I could do a much better job taking pictures and confess that I am VERY bad about that and really must focus more on picture taking; I love giving individual attention, so I just don't think about it until it is too late. I need an assistant who is a photographer! Maybe I'll get a volunteer who can take classes in consideration for photographs - Wendy Avery???
One of the students, Elizabeth, who drove from North Carolina (6 hours!) very kindly gave me a gift of a silk handkerchief from Japan, printed with the story of silk - what a wonderful teaching aid this will be! I didn't really get to appreciate it until this morning when I had time to sit and look at the silk in all the different stages and forms. Thank you again dear Elizabeth!