named this photo "I Believe", in honor of Easter, and its great
rebirth! Believe me...having these three brave crocuses pop up this
week through the leaves gives a serious Spring jumpstart to my soul
as well !
we KNOW that the snow we will be getting tomorrow will NOT linger
The biggest news since I last wrote is of course that
Kristen & Troy gave us all a wonderful little girl-child on
February 11th! Those of you who also keep tabs on my
Facebook page will have already seen this photo, but far be
it from me to miss a chance to show her off! Alexandra Lynn
came in at 6lb.11 0z/19" long....and now ( boy THAT time
flew!)...she will be 2 months old in just 9 days! Yowza!
Kristen has now gone back to work, and is settling into
Motherhood like a pro-I couldn't be more proud of her and of
her sister Kate!
and here's granddaughter Alex now and grandson Willie
I'll stop now ...for now... :o)
things got a little New-Baby-Crazy around here for a while! Remember
that phase of life? There is a VERY GOOD REASON why we 50-60 year
olds do not have babies!...and what a gift it is to get to be a
If you haven't yet discovered the joys of
you maybe should check it out! There is just a mass of
Quilting inspiration, as well as an almost limitless list of
other categories one might like! Let's stick to quilting for
now though! You will remember that I had fairly recently
made a string quilt, using one semi consistent
factor--Dark/Bright blues as the center strips. Otherwise, I
just used any scraps I had on hand, and I really do love the
quilt that came from those humble scrappy beginnings!
..Now see what caught my eye on Pinterest this past week!
This was pinned from the blog:
...See what happens when you used controlled scraps?
Isn't this MARVELOUS?!!
This one is on the horizon for me...I just LOVE IT!
really enjoy Pinterest for a variety of things, not the least of
which is recipes! I have been trying out new ones at least a couple
times a week, and found MANY that I will add to my normal food
rotation! If anyone wants to see "my Pinterest page"--
...And now...it's time for this gal to head to bed! I started a new
book last night, by Fannie Flagg ( the author of Fried Green
Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe)....this one is called Standing in
the Rainbow. I think I'm going to like it :o)
you are all having a wonderful Spring!
always, Happy Quilting Folks!