Friday, January 16, 2009


Yesterday's high temp at my house was 25 degrees. No big deal right? Not too cold for a northern Illinois girl. Not even cold enough to require pre-heating the car. Now things here are apparently different because Mini-man said half of his classes were empty! Kids didn't come to school because it was too cold!? I realize the "halls" of the junior high are outside but they do sell hats, coats, and gloves here. Gees people, be a man about it!

Ok, so I haven't done any sewing still but I did EQ. That counts right? Gets the creative juices going, right? Here's a pattern I think I'm going to write up and teach. I can't come up with a name though (so much for the creative juices). Any ideas?

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

And so it Begins

So here I go. A blog. Why am I doing this to myself? Because I went from unhappily married and inspired, putting out 20-25 quilts a year (no joke....seriously), to very happily, ecstatically married but uninspired. I've made 1 purse, 1 quilt, and 4 taggie baby balls in the past year and a half. I haven't even finished Stinkerbella's quilt! I want that part of myself back. I want to have days when I ignore the house (but never the baby!), when all I want to do is quilt. So I will do this, I will share a piece of my life, and I will make myself accountable. So lets go quilt!.... Tomorrow, now I'm going to bed.

New Year's Resolution - Part 15?

Every year for as long as I can remember I've resolved to lose weight. Like millions and millions of other people. And like millions of ...