Monthly Archives: February 2008

Light Bulb Moment

First I want to thank everyone who has left comments on my blog.  I love hearing from you!  Comments and feedback are always welcome and appreciated.   At work this week I’ve gathered information for an insurance claim on a … Continue reading

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Test

This weekend I experimented with consciously managing my time.  I’m embarrassed to admit how much time I waste shuffling around the house waiting for something else to happen.  I often wait ten minutes for my husband or son to get … Continue reading

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Pull of the Sun

The sun shines in a clear blue sky today, the first sunshine in what feels like forever.  The stores were crowded with people getting out in the nice weather.  Tomorrow’s forecast  is more of the same.  Spring teases us while … Continue reading

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Why So Hard?

I’m working on my piece for Sharon’s February Take It Further challenge and I must admit it’s slow going.  I’m not the only one struggling this month.  If you’d asked me a few weeks ago, I would have said this … Continue reading

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Pre-retreat

I’m registered to go to retreat near the end of March.  I’ve already started looking through my UFOs to figure out what I’m taking.  I like making the decision a few weeks ahead of time so I’m not rushing to … Continue reading

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Stash Report

I didn’t buy any fabric this week.  I used however much fabric it took to make this block for my quilt group swap.   I choose this pattern because I wanted to do some paper piecing.  I saw this block … Continue reading

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Tea Time

My husband picked up my sewing machine from the dealer yesterday so I’m back in business.  I was wrong about life giving me hours to sew this week.  Instead, repeat bouts of nasty weather doubled my commute time day after … Continue reading

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All About Links

I have a friend that sends me THE BEST links.  I have no idea how she finds them, but she does.  I have to share a few. In my house, I am the only female.  Even the pets are male.  … Continue reading

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Unplugged

My husband dropped off my sewing machine at the dealer’s Monday.  I hated parting with it, but it wasn’t running right.  Something in the upper tension catches, causing a grinding noise and making the hand wheel difficult to turn.  I … Continue reading

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State of the Stash

Lots of stash activity to report this week. I bought three yards of fabric last Sunday at the quilt shop’s Superbowl sale.  You can see what I bought here.  I have projects planned for all the fabric, but some will … Continue reading

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