I’m sure that my faithful followers have noticed that I didn’t post yesterday. I apologize. I know how bummed I get when I visit some of my favorite blogs and they haven’t posted anything for a few days. Good thing that my lapse was only for a day. I actually did do some crafting yesterday. I cuddled up in my bed in front of the TV and worked on “Winter in my Garden”, but I didn’t get much done. I have a new “first”. Last night was the first night that I have fallen asleep cross-stitching! That has never happened before. Reading, yes, cross-stitching, no. So, I woke up at about 9:00, I’m not sure when I dozed off (sadly there was nothing good on TV, so I was watching FoxNews). I think I vaguely remember listening to Greta start her thing, and then nothing. So, I’m guessing around 8:00, which means that I might have gotten in about an hour of crafting before my auto pilot turned on and went into “snooze” mode. I do have an excuse. Remember that yesterday was the students first day back from Christmas break. I was exhausted by 2 p.m. to tell the truth. I am equally exhausted today, and we are in another “Arctic Chill”. My cars temperature gauge registered 10 degrees on my way home at 3:30 this afternoon, and that doesn’t include the wind chill. So all those people complaining about it only being 40 in Miami today better hush. I think we will hit a high of 9 or 10 tomorrow. BRRRRRRRR!!!! I am ready to relocate. I think we’ve been above 32 two or three times in the last month.
Ok, enough of my complaining. I know that some of you, Uncle Bill and Phil in particular, have it even worse than we do, so I digress. Here is the most up to date photo of my cross-stitching. I have completed her skirt and some of the window panes with the seedlings in the pots. Aren’t they cute? I think they look cute with their little sprouts coming up. Oh, one more thing…have you ever felt like the world is conspiring against you? Today I got home and got the mail and was leafing through it and would you believe there was a brand new, never been seen before crafting catalog called “Connecting Threads”??? That’s just cruel. It has the cutest quilt on the cover with these funny looking appliqued birds on it. I’m including a picture, just so you can see, what a cruel joke this is. Not nice, not nice at all.
Question: Does it count if I buy an instructional book to make a new quilt with the materials I already have??? (what me, bend the rules?? Never!!) Stay warm! Hugs, Erica