this is the little rug jordan and i made for my brother and di. they seemed to really like it. that was a relief as we decided to make a new one only a few weeks before the wedding. we stitched every night for hours. jordan has since sworn off needlepoint. i still love the meditative quality of pulling the needle and yarn in and out of the tiny boxes.
thank you again for all of your birthday cheer. this seems to be one of those years when my birthday gets stretched out. last night we went out with some ecuadorian friends and celebrated again. did you know that ecuadorians love whiskey? a friend of a friend decided to capitalize on this by opening a bar in quito that serves only whiskey and whiskey drinks. we ended up there last night and since i am not much of a drinker i was a little intimidated by the menu. but thanks to jordan, i discovered a new favorite drink: the old-fashioned. whiskey, 7-up, and lime juice. apparently this version of the drink is known as an old-fashioned sweet. sweet, but not too sweet. slightly tart. only a vague taste of whiskey. yum.
have a great weekend!