Monthly Archives: June 2013

Adventure Moody Gardens

We got off to a good start with pancakes, then off to Moody Garden in Galveston. We decided the best deal was to get the “all day pass”. First stop was the aquarium pyramid. We saw scuba divers, penguins, fish … Continue reading

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Movie Night

It was a crazy afternoon yesterday, I got off at 4:30 and I needed to drive to from Dickinson to Channelview to pick up my 2 oldest grandsons, Jaiden and Dylan. Traffic was terrible northbound on 45, so I took … Continue reading

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Cookies

I love cookies, how about you? What is your favorite cookie to eat or make? My favorite to make is Nestlé’s Tollhouse chocolate chip, but I love to eat the white chocolate macadamia nut cookie. However I’ve never found a … Continue reading

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Umbrella Assembly

I got home from work today and David had a little surprise for me. My Granny loved Owls; we all would give her owls of all sorts and this was back in the 70’s. I guess when you have 9 … Continue reading

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Mixing it Up

It has been a good Monday; I have been working on my Dancing Umbrellas this afternoon. I went to the Painted Pony this morning and got more Soft Fuse. Katie wanted me to watch Wyatt while she did an errand. … Continue reading

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Sunday for Sewing

What have you been up to today? It is pretty hot here; for me it is better to stitch inside where it is cool than be outside. I decided to change up my project today. I’ve been wanting to do … Continue reading

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Two More Blocks

I sure didn’t get very much accomplished today, only two more Farmer’s Wife blocks to be checked off. I had hoped for 3, but I’m happy to know that these 2 are done. The first one was Cats and Mice … Continue reading

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Third Time is the Charm

How has your Friday been? We all love our Friday’s – at least I know I do! Tasha left mid morning and headed on her fourth leg of her vacation – going to Clearlake Hilton for a church leadership conference. … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Things have been a little more crazy than usual, Tuesday was a regular workday and we were to have our council/counsel meeting at Jax. I didn’t get home until late and decided it was late and I didn’t post. Wednesday … Continue reading

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Bunches of Stuff

How has your day been? My girlfriend, Gloria from High School come over for visiting and lunch today. We had the greatest time, she got here around 10 and left at 3 and the time just flew by. I fixed … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

I hope you all have had a great father’s day. We watched a lot of golf today, Angela’s brother was playing in the US Open this weekend and he had a rough day yesterday, but did rather well today. It … Continue reading

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Super Saturday

We had a slow start this morning; David actually slept in and didn’t run, but has rescheduled it for in the morning. We were getting ready to go to breakfast and we had a little knock on the door, I … Continue reading

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Gotcha Day and Philip’s Party

Friday, June 14th was set for my sister, Pattie and her husband Matt to adopt Aaron (11) and Jon (10). They have been foster parents for the boys since January 11, 2012. A lot happens in the “fostering world” for … Continue reading

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Procrastination

Once again I have waited until the last minute to finish a quilt! I stitched down the label the other day, but no stitching on the binding until this evening. Well I have a 4-hour road trip in the car … Continue reading

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Graduating Day

It has been a great day, Julie showed up at 9 and ready to sew. I wasn’t! Well I was ready to sew, but I did not have my papers cut, nor were they pressed to the fabric. Julie waited … Continue reading

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Just a Note

For some reason, my wagon is dragging a bit today. I didn’t really do anything different today than I have been doing, so not sure what that is all about! Julie M. (from work) and I are going to have … Continue reading

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Recalculating!

That word pretty well says a lot! I think the first time I heard this word used so frequently was back in 2007, we were driving from the airport in Reno, Nevada to Susanville, California. We got a GPS free … Continue reading

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Pre-Father’s day Celebration

Wednesday my oldest nephew, Philip graduates from Plano High School, he will be attending David Lipscomb in Nashville, Tennessee in the fall, so we will be traveling this weekend to celebrate. For Father’s day, we normally go to Monument Inn … Continue reading

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My Sewing Baskets

I had planned on posting yesterday, we went out with some friends last night and we didn’t get home until late, so I decided to wait until this morning. Things are coming together very nicely. I made a trip to … Continue reading

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Chain Piecing

I have had a pretty productive day, how about you? I worked on my sashing and 9-patches for my baskets. I really like chain piecing but I have to say it is kind of boring to me, but it is … Continue reading

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One Down and Many to Go

It seems the faster I go the more behind I become, at least that is how I’m feeling. I tried all of the options that I was given to find extra fabric for my border, none of the stores I … Continue reading

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Basket Fun!

I hope you have had a great day, I got my hair cut this morning and decided that I would go and surprise the boys with lunch today, but I was too late. Their lunchtime was earlier today than their … Continue reading

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A 2 fer

What a surprise, I have seen all of my grandkids in 2 days. That is a rare thing for me. Last night, I got a text from Angela stating that Jaiden had his awards ceremony today and Jaiden wanted me … Continue reading

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Family and Fabric

I had a very interesting day, it wasn’t what I thought it was going to be, but it was a great one. Have you ever planned out your day and one thing happens and all of a sudden your day … Continue reading

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Feeling like Waldo

It has been a crazy past couple of days, I’ve missed you all. Friday I had to prepare for my trip to Tyler and I needed to put the finishing touches on the quilt for Adley. I need to get … Continue reading

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