Wednesday, April 21, 2010

On The Road: Paducah

I’m tired enough that it’s difficult to write… long blank spaces in my brain. But it’s all good. I’m sitting in the terminal and am surrounded by quilters. I suppose there aren’t all that many flights into a small town like Paducah. The sweet girl at the check-in counter in Raleigh said “you’re the ONLY one going to Paducah.” I think she’s wrong but it made me laugh anyway. I’m looking forward to southern spring weather there and am grateful to be going there rather than farther north where it might still be grey and cold.
So what to do in the airport? 


Today it’s two of my favorite podcasts. Betty In The Sky With A Suitcase, and WNYC’s Radio Lab. Betty is a long time flight attendant with a plethora of very funny stories to tell about things that happen on planes. Radio Lab is the most interesting and entertaining science podcast I’ve ever heard. Did you know that our natural state of number understanding is logarithmic rather than linear?


Stitch. Hours of meditative hand work. Every time I get on the plane I’m a bit tired because I tend to go out on very early flights but have stayed up too late the night before. Usually I’m throwing together a few pieces of fabric with a bit of batting and then a little box of embroidery threads and some beads. Who knows what will happen by the time I’m done with it? No plan. 



Perhaps it will get done on the way home.
What a lovely way to pass the time.


Title ideas would be greatly appreciated!

2 comments:

Stephanie said...

Hi Lyric, wanted to thank you for today. I loved learning all the wonderful techniques today. You are great teacher and I enjoyed myself. Here is a link to my blog where I talked about the class and showed all the neat things we did. Thanks again, Stephanie

http://a-ditchin-time-quilts.blogspot.com/2010/04/paducah-day-2.html

yarngoddess said...

A title suggestion - Ladies in Waiting.

:Diane