Thursday, July 26, 2007

Another Finish

I must be on a UFO kick. I pulled out one after my last finish and I have now finished it and now I am working on another one! Yesterday I finished PS 2005 Limited Edition Here Come Santa Claus kit. Now I am working on Hinzeit's Never Enough Time.

My oldest grandchild was registered for school this week. Where did the time go? I can still remember when he was born. Nicholas will be starting kindergarten on August 16. Hey, I will be on vacation that week, I could even be there for his first day if I wanted to. We usually see the kids on a Tues. which is our day off and now we will see Nicholas even less since he will be in school when we visit. Might have to change our day to visit to Sunday instead.

Some of my friends from an online group are getting together this weekend for a retreat. I was unable to go and just found out that another of the ladies had to cancel at the last minute because of the health of her parents. Connie really needed this get away and I fell so bad for her. She has really had to deal with a lot lately. I wish all my friends would pray for her and her parents. I wish all the other retreaters safe travels and a great weekend.

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Vacation Finish

I have a vacation finish! It is LHN/CC Spring Sampler. It's really not a very good picture, but I posted it anyway. LOL
Today is the last day of my vacation and work starts bright and early tomorrow morning at 5am. Yuck! I have enjoyed my week off of just doing whatever and it went way too fast.

Friday, July 20, 2007

Great Day

Yesterday I spent a great day with friends. One of my stitching friends is off work after having some surgery and lives a couple of hours away, so a group of us went on a road trip and visited her. I got up very early because DH told me it was going to take me an hour to get to the meeting place. Well, I got there a half hour early and then my friends were late. I could have pulled out my stitching and stitched! LOL We made a stop at Walmart to pick up some snacks and food for lunch and then proceeded to Linda's house. We had a great day of sharing, WIP, finishes, new stuff, food, laughs, stitching etc. Then they started talking about some bad storms moving in , so we decided we had better head home. We did run into some rain, but nothing major. All in all it was a great day spent with friends.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Day 3 of Vacation

Today we went to see our grandkids and boy was it hot! Turns out their air-conditioner had frozen up and wasn't working properly. All I wanted to do was go home. We had a ceiling fan, a box fan and a fan on a stand all going in the living room and I was still uncomfortable. Her Dad bought some insurance plan that covers all their appliances, so they just have to pay $55. to get any of them fixed and if they can't be fixed, they are to be replaced. Glad he invested in that!

Yesterday I started a new project. It's LHN Spring Sampler-the one with the silk Crescent Colours. Oh boy, or they lovely floss or what? I had stitching club that night and ended up ripping out after I got home, but restitched that and some more when I got home this evening. I figured it's my vacation and I'm not going anywhere, so if I want to start a new project, I can! LOL

Monday, July 16, 2007

Here is the latest picture I have of my three darling grandchildren. Nicholas is 5, Emily is 2 and Ashley is 3 1/2 months old.
I took this at the end of June when my DD was in town.

Sunday, July 15, 2007

This & That

Finally, vacation has arrived! I haven't had one since March when I went to the Silver Needle retreat. It was a long time in between. LOL

A lady that works with my DH gave him a starter of Amish Friendship bread and so yesterday I baked 2 loaves of bread. I haven't had this in a really long time and had forgotten how wonderful it was. It tastes so yummy!

Haven't had much stitching time this week. A couple of nights when I picked it up, I was just too tired to stitch, so didn't do much. Ended up watching TV with it in my lap. Hopefully that will change this week while I am on vacation.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Countdown to Vacation

Only 2 more days to work and I am on vacation for a week! Don't really have any plans to go anywhere or to do anything, but it will be nice to just have time off from work.

I will probably just catch up on some things at home, go out to eat, see the grandkids, take some things back to stores that I need to return and hopefully spend some time reading and stitching.

It will be nice to just have some time to relax and enjoy all the things that I like.

Monday, July 9, 2007

Blog Changes

I've been playing with my blog. Adding list, putting them in different orders. LOL I think it still needs something, but I just haven't figured out what yet. I guess that's part of the fun, rearranging it as you go along.

Saturday, July 7, 2007

Saturday's Ramblings

Here is a picture that I took of Ocean Daughter on June 29, 2007. I had started this project on Monday, June 25th. I have now finished one page of the design and have made great progress on another page. I will have to take another progress picture soon.

It was our co-manager's last day at work today. He is being transferred to another store. We will be getting a new one on Monday and it turns out he is a friend of mine. DH and I used to bowl with him & his wife in a bowling league. We even attended their wedding, so we have known them for a number of years.

Tomorrow I am going to Mom & Me in IL which is closing after 14yrs in business. It is a really great cross stitch shop and I really hate to see it close. The owner is retiring. A couple of my stitching friends are going to go with me and then we will go out for lunch!

Friday, July 6, 2007


Welcome to my first attemp at blogging. I'm not sure I will have anything to say that anyone will be interested in, but thought I would join in and see what blogging is all about. LOL
Hopefully I will meet new friends and communicate with others that are already friends.
Stop by whenever you have a minute and see if I have added anything new.