Monday, June 22, 2015

Honey, I'm Home :) Give Away!!!

I have filled my soul and am rested up so I can move forward towards the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show!  The Quilt Show is sponsoring a Give Away on the Woolie Blog!!! A pictorial Book featuring photos from years past!  This copy is signed by Jean Wells Keenan and could be yours!  All you have to do is comment on this blog post that you are interested and if you are a "no reply" follower you will have to check back to see who the winner is because I will have no way to contact you :).  I will announce the winner on July 1st!!! If you don't want to risk not winning your own copy or want to give one as a gift... you can order the book by clicking HERE

This past week was about enjoying family time and Portland time.  My grandsons are growing so fast...I blink and they are another inch taller!

The little guy had his tonsils out and was so happy in this photo because he finally got to eat Mac 'n Cheese, is the simple things isn't it...

I did a little stitching but not much...what I did do was read read and read, LOL.  Here are my latest book reviews and they really are all over the board!

The First Wife was a light for a summer time read by the pool.

14th Deadly Sin was a typical James Patterson...police detective book...although I was frustrated at the end because it was an obvious lead in to the the next book which will probably be 15th...something.

I loved reading Robinson Crusoe USN...a true story about a navy man hiding out on Guam and evading the Japanese army for 2 and a half years!!!  you heard me 2 1/2 years!!!  They made it into a movie staring Jeffery Hunter.  It doesn't read like a current novel...not much editing done but it is in the voice of George Tweed as told to the ghost writer.  An interesting note...his daughter is in my book club.  This will be an interesting discussion next time we meet!

The last book I finished was in, I need to stock pile water, food, ammunition, fabric NOW! is a type of post apocalyptic book but not in the traditional sense of Mad Max.  This could actually happen.  It was fascinating to imagine what would happen to the our world if all electronics were non-functional.  There were likable characters and there were tears...this book was discussed in Congress...take a chance...then go shop at a Quilt Store!  As Cakers says, "Quilting is a post apocalyptic life skill!

As the sun shone I enjoyed many a cup of coffee in the courtyard of the Portland Art Museum while reading and talking with, the sewing machine has got to get crackin'!!!