Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Baby Shower and Changes

Sunday - I went to a baby shower with my sister-in-law, Michelle, and nieces, Heather and Elizabeth.  Michelle and I both made a baby quilt for the expectant mom, Coley.  The shower was out in the Geauga County area and as we drove through Chardon, I commented on how much I liked that quaint little town, known mostly for the Maple Syrup Festival they have each year.  The shower was in the little town hall and just great - good food and lots of "gabbing."
Michelle's Quilt
Attic Window Quilt

Michelle's Snowman Quilt

Michelle's Disappearing 9-patch

Attic Window with back
Michelle and her one day baby quilt


Three days later, the little town of Chardon will be remembered for more than maple syrup.  Now the name brings to mind the horrific terror of the school shooting that happened on Monday morning in the high school cafeteria.  Three young teen boys are now dead due to a senseless, violent act.  My prayers are with the families in Chardon.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day!   ♥
Refrigerator Art from Zoe, my granddaughter!

I made a big pot of vegetable beef barley soup.  Who doesn't love soup on a winter day?  Then I worked a little more on the attic window baby quilt.  It really is square; it's just the angle of the camera.

In honor of the holiday, my crazy Christmas cactus bloomed - only one bloom.
One Bloom for Valentine's Day

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Snow Day

"And finally Winter, with its bitin', whinin' wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow."
Roy Bean

What a great day to get a little quilting done.  Finally, I added the borders to my strip quilt and started a little easy attic windows baby quilt.  I'll attach a picture of that later . . . it's still in pieces.