Along with observing a duck who seemed to be doing spring house cleaning of her feathers, taking a detour through MN that lasted a little longer than planned, and schlepping around PLA: I bought living room furniture. Thanks to Sibling-the-Younger–it’s assembled too!

And yes, I do say these things:

“I keep having visions of gracious rooms and Ektorp Tullsta.

(Come on–if you’ve been to IKEA, you have thought that too. )

And speaking of setting up–while trying to impress upon various people why I don’t want lots of tables at the Knit In:

“I want some cozy sitting areas, I don’t want it to look like a junior high lunch room.”