While wandering through a fabric store, Amoeba and I spotted this ribbon. Add the buckle, and some assistance from my mother, and we have this belt!
Then, while I spent an obnoxious amount of time sewing 959 sequins onto some fabric, Amoeba was inspired to sew 50 onto a tie.
For Amoeba and I, Pride didn't really start until Saturday. We spent Friday afternoon and evening about an hour north of the Twin Cities, in Harris, MN. The primary reason for the trip was a wedding. Casey, the bride, is one of Amoeba's friends from her old church. She hadn't seen her in about seven years; I had never met her. As it turns out, Casey and her husband Chris are wonderful people, and wonderful wedding planners. 15 minutes and classy. I was impressed, and delighted to meet them.
Amoeba also took me to the Franconia Sculpture Park. It's an artist collective that has residential and work space for artists. Art in a field! So exciting. Here's what captivated me: