Though we’ve been extraordinarily busy, we took a moment to enjoy our first sort-of fall day here in Central Florida. We actually turned off the AC and our hairy dog Hannah enjoyed napping on the breakfast porch instead of inside.
But after that brief moment, I was off to our son’s house to work on costumes. Our 10 yo drama-loving granddaughter, Laurel, has written a woodland play which is in high gear production now. As director, she had her cast of 8 girls alternately rehearsing and working on their leafy, nature-themed costumes. I was busy sewing a shaggy white fleece stripe down the chipmunk’s brown hoodie and making a pastel colored mane for the unicorn. Who knew that 25 years after purchasing a fringe fork I would finally need and use it?
It was such fun to see all those junior thespians alternately rehearsing their scenes and working on their fairy, gnome, and evil witch’s outfits. They had scored big at the local Goodwill where they found most of the foundations for their costumes.
But back to fall and the beach baby outfit. Continue reading