Having SO MUCH FUN with spinning! Thank you, Merike! I can tell that I understand it better now than I did a few years ago because I see a marked difference between what I'm spinning now and what I spun in 2006 or 2008.
Here I am, getting ready to ply some BFL (Bluefaced Leicester) that I spun last night (with some help from my lovely assistant, Thing One):
And here is the resulting two-ply yarn:
Afterwards, I plied up some of the BFL I spun in 2008. I'll bet even the non-fiber folks can see the difference: