Thursday, August 6, 2009

Sock Summit Day 1

Okay, it may not be day one officially, but for those of us volunteering, setting up, or picking up registration, its day one.;-)

I spent my first couple of hours there out on the loading dock helping to keep track of the vendors coming in. I watched all the goodies coming out of the endless vastness of the Paradise Fibers truck. I swear it wasn't until the last 1/3 that I saw actual fiber come out. ;-)

I also helped Morgaine's group with the unloading of their trailer. I met Christine of Curious Creek and helped a 'teacher' load up the cart and tease her about the fact that she always tried bringing it back with the handle close to the truck when it needed to be away from the truck. It wasn't until later that I found out this teacher was Judith McKenzie McCuin.

I then spent a couple of hours sitting next to JoAnn (her hair isn't that color anymore though) under the Information window handing out registrations to students. Lots of new faces and some familiar faces showed up to get their packets from me. Okay, I pulled them over shamelessly. ;-) Must try to remember to pick a couple of figs to bring to PDXKnitterati in the morning, or the next.

I chatted with Monica and other PDX-Knit-Bloggers at one of the tables that looked towards the Registration area before making the trek towards home. There was a library stop, drop off to Alyssa of her swag and registration and breakfast supplies at Fred Meyers before rounding off the trip by filling up the tank and heading home. I found out I have a headlight out so on the way home tomorrow that will get fixed.

I'm carpooling with Alyssa and Tiggywinkleknits Thursday and Saturday (Alyssa just in the AM both days). Talking about picking up Camille Saturday morning too. Otherwise Bobbie's riding with me both ways.

I'm supposed to be up before 6am and I'm still up - ack!


  1. I can't tell you how jealous I am! It sounds like fun!

    At SOAR, I was sitting in a chair knitting, while everyone around me was scrambling to get packed up. A woman came by and remarked that I looked so peaceful sitting there - I told her I was about to fall asleep! It was JMM - which I didn't realize until later!

  2. I'll look for you and the figs! See you in the morning!