Saturday, September 10, 2016

I'm Still Here!

 I'm still here, plugging away. Despite having so many projects in progress, when one of them is close to completion it's all I want to work on. Thus I've been focused on Allietare. Yesterday I finished the blocks. Next I made the parts and pieces for the corner pieces to fill in the edges.

Today I plan to finish the corner pieces and have it ready to sew together! (But then I still need to add the borders...) I really LOVE this quilt and my color choice worked well, I think. 

And why this this little bit of happy come home with me?

I need a bit of happy and I grab it where I can by polishing my nails bright orange or getting a good haircut or buying a bit of Tula Pink.

There is so much sadness with my FIL's impending death. He's been in an in-patient hospice for a couple of weeks. He's really struggling. It's hard to watch and hear about. We hope and pray he will soon go quietly in his sleep.

So if I miss a day or two of blogging here and there, it's probably because I'm looking for some happy.

I hope you find some happy today! I'm going out to lunch with Daughter 1 - lots of happy there!


  1. Julia, Staying busy with hard times to come makes it easier for now. I went through this last year with my Mother. Looks like you have plenty to keep your hands busy. Chris

  2. I am so sorry for the sadness in your life at the moment. I pray for peace and calm for your family and your Father-in-law.
    Your Allietare looks wonderful. Enjoy lunch with your girl. I know how joyful those moments are.

  3. I'm so sorry for your sadness. I hope he is, at least, comfortable. I got a tula pink bundle in the mail today so I know exactly how you feel. It's like candy!

  4. My thoughts are with you at this sad time. Sending you some happy thoughts from Australia.

  5. Will keep you all in my's such a hard time...glad you can spend some time with a daughter!


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