Many years ago, DW's momma crocheted me a beautiful blanket in purple/lavender/pink yarn. As soon as Pixie saw it, She KNEW it was for her. I don't want to give human emotions to a dog however, her face visibly changed expression when she saw this blanket. For awhile I maintained a brave front in the… Continue reading Make-do & Mend Monday – My/Pixie’s blanket
The first part being the piecing of the background, I have completed the second part of appliqueing the wool felt cacti to the background. The next step being the embroidery of the details on each plant. There aren't any REAL instructions on the exact details. Only how to create the specific stitches and the… Continue reading Workbasket – Have Achieved Cacti
This last weekend I had a couple of hours to work in my sewing room. I was almost at a loss for what project to work on, then I remembered that last time I straightened up the room I put many unfinished projects (UFO's) into one location. I hurried over and opened it up. This… Continue reading Workbasket – Layette Done!
Saturday morning started with a 3 mile run at Riverfront Park. The run ended near the carousel where a car show was setting up. It was a fun diversion before heading to Gladstone where DW purchased a new Triumph Tiger 1200. Below were some other cool looking Triumphs. After finishing the Carlton Wine Country 5K on… Continue reading A Wonderfully Long Holiday Weekend
Awoke to the last day of the trip. This morning started as most had, with a run. With no set direction in mind we set off, turning here and there as we came to an intersection, enticed by interesting looking historic homes. For fear of another graceless fall, I hadn't brought my camera phone. The… Continue reading Laguna Seca -Day #8
Welcome back to you... and to me. Last week I travelled with my sister and my youngest niece to Nevada to visit our father (niece's grandfather) for Father's Day. Papa & Becky have a lovely home in Pahrump. They made us feel very welcome. They also have Pixie's first born puppy, Sookie. He is the… Continue reading Workbasket – Welcome back
If you remember back to my first post of weekend wanderings, you know that I had seen another street that I had wanted to explore, but that I had also saved it for another day. That day had arrived. The weather was decent and the dogs were willing, so we set off to explore. ru… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings – Second Street of Beautiful homes