Archive for February 10th, 2007


Saturday, February 10th, 2007

The reason my spinning wheel didn’t work seemed to be that the wheel supports weren’t tight, so the wheel wobbles all over the place when you apply real force with the treadle. Then the belt pops off. I had heard of some material that’s supposed to make wood swell so joints fit tight. The main […]

Love the Lump

Saturday, February 10th, 2007

I took my new (newly acquired, that is) spinning wheel to Cambridge for a lesson at Mind’s Eye Yarns on Thursday night. The wheel seemed OK when I was practicing treadling it, but the drive belt kept jumping off the wheel as soon as Lucy tried spinning on it. She switched me to one of […]

Tooth report

Saturday, February 10th, 2007

I went to my dentist on Tuesday, knowing that there was decay in one of my upper left teeth and hoping that it was just a cavity that he could fix quickly. It wasn’t. After the dentist did some drilling, he said, “There’s some bleeding. I have to see if it’s from the gum or […]