Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Anti-Nudity Laws Being Enforced in North Knoxville


  This week, officers responded to a call to a North Knoxville home when a concerned citizen reported naked looms in a modest brick bungalow belonging to Margaret Davidson.  Upon entering a room full of looms, the officers were affronted by two naked devices.  A third loom was badly dressed in a project over a year old.  
  Ms. Davidson told officers she had every intention of dressing all the looms but could not due to working too many hours with people who did not value loom decency.  She asked the officers to give her time to comply with the Anti-Nudity ordinance; the officers gave her three days.
When the officers returned to check for compliance, they found the previously dressed loom had been vacuumed under and worked on.  The project has shown progress sufficient to comply.  The two looms that had been undressed in their first visit now contain a double weave sampler and a lace curtain project.  
Ms. Davidson has been given a warning, which will not go on her permanent record, as long as follow up visits show her in full compliance.
  The dust bunnies scurrying across the loom room floor are another subject altogether.  Fortunately, the health department doesn't know her address.
Happy weaving!
Maggie

  

10 comments:

LA said...

Oh my gosh!!!! So, now the government is putting their pointy noses in our weaving business????? Where WILL it end!!!!! Find that noisy neighbor and put thrum bombs all over their gate post!!!! baaaaahaaaaahaaaaaaa

Benita said...

I am so glad that Pendleton doesn't have those laws on its books (or they haven't gotten around to my house yet). With 5 naked looms (one of which has a broken beater bar that needs to be "set"), I'd be in deep trouble.

And I love the idea of thrum bombs!

Bonnie said...

How funny. We don't have that law here in Norris. At least not yet.

Linda said...

LOL. If you had been arrested the Tuesday Weavers would have bailed you out! You have dust bunnies??? I have dust timber rattlers!

Linda

Maggie said...

Now, THAT'S funny!

Laura said...

....and I have herds of dust buffalo....

cheers,
Laura

Tina J said...

Lol! I am in compliance of the loom decency laws, though a one project is in hibernation due to uncooperative harnesses?

Two Guys and a Loom said...

What a hilarious post.... glad that you are now in compliance!!!!

Anonymous said...

I guess New Mexico is like Norris, sans those pesky anti-nudity laws. Most notably naked here is the spinning wheel (more on that at a later date). Your creativity knows no bounds or boundaries! ~Marta in SF

Theresa said...

LOL, let me know anytime if you need bailing out. I can always send some warp yarns...