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Comment by Janice Aitkens 4 hours ago

Good Morning

Hope you are well

I am not too bad have been working

this morning moving the bookcase

from 1 room to another

Well it the 1st September the year is

flying by it come in with it raining

this morning so not a great start

to the month hope it will get better

We are going to move the cabinet to

the wall where the bookcase was

we decided with a bit more of a move

around we will keep the unit reason

we was going to get a new one was

so it was smaller but came up with a

better way so hope it will work out okay

I finished the socks last night

I have some washing on & we

have roads works with roads closed so

getting in & out for the next week or so

will be awful if we want to use the car

but then at the end of it roads will be

resurfaced so that will be good

You have a Blessed day take care

Hugs Janice

Comment by Janice Aitkens yesterday

Good Morning

I hope you are well I am not too bad

I should with luck finish the socks

today as i am up to the foot on 2nd sock

Went looking for a display cabinet but

couldn't see anything we wanted so

the looking continues

No big plans for me well not

that i know of at present DH

may say something different lol

You have a very Blessed Day

Hugs Janice

Comment by Barbara S/IL yesterday

Thanks, all. The quilt is titled 'Blue Skies Ahead' and is Lots of blue squares with appliqued clouds and a couple of birds. It is one of my favs that I have pieced. 

Comment by Janice Aitkens yesterday

The quilt/wall hanging looks nice plus as does the apron well done Baarbara

Hugs Janice

Comment by Lois Richards yesterday

Barbara, What a cute apron, looks like a fun project!!!

Comment by Barbara S/IL on Saturday

Comment by Barbara S/IL on Saturday

Good morning.

My trip isn't until late Oct. so I hope the Autumn colors will cooperate'Even though we are going for DIL's Mom's BD, I am more excited about the sightseeing. Isn't that awful of me? LOL

Kathy I think you have a sign up for next year's BD club already. I haven't heard anything more from Lisa. I'm hoping she got her FQ. The poor lady has had an awful health year.

Sure is humid here today. I'll probably have to close the windows soon because of the heat.

Waiting for the PBS quilt and craft shows to start. Yesterday, I made an easy apron using MSQC's pattern (tutorial). Today I want to finish up some little quilt blocks for an exchange. 

Kathy, I hope you get some stamina back. Moving is really hard but it sounds like you made the right decision.

Take care all.

Comment by Janice Aitkens on Saturday

Good Morning

Another week-end i know that

for most it a holiday week-end

so hope you will have a great one

Pat came over & i saw what she has

for fusibile vilene & have ordered some

but the next one up so it be slightly thicker

i may think about getting some fusible

wadding for the baby's quilt if i can get

it at a reasonable price

I am getting on okay with the knitting

it is going slower as been doing more in

the getting shot of stuff we will be taking a

lot of glasses all good but ones we don't

really use now to the charity shop then

we want to look for a smaller unit

as we have a large 3 door one we want a

2 door one so we can get the radiator

done hopefully before the winter

comes in fully

Well you have a good day take care

Hugs Janice

Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm on Friday
Yes!!..I am so tired of moving!!..no more!!..I do feel bad for my daughter, because things didn't work out the the she planned it...when I explained about Alzheimer's and what the patient is like..( her Dad)..it was more than she could cope with..with Alzheimer's John becomes the Dad and Julie, the 10 year old daughter..instead of 46.. Our apartment is working out just fine..everyday, we have been hauling boxes to the apartment...I am so tired..but I think this is the end!..I am hoping to get my strength back..because I promised that I would be the Story Lady at Julie's school....I will see the Pain Doctor on Tuesday...we will talk about Fibro !...which I think is bothering me, especially at night!..that is why I can't sleep..too much pain.
.....Barbara, when are you leaving on your trip? I sure wish I was going! You lucky dog!!
Comment by Lois Richards on Friday

Hello everyone,

Janice, So glad Pat is doing OK and her tests came out good.  I love your Bath Set and the idea of Heart Soaps is a good one.

Barbara, Your trip East should be really fun and the changing leaves in that area are so beautiful.  Even though the thought of winter does not thrill me, I do love Fall and the beautiful colors.  It is pretty here in the mountains as they just glow with color.

Ruthann, Hope you have many customers today and then you can go home and enjoy the three day weekend.  Gives you a chance to be creative, which you do well.

Kathy, Are you tired of moving yet?  It is such a big job but I know when you get settled and accustomed to your new living arrangements you will be very happy.  If Big John makes some friends with some men, he will be more content too.  It's hard to be the only man among all the wmen.

Yesterday was such a good day for me as I was feeling well and no need for any naps so I got to do some sewing on my great-granddaughter's quilt.  It will be nice and colorful but not gaudy, I think she will like it. Well now off to some sewing, it is so relaxing.  Hugs to all.

 

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