Another cross country meet meant another weekend on the road, so off we went to Oberlin College to see our kids run in the Oberlin Inter-regional Rumble. And I'll tell you, we just can't catch a break with the weather this year. The kids ran and we watched through cold and wind. The rain held off, but it had rained plenty the night before, and the course was slippery at best for Colleen (who ran the first race) and a complete mud bog for John (who ran the last race).
Both kids ran well. Colleen was more pleased than John. Johnny's been struggling a bit this year. But the best part is that they finish their races with smiles. Here they are after Colleen's race. John had just told her that she ran a "solid" race, and she was pretty happy.And here they are again after John's race. Oberlin has a nice indoor field house and they were very relieved to be inside and out of that cold, stiff wind.
I didn't get much stitching accomplished over the weekend. I finished the top part of the wording on this PS's Autumn Leaves, and stitched in the squirrel.
And I took an older PS Santa along with me on the car trip, stitching it over two on 18ct cork linen with #5 perle cotton. I didn't get too far along, because during daylight I was taking my turn at driving. Not making huge progress doesn't bother me, though. I've had this project on my mind for a year now, and I'm happy even if at this point it's only kitted up and in the QSnaps!
Yowza! 3 1/2 weeks till stitch camp (in Ohio this year)! I really, really need this weekend escape!