Joie de Vivre

Sock Monkey Saturday

There’s an old Chinese saying that suggests a person hasn’t lived a full life until they have built a house, grown a garden and made a sock monkey. On Saturday afternoon, a large part of the Baltimore’s population turned out at  AVAM to satisfy this requirement for full living.

It was packed.

Avam provided a pattens, stuffing, needles and buttons for their annual “Sock Monkey Saturday” event. People brought there own socks.



Here’s some monkeys:


Ancestor Moon

Ancestor's Moon
Ancestor's Moon

This is a response to Helen Whittaker’s amazing prompt, as part of Amy Souza‘s Spark Project.
Post Script: This blog is 2 years old as of a few days ago, clocking in at just under 200 posts.  Just thought I’d mention it