Category Archives: Outdoors

Lake or Ocean

Which one do you like the best? I think I like the lake the best, it is just something about it and it doesn’t make the sound like the ocean does. Living in a coastal region is one of the … Continue reading

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Quilt Shows and Stuff

It has been a while since I’ve written and I hate that, it really boils down to having a lot to have to write about. Oh well, I hope you aren’t bored reading about life round here. I’m a member … Continue reading

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Lucky Dog

Monday was a perfect day, well almost perfect – I didn’t get to sew but I did get to straighten up the house and just have a punch list of things to do, but no deadlines except for when I … Continue reading

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Hit the Ground Running

It has been non-stop since we got home Thursday night at 10 pm. David was gracious enough to go to the store and buy groceries while I worked on binding and started a chocolate cake. After he got home Thursday … Continue reading

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Boston Mass

As usual, tons of things going on! I had a group coming in last week so I wanted to do a few updates. First I wanted to add to the clothesline in my 30’s room, so I completed that. I … Continue reading

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The Hardest Part

Sometimes, I find that the hardest part is getting started, especially when it comes to exercise. Saturday morning, I needed to get up and do my bike ride, but I just could not make myself get out of bed. So … Continue reading

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Spring Fling Twenty Sixteen

We have our little dove back again this year! This makes year #3. Ms. Dove sure does know how to mess up my plant, I don’t know if I should water it or not. Does anyone know if watering will … Continue reading

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Rodeo 2016 Round Up

Spring is just zipping along! It is hard to believe we are already at the end of March! Rodeo has come and gone too! It was a lot of fun while it was here but it does add to my … Continue reading

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Happy Leap Year

I hope you have had a great leap day, I have, and I’ve gotten a lot done this evening! The weeks continue to go by quickly and just when I think I’m going to have a slow day and I … Continue reading

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Wool Applique Therapy

Friday, February 5th, Cynthia and I flew to Ft Lauderdale to meet up with Wynette for a quilting cruise with Royal Caribbean on Oasis of the Seas. Olde Green Cupboard organized the event to be lead by Lisa Bongean of … Continue reading

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Go With the Flow

Our trip to Mazatlan was wonderful, but I can’t say that for the airline that we chose to use. We do plan to return there next year, but hopefully we will have a better flight plan going and coming. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Land of the Deer

That is what Mazatlan means in Spanish. I can’t help but feel that this is a little slice of heaven here. We are really enjoying our stay here and having a great time, along with meeting the most amazing people. … Continue reading

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It’s All Good

Well mostly anyway, have you given up on me? How is your year going? Mine has gotten off to a good start, but as usual things don’t always go my way. I seem to be behind in so many things. … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown

It is that time of the year when lists are being made and everyone is finishing off things that need to be done before Christmas. I wanted to share how my first wool class went. I offered a 2-part class … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth

Hello out there! Are you guys still out there? I hope you haven’t given up on me or reading my blog. Every time I think I’m going to have time to sit down and write, something seems to come along … Continue reading

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Angel Siting 2015

Wednesday was my day for “angel” duty! As usual, I had a great time, but by the end of the day I was beat. I don’t know what it is about that place; I think it has to be the … Continue reading

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Go-tober

Time to go again, this time I left Thursday night for Arkansas, time for my annual trip to see Brok, Candice, Hunter and Hailey. Mom wasn’t able to go this year, so I ended up making last minute arrangements to … Continue reading

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A Bit of Fall

Monday I started on a small project. I have the Primitive Gatherings pattern called Winter-ific. It is a small table topper that finishes at 19×19 and is a pieced and a wool applique project. It is so cute. I got … Continue reading

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Quilty Pleasures

I have to admit that I have spent so much time looking for things that I have put away and I hate that I can’t find my stuff. Ugh – very frustrating, but on the upside I have come across … Continue reading

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Oh What to Do?

As a fitting finish for today, as it is 9/11 and so hard to believe it has been 14 years since our country was forever changed I finished my top early this morning – Yes We Can, America! It went … Continue reading

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Non Laborless Day

How were your weekend and your holiday? Our weekend was good, we recovered from our vacation and got a few things done like laundry, unpacking and best of all some sewing on the machine. Yes, I just had to jump … Continue reading

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Washington Review

David and I had a great time in Washington. Tuesday morning, we got up early and drove to Seattle to meet a fellow running friend that moved away, Dottie and to do a little sight seeing. We had also wanted … Continue reading

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Washington Bliss

Where does your mind go when you go to play? While flying to Seattle, we boarded a shuttle bus from the parking garage to the airport with another couple and David asked them where they were going. They said they … Continue reading

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Dirty Out, Clean In

After I got home from Wimberley on Thursday and was about to unpack I realized that I’d be driving to Tyler Friday about 1, so I decided just to pull out the dirty clothes and pack clean clothes. I had … Continue reading

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All Cooked Out!

It has been a great week! Monday morning I drove to Wimberley Quilt Ranch and unloaded, it seemed like I was moving in with all the sewing stuff and the cooking supplies. Luckily the weather was pretty good and it … Continue reading

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Too Many Irons

I’ve missed you all, I hope you are still out there; it just has been WAY too busy! I think things will calm down just a tad and then it goes just the opposite. Sorry for not getting to write … Continue reading

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Crunch Time

Saturday was yard workday, David mowed and he does such a great job with the yard. While he did that I went upstairs and took some new pictures of the red room. He was able to finish about an hour … Continue reading

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Harvested

Monday night the Houston area was pounded by rain, I hope you all faired it well and stayed high and dry, we did and I’m very thankful for that. It sure looked like a lot of people didn’t. With all … Continue reading

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Our Memorable Monday

I hope you had a great holiday, David and I did. I am always in awe of our military and their families, especially for the ones that gave the ultimate sacrifice. I love this country! Twenty-five years ago, on a … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Still Rules!

I love to be home sewing when it rains! Well, I love being home period, but it is so comforting to be sewing to the pitter-patter of rain. Wednesday, I had a few errands to run before I got engrossed … Continue reading

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Oh Say Can You See!

It has been a pretty productive day here; hope your day has been a good one! We have a group coming to the retreat house on Monday so it was a day to do some odd and ends over there. … Continue reading

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