Shenandoah Valley

Well we are here in Virginia for the week. We drove up on Thursday and all was well until about 15 or 20 miles from the hotel we ran into a hail storm. Now hail can be a little disconcerting anytime but when you are out on the interstate and truck drivers are pulling over to the shoulder that makes you take notice. We pulled over and man! the sound of hail is deafening inside a vehicle let me tell you. I was concerned about the possible damage to my truck. I checked y phone for weather alerts since I was worried that maybe we should be looking for  tornado, but thankfully that wasn’t the case. It blew over after about 10 minutes and we were on our way.

When we arrived we started unloading our luggage and since we had some stuff in the trailer we opened the door to get it. I guess it’s a good thing we did have to get in there because it was still drizzling and we discovered that the hail had damaged the skylight and water was leaking in. Yikes! The yarn! It was fine though. The yarn is safe in plastic totes. All we had to do a quick repair was the ever useful roll of duct tape. LOL! It’s good enough for now but we will have to be replacing the skylight when we get home.

I swear every trip we have taken in the last 3 months has led to a trailer repair. On our way home from Chicago in June the trailer brake system wasn’t working properly and that turned out to be a loose ground wire on the trailer frame. On the trip to Wisconsin the plug fro the trailer to the truck came unplugged while we were driving and got chewed up so we had to replace that. The next trip to Yellow Springs the side door lock kept jamming and one of my fenders got bent. Sheesh!

Anyway we got the booth set up yesterday, and Heather came and got the little girls in the afternoon. I think they will have fun.

Okay I am going to have to close for now and get out of here. We have to be in the booth and ready for customers to arrive at 10am and it’s already past 8:30. If you are in the Berryville, VA area this weekend come on out and join the fun! Oh yeah, we are in the Horticulture Bldg. booths 17-18. :)

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