26 May 2010
I haven't posted a real photo in a few days, so I thought I would show off my progress on the Cardinal ornament. It's almost finished. I have the backstitch on the leaves to do and the rest of the beading. I didn't really want the beads, but HTB likes them, and he offered to go to Michael's to get them for me. He asked, "So you want round beads or heart beads?" I told him seed beads. He looked confused. I got a mental image of him standing in the bead aisle, terrified, asking random women what seed beads are. Luckily, I had the right color beads in my stash, so he's safe. Check that, the rest of the Michaels' shopping public in North Central Maryland is safe. LOL.
I also wanted to post my favorite picture from the weekend. I'm never in the pictures we take on vacation. Mainly because I don't just hand my camera off to anyone. So HTB took my photo while we were visiting the ponies on the National Seashore (though this is on the inland side of the island. He did a good job. I am not naturally photogenic, and especially not so when I've been walking in slop, but he took a good photo. I love that we saw a palomino pinto pony, like Misty. I really haven't seen a lot of them on our visits. I wanted to get closer, but it was a bit boggy, and I didn't want to fall, not with the camera in hand. I'm hopeful the next time we go down, we can spend more time exploring the island--it is such a pretty place and I feel so blessed to live so close to it.
I changed the header photo too. That pony watched me the whole time I was taking pictures. He reminded me very much of the horse my grandfather gave me as a kid. It really was nice to see them in a natural habitat, not scrounging through campsites. He looks so dignified and wild, truly a creature born of sand and surf and wind.