a doggie and a yard and a wine rack and a craft room and a neighborhood and all that shit. I will just have to go visit Ro again soon and live vicariously through her.
On the up side, my weekend was quite pleasent. Virginia style. On Friday night, six of us went out to dinner at the local cajun bar/restaraunt (maybe sub-consciously paying hommage to those suffering in the gulf coast area) and since it was so nice out, we sat on the outside deck and drank Red Stripes and Mojitos. On Saturday, I went to the gym and then for a bike-ride, done by 11am. Bill and I went to Hillsville for the HUGE annual labor-day weekend flea market. When I say HUGE, I am not talking about a few hundred booths. I mean THOUSANDS, everything you can imagine and then some! I have never seen anything like it! Fortunately, we were only allotted 2 hours there and then we went up on to the Blue Ridge Parkway to mile post 213 for a great outdoor bluegrass concert,replete with picnic, lawnchairs, video camera, and fleece jacket (yummy Fall is on her way). On Sunday, lazy morning and then an educational adventure to the local Smithfield Plantation house. Rather like a mini-Montecello-type-thing. I learned about some local history, can't hide the fact that slavery was a prominant part of Virginia history. I feel like I saw a lot of really nice quilts this weekend, both at the flea market and the plantation house. I am covetous of a quilt for my bed.
I had such a sunny and relaxing and lovely weekend that I didn't even mind that I had to work in the studio from 5-midnight last night. That was my weekend and it was only 2-days long since VA Tech has classes today.
So, for now, my life as a student and a apartment dweller is working out ok but I know one thing. I know that when I do have my house and my yard with my pets and my crafts, it is going to be one hell of a fun place to be.