Our third annual living history this past Saturday was a big success. As always, Dale did a lot of work to pull this together. And, as always, we had fabulous friends and volunteers who helped us with everything. But there was one thing we had this year that we haven’t had before – blue sky!
Thank you all so much for your good thoughts, prayers and positive energy. It worked. Despite the forecast – which was for showers and clouds – the weather was perfect. I truly believe we owe that to the power of the knitbloggers!
If you had been a visitor on Saturday, here are a few things you would have seen:
Soldiers drilling. These guys put on a fine demonstration for the spectators. They even taught some willing participants how to be a Civil War soldier.
Me spinning. The wheel was a huge success. People had a lot of questions about it and I think I was able to teach them a bit. I plan to talk more about this tomorrow.
A fashion show. Hannah volunteered to speak about the various women’s clothing and she did a terrific job.
Campfire cooking. We ate a wonderful meal of pot roast, potatoes and carrots, along with chicken cooked on a spit.
Laughing and talking! Here is Blogless Sharon and she’s having a terrific time – can’t you tell?
And at the end of the day we went to bed. Exhausted but satisfied. Our tent never felt so much like home.