Knitting Guild and Trip to Albuquerque

Today was the last meeting of the Unravelers Knitting Guild until September. For the final meeting we had a fashion show where members modeled and displayed their knitted and felted items.
Knitting Guild Fashion ShowKnitting Guild Fashion ShowThis past week I took a trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico for a work conference. My hotel was right downtown.View from My RoomOn Wednesday we were on our own for lunch. Some colleagues joined me for lunch at Lindy’s Diner on Central Avenue – a place that caught my eye on a previous trip.LunchLindy’s lived up to my expectations.Lindy's DinerI ate a delicious guacamole burger.Guacamole BurgerAnd I love that Lindy’s first opened their doors in 1929.Lindy's DinerDowntown Albuquerque is beautiful and full of tiled building facades and mosaics. I stopped a few times on the walk back to the hotel to snap these pictures:Kimo Theater - Downtown AlbuquerqueDowntown AlbuquerqueI took the bus to Nob Hill when Wednesday’s conference sessions ended. My first stop was the comic book store.Journey to Nob HillAstro ZombiesAfter going in every store that was open past 6, I ate at Shogun Sushi. I have to say this is my favorite sushi restaurant and recommend it on any trip to Albuquerque.Sushi DinnerI spent hours knitting at the Flying Star Cafe before taking the bus back downtown.A Place to Knit - Flying StarI didn’t work on my owl sweater while I was away. I hope to have some new pictures of it to post in the next few days.

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