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Can't seem to find my energy again.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      6 comments

At least today was sunny after 3 days of rain. But I still didn't have any energy or feel like putting things in order. I did manage to get done what needed to be done. There is an orange angel food cake to take to cousin lunch tomorrow and I... Read more
SNOW is a four letter word...
Monday, May 01, 2017      5 comments

We woke up to a couple of inches of that heavy wet stuff on the ground. By the time I needed to go to my eye appt. it was mostly gone but still it is May. Then just as I was walking out the door with my bars for the guild meeting tonight I cau... Read more
Remeber the saying "If my head wasn't attached........
Monday, May 01, 2017      7 comments

I just plain couldn't quite seem to get much right today. I sat down to play with my new machine...failure. Then because I hadn't done any laundry in a couple of days I decided to catch up with some of that....failure again...my new black jean... Read more
Thank you all....This one sure gave me some fits.
Saturday, April 29, 2017      4 comments

This was one of the hardest quilts I've tried. But I think it turned out great. While I was driving around today because there is a Shop Hop going on. It means that 9 quilt stores are each giving you 4 pieces of fabric and a runner pattern an... Read more
And here it is....Lots of work and new things to learn with every one.
Friday, April 28, 2017      7 comments

That quilt was a challenge. I made lots of mistakes but no one seems to care and I'm really glad we don't have any rules in quilting because I probably... Read more
When I make a mistake it's a duzzy.
Thursday, April 27, 2017      5 comments

i finished putting the borders on the quilt early this morning. And then I realized the quilt is not even 6' high. Needs to be closer to 84". So I go back to bed at about 8 to think on the matter. When I woke up again at almost 10 I had form... Read more
It was still a gray and sad day....
Thursday, April 27, 2017      3 comments

I almost didn't even go to guild lunch today because I wasn't sure I wouldn't melt down in front of people. But I went and enjoyed a nice lunch and was even included in some of the conversation. The ladies always say hi and they have all known... Read more
Pouring rain + arthritis = misery
Tuesday, April 25, 2017      4 comments

It's one of those chilly days with the rain pouring down all day and I was without power for a couple hours early this morning. Not a good day. Also some of those demons that remind you your not good enough or nothing you try is every going to... Read more
Today was errand day...
Monday, April 24, 2017      4 comments

The list is long but mom got what she asked for and I found the fabric I was short and a half dozen other things got taken care of but I was all worn out by the time I got home shortly after lunch. So I took a nap. When I got up I did ge... Read more
The at home day...
Sunday, April 23, 2017      4 comments

A lot happened at home today. I did not even try to call my mom. I will take her the groceries she asked for on Sat. in the morning but I'm going to try for every other day this week. I trimmed all the butterfly blocks and I really do ... Read more
I want to quit my mom job...
Saturday, April 22, 2017      6 comments

I really need a break from mom. Yesterday she just didn't feel good and today when I went to check on her she said she'd choked on a piece of meat at lunch and they almost had to call 911. But she recovered and just wanted to sleep. She looke... Read more
Taking tiny steps to progress
Friday, April 21, 2017      3 comments

I got my hair done this morning...way to early, then ran to town because I had a doctor appt. She tweaked my asthma meds to see if they won't work better now and I stopped to see mom. She said she didn't know if she was on foot or horseback t... Read more
Sometimes I think I just try too hard.
Friday, April 21, 2017      3 comments

I tried and tried to get my one machine to Free motion quilt today but my blocks are big and just hang too much. Then I tried the smaller machine that has a little platform to give some surface to hold the block. That is not going to work eith... Read more
I am my own worst enemy!
Thursday, April 20, 2017      5 comments

I could not make myself play musical furniture today. I took the mirror off the dresser I don't want in the bedroom so I could move it into the computer room but when I moved it out from the wall there were so many little things I had to pick u... Read more
Another long day of clearing out
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      2 comments

This morning I sewed the borders around each butterfly and cut the backing fabric. Then I started in on the bedroom again. In order to get the table in there to hold my new machine some things I did not move last week need to be changed around... Read more

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