Saturday, November 19, 2011

Time with friends

It was so nice to be able to spend some time with Vickie while she is here and cannot wait for more time.  She is very busy with visiting family and friends but it is nice to have her "home" for awhile.  We went to sit with my sleeping grandchildren for awhile so Kristin to go to Joe's work for an early Thanksgiving lunch.  Lunch for us afterwards was at Max & Erma's...yummm I have not had their chicken tortilla soup in ages...not to mention the fried pickle chips...yummo!!

Then of course we were off to The Glass Thimble.  Too much money was left behind at that store but ohhhhh did I get the cutest pattern for a Christmas wall hanging.  I cannot wait to start cutting the pieces for it....will be sure to post pictures as I go :-) to get some work done.  Not much more to go on the Toldeo project....time to buckle down, stop procrastinating and get it done!!!

Monday, November 14, 2011

A new dawn a new day.........

I am off work today as I was not not sure when I would be back from my visit to TN.  Mom's chemo went ok and a visit with a good friend did wonders for me.  I always love a visit with her......she grounds me and I ususally come back ready to tackle things I would have otherwise ignored.

I also came home to find out there had been a death in my family.  A cousin, at the age of 48 from a heart attack.  I have so many fun childhood memories with him.  As usual we grew apart as adults but when we would see each other at a function we picked up right where we left off.  May he rest in peace.

The stash mound will get more attention this week.  Even if only 15 minutes, it will get some time on a daily basis. I may even cut a Baltimore Album top while managing that stash........I am having a ball making "kits" as I go.  It makes the bust go slower but I feel like more is accomplished.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Veteran's Day

It will only come once in this lifetime...........11/11/11.  My heartfelt "thank you's" go out to all who have served, including my two brothers, father, cousins, uncles, grandpas and numerous friends.
I am spending a few days in TN while my mom undergoes a chemo treatment.  I brought a quilt top I am piecing to work on.  Did not get much done...but enough to make me feel like I actually accomplished something.
Spoke to my son who had a follow up doctor appointment.  It seems his leg as seen it's shadow so there is 6 more weeks of IV antibiotics and the leg walking, weight baring or anything.  It puts alot of things on hold for him again but I agree with the doc that with all the problems he has had this is the best.  It will promote more healing and stability.
Off to do some work.  Brought a little with me to try and get the part time job is almost done...yeah!  About 10-12 more hours of work and it will be DONE!!!  The hospital project is also DONE so life may actually get a little bit back to normal around the first of the year...yeah.