It's where I learned to knit socks on two circs, thanks to the tutelage of Cari.
The Point is the place where I have met some super-fun people and some who have become some of my best and most trusted friends in the whole wide world.
Somewhere on the web (I'm not saying where) there is extremely unflattering photographic evidence of me consuming a rice krispie square the size of a small car at The Point. I am not proud of this.
The Point is the place where I was when I received my first-ever text message on my cell phone (from Abigail, to tell me she had just received the Department Award of Excellence in Philosophy in her junior year of college), and I did not know how to access the text. (my, how far I've come...) My "cousin" and one of those aforementioned wonderful friends, Jenn, was on hand to help me out.
So the point is, The Point is a place that holds some fondness for me.
The Point is also the place where today, Gale, another person for whom I hold great fondness, and Joan Tapper, are going to launch their new book, Shear Spirit. Gale and I met up in New Hampshire a few years ago for a very special photo shoot for the Red Scarf Project. The meetup and photo shoot was Gale's idea, and she donated her beautiful photography to that event, as well as to other events, including the one on Capitol Hill, for the Red Scarf Project.
She is a gifted photographer and a lovely and generous person. This book took her on wonderful adventures to photograph people and places far and wide. I hope if you are in New York this evening, you will stop by for the book party. There will be wine, knitted-up samples from the book, chat with the authors, and if you buy the book at The Point today, they will give you 10% off yarn purchases. I wish I could be there to personally extend my congratulations to Gale and Joan, but sadly I'm up here in
the frozen tundra mud bog Vermont.
- PARTY! April 15th 6-7:30 PM NYC
Join Joan & Gale at The Point Knit Cafe for authors' talk, book signing, wine & celebration of their publication day!Please RSVP email@example.com