Monthly Archives: April 2007

Mailbox Joy.

Today was a great mailbox day. I received some “joy” from Amazon.com as well as from some Swap-Bot partners. Here is the bounty of goodies that I ordered from Amazon: Sew What Skirts: 16 Simple Styles You Can Make With Fabulous Fabrics by Francesca DenHartog The Sultan’s Kitchen: A Turkish Cookbook by Ozcan Ozan The […]

Will Jack be a Daddy?

Well, hopefully, this little beauty pictured above will be the mother of Jack’s children very soon. She and Jack “got to know one another” this morning and decided they would like to create a family. Her name is Sydney and she is from Winthrop, Maine. She is a sweetie. Jack did not take long to […]

Still Under the Weather.

We are still feeling ill here … and though the snow outside is absolutely gorgeous, it is most unwanted (at least by me). However, this is perfect quilting weather! I continue to work on my Spring quilt project and I really like how it is turning out. However, I am already experiencing some project infidelity […]

Sick Day # 2.

Ugh. Not only is the weather outside “yucky” … but so are we. Isaac and I have sore throats, dry coughs, and headaches, etc. However, we are going to count our blessings… please indulge us… * We are loved. * We love. * We are well fed. * Halis (aka Daddy) has a job that […]

Tulip Envy.

This is the scene that I woke up to this morning. I was not happy. In fact, I turned to my husband and said, “We need to get the *%!$ out of Maine.” And I am pretty sure I meant it. Now, I have always loved Maine. It is where I chose to live … […]

A Legacy of Quilted Love.

We just got back from a weekend in Nashua, NH. My husband’s family organized a get-together for the purpose of dividing up some of my Mother-in-Law’s estate. It was a bitter-sweet reunion. For two short days we took up residence at the hotel that my husband calls “The No-Tell Motel” (aka Motel 6). The kids […]