Monday, June 24, 2019

Make-A-List Monday - Not Much Going On!

Hi, all!

I almost forgot it's Monday - vacation will do that to you!  I'm especially confused this go-round, because the house we are renting apparently sits right on top of the time-change line, so our smart phones and watches keep changing time from EDT to CDT as we walk around the house!  It's very weird, not knowing the time.  But I will get used to it by the end of the week, I'm sure!

I sure lost track of time last week, as you'll see when I recap last week's list...

1.  Continue working on the 12DCIJ quilt-along quilt.
I'm happy to say I did do this - and also started a smaller version using a different assembly technique.  It's working well!

2.  Make the back for a commission quilting job.
Didn't get to this one...

3.  Make the back for a gift quilt.
Or to this one.  Shameful!

4.  Pull together handwork to take on vacation.
I did get to this - and brought a major "frog-stitching" project with me.  I've even engaged the services of the fabulous Lilli on occasion to help me - this one will take a while!  I also brought some origami paper and simple instructions with me, and the grands and I made origami frogs this afternoon to play with. Fun!

5.  Load any UFO quilt on the frame and finish it!
I didn't get to this one either.  

6.  Keep up with any quilt ministry needs that come up.
We did give away a couple of quilts this week...

This quilt went to an elderly woman with stage 3 lung cancer,

And this quilt went to a woman who was just diagnosed with 
non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

I also received some wonderful happy mail, a great surprise...

Erica T. sent this beautiful pillow (pattern is Flutterby by Jen Kingwell, one of my favorites), a totally adorable dresden bear pincushion, and a Bonnie & Camille Christmas charm pack!  What a way to make a week that started out tough end up happy!!

And of course, it's hard not to be happy with a view like this at the end of the day.  Vacation is awesome, the kids and grandkids are all happy, hubby and I are basking in the glow of hearing "Nana" and "Papa" all day, and I know we won't want to go home at the end of the week.  I hope you are having a wonderful week as well!  

No list for this week - vacation is too much fun for deadlines!  See you again next Monday with a new list.




  1. I would consider the state of last week's list a strong indicator that you were due for vacation. Enjoy your time, whatever time it is, at the beach!

  2. I could do with a stay somewhere like that, so beautiful.Enjoy all the fun together.

  3. Your time shift problem triggered an earworm of Chicago's "Does anybody really know what time it is?" I think we could all use an occasional 'timeless' experience where we just go with the flow. Enjoy the rest of your vacation.

  4. Sweet! Have a wonderful time!

  5. Sounds like a lovely and well deserved vacation! Enjoy!

  6. I hope you continue to enjoy the rest of your vacation. Breathe in every moment! All of the quilts you showed are so beautiful. Time change drives me crazy, but having clocks change constantly like that would completely take me over the edge!


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