(1) Delicacies from Cebu, courtesy of Miss Gerry.
|Masareal and chocolate tablea,|
but click the image if you want to see some who's and the where, too
I really wish I didn't procrastinate about completing this post quite as much as I did, because looking at the photo is making me crave the slightly gritty peanuty goodness of Cebu's famous masareal which, needless to say, is long gone by now. Isn't it fascinating that a peanut bar should be white? I'd say it's only aptly so: masareal has a surprisingly subtle and clean flavor that I really enjoyed. Thanks again Miss Gerry!
(2) New tools for a newly-acquired skill
(Because not too long before the meetup, my fingers finally agreed to take up my brain's repeated requests to please maintain tension and please stop dropping stitches from the circulars, thank you very much.)
|Again, click the image to see the people and the setting|
I'd been quite nervous going to the meetup knowing a trip to a real live yarn shop was in store, but I was pleasantly surprised by my ability to stick to my resolution to get only a bare minimum of my craft-related
* The little whine you might perceive there in my tone in no way signifies discontent, it's just my unwriterly shortcomings coming to the fore. Home happens to be one of my two favorite places to be, the other one being where the other half of my heart is.