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Masks Deliver Day
Monday, April 20, 2020      5 comments

It was a long drive on a beautiful day..but well worth the effort. I mailed masks to my cousin, delivered 24 to the grocery store and another 20 to the fabric store. I even grabbed a couple of things from the grocery store. Not that I really ... Read more
Screwed up big time...
Sunday, April 19, 2020      7 comments

The little rag quilt I donated to an auction for the program for foreign students shrunk when I washed it. All the flannel had been prewashed but it still did that awful thing. I spent a good portion of today adding borders and since it's a r... Read more
Saturday, April 18, 2020      7 comments

Today our govenor asked crafters and sewers to make masks and donate them to fire departments next Sat. and they will distribute them to local nursing homes and care centers. No problem I see that as a huge challenge. Although I did tell my DI... Read more
Children say the funniest things..
Friday, April 17, 2020      7 comments

When I talked to my son today he of course told me he loves me and finished with don't you feel like your in the movie "Forty First Dates" over and over and over and hung up. I guess that really is true. We are all doing the same things every... Read more
Finally looks like Spring is coming
Thursday, April 16, 2020      8 comments

The next week has days in the 50's and 60's. Even at just 38 when I left for town this morning I only wore a sweater. It was enough for just going in and out. So much craziness in town. People turning so they don't meet you in an aisle or if... Read more
And ON and On and ON
Wednesday, April 15, 2020      5 comments

Last week one of the gals from the fabric store said they didn't need all the masks to have the pocket. So I tried the easier way and it works great. Hopefully I'll finish more than one tomorrow and get a photo. I'm going to ask on FB is anyo... Read more
When is Spring coming?????
Tuesday, April 14, 2020      8 comments

I know I live in Minnesota and should just expect weird weather in April. Spring showers never did make any sense until I lived in Seattle for 20 years.....but now back in MN I just want the weather to be warmer. I don't want to have to put on... Read more
How can they expect us to ???
Monday, April 13, 2020      7 comments

I know that as older Sparkers we are all quite used to being someone isolated and that is OK with many of us most of the time. I don't know all the people that read my blogs but I do know some of them. Do any of us really even remember what no... Read more
Most Important Kids had Fun
Sunday, April 12, 2020      6 comments

All of my grand kids enjoyed giving and hiding eggs in other peoples yards. My son and his weird sense of humor al made my daughters day. Hiding in her yard she also found 20 lbs. of flour. She hadn't been able to find any at the store on her ... Read more
Work - Clean - Work
Saturday, April 11, 2020      6 comments

That has been my day. But it did include a nap. All this isolation is not at all helping my energy level. It was fair out today so Buck did get a walk but no more in the next week. We are not only having snow we are expecting temps down in t... Read more
How can there be this much need?
Friday, April 10, 2020      7 comments

At least every other day the quilt shop posts how many masks have been turned in and how many more are needed. Yesterday they received 350 and are asking for 600 more today. And they don't want the easy pleated ones they want the ones with 6 p... Read more
Thursday, April 09, 2020      9 comments

In spite of several phone calls and my Spark friends wonderful comments today I'm feeling invisible. A little bit like living in the Twilight Zone...all alone in the world in just my space with nothing happening outside the windows. Is this my... Read more
Spark is a refuge
Wednesday, April 08, 2020      8 comments

I come to Spark several times I day to check on things and look at your comments. I should get better at leaving comments too. I'm not very good at that. I did work all day today and even worked on one of the stars. Since there are 5 o... Read more
Feeling Deprived Socially
Tuesday, April 07, 2020      7 comments

This all alone feeling you get when the only interactions you've had in a month is with clerks and the pharmacy is getting awful. I did go to the store today but went a little overboard on the treats. I bought some fruit and some more frozen ... Read more
Some people are just weird
Monday, April 06, 2020      8 comments

My daughter called today and asked for masks. So did a SIL that wanted to know how much they were. Now why with times the way they are would you make people pay for them???? E my daughter says she's seen them for as much as $5. All they are ... Read more

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