holiday snaps (2): circles
More-or-less circles at any rate – from the vineyards, from the city and from the Sierra Nevada:
Second right at the bottom is a picture of the largest doughnut I have ever seen. It was in fact a sort of cross between a doughnut and an apple fritter and measured 6″ in diameter. We were challenged, but between us we managed it. If you want to try one (and it was very tasty) then take everyone you know to Los Banos Donuts and chip in to the total of $1.25 or thereabouts.
In the bottom right corner is a wagon wheel, a sort of bonus feature of a truly fabulous early American quilt exhibition which has just opened at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, CA. It was there to complement such beauties as this wagon wheel quilt:
For many reasons I find I can’t be whole-heartedly enthusiastic about the Oregon trail and the settlement of the west, but I do admire a woman who can sew curves while travelling such a rough road. This was such a special exhibition that I shall have to give it, and my photos of it (they were very nice about photographs for non-commercial purposes), a separate post in due course. And if you are in the area you have until 23rd November to go and see it for real.