The Photographer-in-Residence had to leave early this morning, so I had to depend on the Photographer's Apprentice to take my picture... now, please remember she is not even four years old yet, so I'm willing to let go of the fact that her thumb is in this picture:
The second one, though off-kilter, turned out much better:
We had our American Cancer Society fundraiser today at work and so were allowed to wear jeans (in exchange for making a donation) - and my Veste Everest matched my jeans nicely.
After Willow went to bed tonight I found a few more items around the apartment that fell within this month's Project Spectrum colours of red and pink.
This is a doll's quilt that my Auntie Daryth sewed for Willow - it has all sorts of pink and red in it:
Here is a piece of Christmas artwork we have hanging on the closet door:
And here is a toddler's hat destined for the Dulaan package that I finished today, It is knit from leftovers of leftovers and is part Wool of the Andes and part Smart Wool. This is the doll that the above quilt belongs to.
Day 15: Here in Northern Delaware, the attrition rate of African American boys in middle school is 60%. In other words, 6 in 10 African American boys don't make it past 8th grade. That is so incredibly sad.
I heard this today on an NPR rebroadcast - it was about a small Catholic charter school that took these boys and put them through a rigorous program - 10 hours of school a day, mandatory summer school, etc. - and once completed, they are all getting accepted on scholarship to the prestigious private schools in this area.