I walked Dara yesterday morning under a full moon. It was REALLY bright outside, you could see your shadow. I walked out to the park to see if I could witness the eclipse and the blood moon and only was able to see a small showing... I did see the full eclipse but the blood… Continue reading Blue Blood Moon 2018
I just got my invitation to participate in this years' Plein Air competition in May. Has it really been 5 years since the last time I participated? It can't be!!! Oh my goodness, it really has been that long. Why did I not keep up with this? I know I'm not really good but I… Continue reading Plein Air Season 2018, Will I Have Time?
I posted yesterday that I have been trying to clean the floor pan of the shower. So this morning I was cleaning and the glass door came off the tracks. Insert your favorite 4 letter expletive. I tried to put it back on the tracks when.... CRASH!!!!!! Holy $%;! I screamed. Stopped and felt all… Continue reading Don’t try this at home…oh wait, we are at home…
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
I'm taking some me time this weekend to work on Bonnie Hunter's new mystery quilt. I've pulled all the fabric from stash and the plan is to get the first 2 clues done this weekend. I also have to re-do the basting on a quilt that I am finishing up as a gift... More on… Continue reading Working Bonnie’s New Mystery
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!
This is Dara. She is our newest pup we've been raising for Canine Companions for Independence and she has been a handful! She is super smart just like her predecessors Jamba and Einstein but the fact she's a she is a whole new experience for us. It has also been a few years since we've… Continue reading Dara at 8 months
Good Morning! I have been searching for a new and improved method of posting to this site for some time. As you have noticed I have been absent for a while. I would say that it's mostly due to access and being busy combined with new computers, new software and or changes in software. I… Continue reading A New Way of Doing Things. Change is fast and constant.
I have completed the log cabin and uneven 9 patch border for this scrappy quilt and am now auditioning fabric from the stash for the next round of borders! Here is the EQ7 file... ...and this was the original version I had in mind as a Christmas Quilt! The applique is a skill set I… Continue reading Border Auditioning