Yesterday, of course! I watched the inauguration on TV with friends. Even though DC is only 45 miles away I do not have the fortitude to stand out in 20 degree weather for hours and hours. And with all the reports on the expected traffic and crowds, well, that's why TV was invented. Kudos to all those who went and braved the elements and stood for hours just to be there and be a part of history.
It was a great feeling to be rid of the leadership of the last 8 years. I cannot think of anything the previous administration did that I thought was a good idea. Enough said.
I've been playing with soy wax batik for that past few days. It always takes a bit of warm up to get back into the swing of things and remember all the things that work and don't work. I forgot that metallic paints don't work very well at all, and I think it's because of the opacity. Somehow, opaque paints seem to sit more on the top of the fabric and the paints need to sink in. This piece of fabric had teal blue metallic paint all over it and as you can see, none of it remains. It all came off in the wash.
Which is okay, because it looks better without it. I have some more ready to be laundered and of course there is the drop cloth which is always the most interesting piece.
Wish me Happy Birthday! Today is the day, cold and wintry. I think I was born in the wrong hemisphere, because I would have preferred a summer birthday.