Tuesday, January 31, 2006

So who comes up with this stuff?

Yes, that is a sign that states that the speed limit is 9 miles per hour. This is a sign that sits outside my workplace. Now, my question is who comes up with this stuff? What makes 9 mph safer than 10, or 8? These signs are posted all over the parking lot. Do they mean for us to take them seriously? I drive a stick-shift, how am I supposed to maintain a steady 9 mph ever?

I suppose that I shall never understand.

And this is what I did this weekend:

I spun at a demo at a renaissance festival. Some of you who know me better than others may know that this is not my wheel that I am spinning on here. This is because on Saturday the Gods of Yarn-Making decided that Cassa should not be allowed to spin on her wheel anymore. They decided that since Cassa came prepared, she could spin on her spindle on Saturday. Now, Aubrey, the Benevolent Dictator of the spinning guild decided that she would allow Cassa many hours of happy wheel-spinning on Sunday, and brought the above wheel for her to borrow. Keep in mind that this was done in spite of the Gods of Yarn-Making, for which Cassa is in awe of Aubrey for spiting (not to be confused with spitting-totally different).

Leave it to say this story has a happy ending as I now have a full bobbin of that lovely fluffy stuff that I bought from Kae thanks to the wonderful wool-pushing, um, I mean generosity of Aubrey, the Benevolent Dictator.

After this weekend though, I got really sick, and as of this evening have no voice. As this is the case, I am going to go lay my aching head down on the couch and sleep like there's no tomorrow. Luckily, my manager is letting me do things tomorrow that do not require the usual conversing with customers. I'll be able to get to the doctor on Thursday, where I'm sure he'll tell me that I have a sinus infection and a throat infection and prescribe me anti-biotics. Ugh....

I wish I felt good enough to spin.


FaerieLady said...

*hugs* Rest and get better... there will be plenty of time to spin later, and if you push it now it'll be even *longer* before you get to spin!

FaerieLady said...

Oh yeah, and they do that in the hopes that seeing a not-so-common number will help you to pay attention and slow down. As far as I'm concerned, it's just a PITA.

Megan said...
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Anonymous said...

Will they really enforce the 9 mph speed limit?

Anyway, I'm sorry to hear you aren't feeling well, but I'm putting together a package to go in the mail for you tomorrow, so should get it next week!

Your secret pal.

(So, I just posted that unanonymously, I'm sorry. If you want to conveniently forget who I am, you can).