sorry I didn't mean to scare you, it's one very tired self portrait...
This was my outfit for Valley Days. This is a program to teach third and fourth graders about the life of California pioneers. Valley Days is an interactive learning experience. It has a school house, a print shop, a blacksmith's shop, print house, gold panning, a farm and many other stations. Rich and I were farmers. We plowed the land and let the kids plant seeds and retrieve water from a hand pump, we also shucked corn, and talked about it's many uses. First of all, I'm glad I am not a farmer back then and two, we waste a lot of stuff. They used the spent corn cobs for firewood, dolls. The husks for roofing material. I'm just flabbergasted on how much we waste.
This beautiful apron was sent to me from Nan, whose wonderful blog is Pots and Pins. She paints, sews, quilts, and cooks. She has more talent in her little pinkie toe than I will ever have in my whole life! I want to wear pearls, a fluffy Dior skirt, and heels with this apron. Thanks Nan!
Also check out her site to see her adorable grandson, Max.