Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Memorial Day Weekend

It was a noisy and chaotic weekend here in the Magpie's Nest. Most of my time was spent holding this little one and playing with her sister.

Her mom was busy in our garage, cleaning out years of accumulated papers and assorted junk for us. The surprise was that there was so little to take to the thrift shop. It was mostly paper, not even that much trash. 36 boxes of old school work, receipts, junk mail, catalogs, etc. Yikes!

I had visions of doing a blog post or two while DH was gone but apparently that was pure fantasy. I didn't even have the camera to get before and after pictures. That's okay though; I think I'd be too embarrassed to post them :- )

I certainly wasn't able to do any sewing. I was very aware that yesterday was Memorial Day but was too distracted to remember to put out our flag. I have deep respect for those who serve in our armed forces and the utmost compassion for the families of those who gave their lives in that service.

There are still a few boxes that I need to go through. My stuff, as opposed to papers generated by family members. It would be pretty cool if I could come up with some give-aways out of those boxes to celebrate my birthday next month. They are mostly stash items that I just never made room for when I moved into my current studio space. Stay tuned!


  1. Love those cheeks! And the beaded heart is visually very interesting. You are an artist!

    Love, Carol

  2. It was good you got to enjoy your grandkids. I sure miss mine. I got to see them over Mother's Day weekend but it's too far between visits for me.

    What an extraordinary heart! I just love it. You could be selling these like hotcakes (but that would probably take the fun out of them).

  3. What a beautiful heart.All that beading, I have to learn to bead like that and what a darling your grandchild is.

  4. OMG! This little cutie won my heart!

    And that heart is gorgeous, the colors are sew ME. :)

    I just sent you the info you requested. Let me know if you need further help, happy to do so!

    Funny thing, when your email came in what immediately followed was your squares in my head. I love it that I will always recognize a name by the art squares they submitted. Too kuhl!

    Happy weekend, Monica :)

  5. Hi Sue, got your note. Sorry the first try didn't make it to you. I just resent a second email. Let me know if you get it. Thanks, Monica :)

  6. Beautiful heart and adorable grandbaby girl!


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