Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Chit Chat

Traveling opens the heart and mind on so many levels.  The  textures and colors of different countries make you dream about the future projects you might create.  Talking with a variety of people outside our own lives brings perspective to some of our assumptions.

One of the stitchers asked a tour guide what he thought about the Wall being proposed by Trump...his response, "we don't build walls, we build bridges."  Yes, it is good to travel, to look outside our own comfort zones.

There is no place like home but you appreciate it more when you look beyond your own life. 

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I am organizing and getting ready for a busy February.  G has a momentous birthday coming up and we are beginning to plan our next Quilt Roadie trip.  Which means lots of prepping.  A couple of girlfriends and I have signed up for a Mystery Quilt Class!  We used to take them all the time in the 90's and are looking forward to having a little fun together. I am getting my every 5 year colonoscopy...oh boy it that going to be fun.  And...by the way...I hate green jello!

My oldest grandson turned 6 years old yesterday!  
How time flies....

I spent the last 2 days just hanging out in the Bee Hive nourishing the introvert within...I find I need to do that every so often to re-energize.  I have been cross stitching, stitching on my Give Thanks, stitching Fresh Trees...working on my Cuppa blocks and cutting the fabrics for the Mystery Class I am taking tomorrow!  A little quiet time is productive time!

Wishing you a day which includes needle and thread!