Monday, February 17, 2014

Our pets are not allowed on the furniture .....

Honey Bunny

Mr. Katt aka Simon

Jasper Johns
[I use his full name when he is in trouble]


Thursday, February 13, 2014

It is a HE kind of stitching

Designed by Sandra Sullivan
Homespun Elegance, Ltd.

I chose different fibers.    I used GAST Dried Thyme, Week's Baked Apple; Needle Necessities 1342; Week's Onyx; and Simply Shaker Sampler Threads Cidermill Brown.    There is another motif in the pattern folder that I'd like to stitch ... and change the colors ; )    The HE patterns are wonderful to stitch while gathering with good friends.    

 And new bead stash ... to string or tat ... meanwhile, 
they decorate the desk!

Friday, February 07, 2014

Find the kitty

I had run the sweeper and couldn't find our female cat, Honey Bunny.    Opened the bathroom door & there she was:
She is still sleeping there.   Warmest place in the house.

Wednesday, aside from the snow storm, I had won a pass to The Monuments Men.
I picked up our daughter, Tori, and we enjoyed the movie

The drive back on Thursday was more enjoyable.   Very cold, very sunny, and blue sky.    
Indiana is a boring state to drive thru.   I had the road to myself most of the time.
The highlight of the drive was when a hawk flew over the vehicle! {no photo}

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Shadows ....

Link to Pattern

Will the groundhog see a shadow, six more weeks of winter?    Will the sky be overcast, and the groundhog not see a shadow, early spring?

Saturday, February 01, 2014

Recent Picks:

and, there is an audio book, too.

Don't pass on this novel - exceptional.

I admit, never read any of her novels.   I did see the novel made into a movie which was okay.   This book is beautiful and elegant.    Don't read review - read the book!!!!

Short stories, written by THE MASTER!!!

What fun.   I enjoyed it!    So odd, a puzzle, and a smashing ending.    Unique and interesting.

With hesitation, this is also a pick.   The ending.   Yep, it was the ending.   Read thru the whole thing and then, the ending.


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