Archive for February 9th, 2015

No Yarn. No Inspiration.

With the US Post not delivering my mail and the books and yarns I ordered now lost for I have no tracking numbers for them, I am a little ungrounded. The past few weeks I tried, tried, and tried to create a sweater pattern out of yarn I had left over from the Cape Ann Afghan.

cape ann afghan 1

All to no avail. While the yarn colors inspired the afghan, that inspiration did not carry over to a sweater. No matter how long I worked with the yarn everything I came up with left me cold. I don’t think I understood, until now, how important the right color is to my creation process. Its the color that starts me dreaming. Its the color that creates the feeling, that sets the mood.

Today is ice and snow. The roads are not good, so I can’t get to the Post Office. But tomorrow I will. A little face to face chat with whoever is in charge along with a hand written letter of complaint and the taking of names and addresses of those who are in charge up the line of command should send the message that I am seriously angry. I suspect the problem is not in this post office but in the gathering area where the mail resides before it gets sent here. Last time I went through this, that was where the problem was discovered, but of course I had a tracking number then.

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