Wednesday, July 13, 2011


So, since I've started this whole Goatie Thing, as my Non-Goatie friends call it, I have met the most amazing, like-minded people.  A whole Sisterhood of Goaties out there always so happy to stop what they're doing and support your latest post, answer a troubling goatie-health question or just check in and say:  "Hey!  What you're doing is pretty cool!" 

And they "Get" you.  People who are, perhaps, several states, or possibly countries, away "Get" you.  And that's a good feeling.

This new life of mine, this new goatie, farm girl, back to the earth life suits me.  As do the sisters who follow my path, always willing to lend a hand, even if only verbally.

Last evening I had the extreme pleasure of meeting up with my very first Goat Sister, Sandy, as she was in the area doing research on her new life project!  We hit it off immediately and it was as if I were catching up with an old friend not meeting a new one.  We had a lovely dinner and shared the bits and pieces, both good and bad, of our lives.  And yeah, she "Gets" me.

And as if getting to meet weren't enough, Sandy came bearing gifts!  And SUCH gifts!
Enough vintage fabric to last through a 1000 Capra Projects!  And lace!  The old and fragile kind!  The kind that makes me want to sew forever!  And I can't wait to get started!

Since Sandy is in town for the week we have plans to meet at the lake on Thursday so I can bring Darla to meet her.  I have a feeling we're going to have a fun time!  And yes, we'll post pics!  :)

So, this is me sending a wee thanks to the Universe for reminding me that there is a Sisterhood and it is good.  And hugs to all my Goat & Gypsy Sisters who I haven't had the pleasure of meeting....yet!
(You know who you are!)  :)

And remember, never underestimate the power of being got!

For more information on the CAPRA PROJECT, or to send a bit of fabric to be included in the blanket

Me & Sandy

My lovely gift of fabric

My first project:  A gypsy hat for my Autum storytelling

Piece I have chose to use for the CAPRA PROJECT

And, as if all that weren't enough.....a precious vintage belt buckle for my pirate baldric.......The Goat.
Yeah, I'd say I'm pretty Blessed.  The gifting is just a bonus.  ;)


Pricilla said...

Very cool.
We goats are special so we find special people

Marigold said...

Woo Hoo! Did she get to see the beginnings of the Alice Garden? I certainly hope you treated her to some Peanuts. She will LOVE Miss Darla - as do we all.

Millie said...

So when are you and Darla coming to Iowa to meet me and Fionn? I do think they should meet before they are actually wedded...

Anonymous said...

It is wonderful to meet so many people that GET me. One of the few places I'm not weird. I told my dad I was going to have to make a trip to New York sometime, and he volunteered to drive with me. Watch out! I might actually show up on your doorstep some day!


Mimi Foxmorton said...

MUCH to be said for the SIsterhood of the Goat!
We must ALL meet one day!

ANd speaking of GETTING it......this would be such an amazing event. It was in my Mary Jane Farm Girl magazine and looks awesome. Only thing is, Oregon is a ways away. ;)

denise f said...

it is a sisterhood and how wonderful it is!