For the last 5 or 6 years (approximately), our family has spent this weekend at a YMCA camp in Lexington, Michigan with other families from our synagogue. It's a nice way to wind down the summer and reconnect with friends we don't get to spend a lot of time with the rest of the year, mostly because of kids' schedules and other commitments.
The cabins are pretty rustic, but the location is beautiful - right on Lake Huron. I get to spend a lot of time knitting and reading, and I usually bring a drop spindle as well, which always draws some attention and questions from adults and kids alike.
This afternoon I'm sitting on the deck of the dining hall, taking advantage of the camp's wifi, drinking mediocre coffee, and working on a fingerless glove pattern inspired by our time here. I'll post more pics and a pattern link when it's ready, but for now, you can enjoy the same view I get to enjoy:
|Doesn't that look tropical? Michigan in the summer. Happy end of summer to you all!|