Yesterday on my way to work I passed by a pile of stuff put out for trash collection. On top of an old chair was this machine. I turned the corner and drove around the block for a 2nd look and decided to stop and pick her up. There was a pressure foot, needle, bobbin… Continue reading Abandoned at the side of the road…
Category: Off the beaten trail
Scenes From the Dashboard Series – “Help Is A Four Legged Word”
Raise a Puppy Change A Life... This was the scene outside the event facility on Team Graduation day for the North Central Region of Canine Companions for Independence. The billboard van was parked out front and puppy raisers that did not want to drive to the kennels could drop off their pups after the event.… Continue reading Scenes From the Dashboard Series – “Help Is A Four Legged Word”
Red Sky at Night
Isn't this beautiful? I took this photo last week and just now found it on my phone. Had to share. We have a lot of things going on so I thought I'd post. These posts always help to sort out the to do list. First up today is try and get my shower base clean.… Continue reading Red Sky at Night
It’s Cherry Season Again!
We've had a bumper crop of cherries this year! If I'm sitting I'm pitting! We have a 4 in 1 cherry tree that self pollinates. Jim made a natural bee-hive home to attract native bees and I think it has worked! The cherries are Bing, Ranier and 2 others that I can't remember. Supposedly they… Continue reading It’s Cherry Season Again!
We live near a pond and a creek and there is plenty of wildlife. This year we are fortunate to see the Mallard ducks raising their young! We've been watching this Momma and her babies for almost a week. She had 11 but is now down to 7. She must be an experienced Momma. … Continue reading Duck Mothers
Making Progress and an Oriole!
I have been working on this scrap quilt daily. I completed 2 border sides and now am working on the remaining 2 before I continue on with my planned solid border which will be next. Talk about LOTS OF SCRAP!! Truthfully I had no idea how this design was going to come out and several… Continue reading Making Progress and an Oriole!
Vermont Quilt Festival!
The Vermont Quilt Festival! One of the nice things about traveling is you never know what surprises will pop up! The Vermont Quilt Festival was one of those surprise coincidences that was happening very close to where we were camped in Vermont...and how could I not resist? For your enjoyment. Most of these were from… Continue reading Vermont Quilt Festival!
Scenes from the Dashboard Series: The Road FROM Vermont!
Hi All! Ahh! Now the fun of the trip coming home. We decided to travel the northern route by way of Canada! I thought it would make for a great adventure and shock some of my nerves to see how easy (or hard) it would be to cross the border with our RV! Garmin took… Continue reading Scenes from the Dashboard Series: The Road FROM Vermont!
Scenes From The Dashboard Series: The Road to Vermont!
Hi Friends! We've been gone for a little over a week on a camping trip to Vermont. Our destination was South Hero, VT for a family reunion. As part of my 'Scenes from the Dashboard' series I'd thought I'd post some highlights of that trip. We planned our journey to take us on the way… Continue reading Scenes From The Dashboard Series: The Road to Vermont!
Cherries! Oh Yum!
Hi Friends! We have cherries!!!! I can hardly believe it! We haven't yet had a crop of cherries. Sure, we've had the half dozen or so but our tree is so so young, combined with the last 2 years of terrible weather that affected the pollination that we have been hoping and praying this year… Continue reading Cherries! Oh Yum!
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