From today’s quick walk at lunch time with my sister.
Sort of a ramble today ~ Lots of pictures.
I received my craft swap today! A beautiful scarf hand-spun & dyed & knitted by a graduate student in my department. It’s soooo soft! Did I say it was BEAUTIFUL? 🙂 Will be getting out my Scottish Thistle pins! In exchange for the scarf, I made the lap quilt in the previous post.
We stopped by Boca (near the train tracks and Truckee River) on the way home from spending the day up near Hobart Mills.
It’s been warming up here in Reno/Sparks…and being upstairs just makes it hotter. This was Leo yesterday (with windows open and fan on) while I was piecing mini quilts.
Using Jeni Baker’s Nordika I made up a bunch of 1.25″ (finished size) HST’s…making a few mini quilts…and I do mean MINI…will be approximately 8″. The three on the left are finished, still working on the right two. Then will need to quilt and bind.
Some of the flowers blooming along the Jones-Whites Creek Loop Trail ~ taken on 04 May 2013.
FOR TODAY … 20 August 2012.
Outside My Window…
I am thinking… It sure would be nice if autumn would come sooner than later. I’m really tired of the heat and wildfire smoke here in town.
I am thankful for… Friends. Love them to pieces.
From the kitchen… Pork chops and rice for dinner tonight. One of my favorite dishes that my Great Aunt Hazel would fix my sister and I when we visited.
I am wearing… cropped olive green/tan pants, olive green shirt, and sketchers sandals.
I am creating… I’m multi-tasking at the moment. Just finished another wire-wrapped pendant yesterday. Am still hand-piecing a Farmer’s Wife quilt block.
I am going… have to start looking for craft fairs coming up! Ruth, Reva and I have been making stuff all year long. I found one in Portola, this October, for $25/table. Need to find some in town.
I am reading… Finished all three stories in Mary Downing Hahn’s Haunting Tales, will have to just close my eyes and pick another book on my nook.
I am hoping… That I my copper wire wrapping becomes better as I really would like to use the silver wire! LOL!
I am hearing… a small plane overhead; traffic on McCarran; me.
Around the house… Laundry.
One of my favorite things… creating with my hands.
A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week… Try out a few new dinner recipes; buy a good pair of flat-nosed pliers for jewelry making; finish up a few leather wrapped bracelets.
Here is a picture thought I’d share with you… (LOL! I’ve been sharing pics like crazy up above, but will find another)