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Thanks to all for birthday wishes

Well it has been awhile since I have posted here..the summer is finally here and the weather has been wonderful...we are getting a few rainy days right now but the grass and the flowers needed it...


I have doing the outdoor thing with cutting grass and I have finished piling my wood for the winter months... I have lost one of my cats and I think based on my neighbours experience that a fisher might have killed her...their cat was also killed...so I am down to one cat and one…


Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on June 23, 2011 at 9:37am — 1 Comment

Very Dull but warmer here today

It has been awhile since I have posted but things have been pretty quiet here..we have had temperatures at -13C this week and 9 in the same day...LOL..no wonder our topic of conversation up here is weather..you can't trust the weather reports ..you have to look out the window and have an outdoor thermometer perched outside so you can see it.

I have been trying so finish up some UFO's and have ordered several kits from Connecting Threads..love their fabric and their new Build a Kit… Continue

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on February 17, 2011 at 1:23pm — 4 Comments


Well I don't know about you folks but my New Year was pretty quiet...settled down with my snacks and the dog and the cat and watched the ball drop in several localities...Toronto,New York,Niagara Falls...then hit the sack about 1:00 am....very enjoyable...all the children are home and safe...no fights,no arguments,no hurt feelings....(big sigh)....I love having my children but I am so used to being alone it is kind of a relief not to have to entertain or intervene...hope all of you had a safe… Continue

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on January 1, 2011 at 9:06am — 3 Comments

Almost Christmas

Well the days are winding down ...I am off to Kingston tomorrow to pick up my daughter at the train station...looking forward to seeing her...I am off to Campbellford on Friday to pick up my youngest son and his wife (they don't have a car) so all my children on this continent will be home for Christmas....I will get pics from my oldest son and his wife in the UK and maybe a video of Christmas morn....I am having the family Christmas dinner this year ...turkey and all the trimmings and my… Continue

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on December 22, 2010 at 10:04pm — 4 Comments


OMG it is snowing out.....we didnt even make to November 1st...it is the big fluffy ones so I dont think it is going to stay around...what a shocker...the kids will have to dress up warm today...the old snowsuit under the costume trick LOL...we remember those dont we ladies....

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on October 31, 2010 at 8:02am — 6 Comments

A Big Thank You

Thanks for all the wonderful birthday wishes...I appreciate them all especially now that I am nearly a Senior citizen..I am 64 this year so one more year....I had a wonderful relaxing day and started a new 9 patch quilt..blue and white.with a touch of yellow ...my favourite colours....the patches were precut when I got them so not a difficult job so far...

Really hot and humid here today and we had an EARTHQUAKE if you can believe it....yes here in Canada..the epicentre was somewhere…


Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on June 23, 2010 at 8:52pm — 9 Comments

Beauty Day

What a beautiful day today...sun is shining and it is WARM...wow what a difference from the first of the week...you just never know...I haven't been doing too much lately as my sister has had a lot of medical appointments..annual checkups..but hopefully after Easter I will get back into the swing of things..have a plan to make a D9P but the planning is still in my head...hope everyone has a wonderful Easter.

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on April 2, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Christmas Gifts done for this year

Whew!! Final count is in...I made 11 tea towels and only flubbed up 2(unfortuneately they were for my DD but she said that is OK she will choose her own designs for me to make),1 apron,1casserole cover, and 2 tea cozies...all in all not bad for someone who hadn't made any gifts at all until this year...I am very happy with my machine and will continue to do more with lots of help from everyone here...Happy New Year all.

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on December 30, 2009 at 7:41pm — 3 Comments

New machine embroidery pics

Hi all...have been very busy doing up some embroidery projects for Christmas..I have made 6 tea towels, a tea cozy (not sewn together yet),a casserole carrier (not sewn together yet), and I am planning on making more before the week is out...whew...I am tired ...going to bed now...talk to you all soon.

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on December 11, 2009 at 12:24am — 4 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving to American friends

Just a quick note to say Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends...hope you all have a wonderful day with family and friends or if alone you enjoy the peace and tranquility and the beauty of another day.

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on November 22, 2009 at 9:22am — No Comments

Happy Thanksgiving to fellow Canadians

Hope everyone is having a great weekend...cold here and overcast and very windy...a typical fall day....my cats are now staying in all night whereas in the summer you couldnt get them in.I am off to my nephew's house for Thanksgiving dinner with him and his wife and my sister...great to be around family at Thanksgiving.I have so much to be thankful for...good health..enough to eat and a warm home..my best to all.

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on October 11, 2009 at 11:20am — 2 Comments

Off to town

Had a wonderful dinner with my friends...a reall fall occasion. I am off to town today to take my sister grocery shopping.We go once a week..She doesn't drive and has a hard time getting around so we make a weekly trip and make a day of it...go for lunch etc.
Sunny here today with a little cloud..cool but nice.

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on September 30, 2009 at 8:32am — 2 Comments

Raining and overcast

Very rainy off and on today..leaves are turning colour and it is quite cool..even Mina and Tasha the cats won't stay out today and Bella my dog has a kind of depressed look..she loves to run and play outside on a nice day.I am heading out for supper this evening with some friends and it sounds like a good time..

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on September 28, 2009 at 1:19pm — 1 Comment

Posted some pics to my page

Hi all..I am new here and I have posted some pics of my projects still in the making on my page...hope to learn lots here and viewing all the wonderful projects I think I will.

Added by Gail in Maberly Ontario on September 26, 2009 at 12:10pm — 5 Comments

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