Sunday, July 21, 2013

Today I took M clamming. We got up at 5:00, yes AM. We got our limit and headed back to town and got breakfast. Since she doesn't have any boots she had to wear her only pair of tennis shoes. So off to Fred Meyer we went to get a new pair. I however bought a pair of boots.

In the afternoon I announced that I had to wash my work truck. She was all over that. "Can I wash it too?" I'm not one to turn away free labor so I told her to get a sponge and have at it.

She liked it so much she asked me if this could be her new chore.  Then she came inside and asked to help with the laundry. I got the soap in and told her to load up. Then she loaded the dryer and turned it on. pretty soon she'll have that chore too. I know, enjoy it while it lasts. Eventually she will just whine when I bring it up. lol.

Thought I would slip in a few more show pictures.

What seven year old girl doesn't like pink? Mine sure does. She said this was her favorite quilt.



Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Ever wonder what five miles of stop and crawl traffic looks like? Well two of three roads by 10:30, which is when I left since I got there at 7:30, look like this. Some of you may know this kind of traffic well. But I don't live in an area or visit any area that does. I can only guess how long these people sat in traffic and then fought to find a place to park. The other bonus to arriving early. It's not as hot.

My sister made it through surgery just fine. Doctor was amazed at what she found. She should be feeling better soon.

After all of our warm and sunny summer weather we had rain today. It wasn't cold but since I didn't have a coat and had to fill out forms while standing outside, I wasn't impressed.

I have been working on a quilt for a special little four year old and then I have to make one for his aunt.  Soon I will have five others that will need binding. My hands are already hurting just thinking about it. But it is worth it.

Now to continue with the quilt show photos. I couldn't believe how many I took until I started to edit them. Enjoy!

 And here is last years Bonnie Hunter mystery Easy Street. This pattern will be out in an upcoming book. The tag says it has 2500 pieces and was made by Deana in Kingston WA. who renamed it to Busy Street. Great job Deana!!

This quilt just reminds me of looking at a stained glass window. Beautiful.

 I found myself drawn to the bold bright colored quilts. They just seem so vibrant.

I need to check in with my sister at the hospital so I will put up more photos tomorrow.