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Under the needle-panel of barns

front – full of barns.   back –  farm life. I missed DS’s birthday – today.   but we are under the needle getting the BARN sandwich quilted.   I sent a pic to him with my NEW (to me) smart phone.  I … Continue reading

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max is up and going

2 weeks after his back injury… I started massaging his back legs after the swelling went down (7-10 days)  and he started walking again.   He continues to improve and   is running free now.   There is some dragging of those back legs … Continue reading

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Beginner beware quilt

This quilt looked so neat when finished and labeled “good for a Beginner”…   Looked simple and I had this Jelly Roll (42 strips that were 2.5 wide)  perfect color.. and there was some extra 10×10 pieces of matching fabric.. I … Continue reading

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End of summer 2018

Whew, where did this summer go?   I just got my flannels off and now it is time to think about where I put them.    Lots of unexpected events happened this season.  Not all good, but not all bad. I … Continue reading

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Life happened

Baby quilt done and out the door before the little one turned a year old.    Got a lovely thank you from the mom… Winter is finally losing it’s battle to hang on.   Today it was actually sunny with temps in … Continue reading

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News media & politics

The Florida Shooting aftermath: It’s a bunch of BS the way the politicians are responding to the victims and  survivors.   There is little common sense or caring.  Compassion  is gone and Money seems to be the culprit.      I am so ashamed of … Continue reading

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We got sun shine

  working away on getting this quilt quilted… I lost my mojo around last Thanksgiving and it just now is showing up… seems like it happened when the temps dropped to freezing.   Yup, that slows me down   and I feel … Continue reading

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Blizzard here

Whatever happened to Mama Nature this Winter sure left her in a lousy mood.  It’s been so darn cold and wild snow storms since I last was here. DD#2 is going thru another round of treatment for her cancer.  A … Continue reading

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Just catching up….

Added these two Mini-Pins to the family July 1st.   Mac N Cheese.  Mac is the brownish red 12 lbs.. Cheese is the black N tan 5 lbs.    This is what happens when you volunteer at a No Kill shelter.  Both … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Baskets

We have gotten a bushel basket of spring garden each week these past 8 weeks.  And I have had to relearn how to “save” them.    There is dehydrating,  blanching and Fermentation  besides canning to consider now.    Leafy greens ( Kale, … Continue reading

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