Wednesday, February 28, 2007

SNOW! and it's almost March! lol It's hard to see, but we've had snow all day long .. nothing has accumulated on the ground because it's just warm enough .. but since the sun went down, it's getting colder and looks like we actually might have some snow on the ground in the morning! Strangest winter I've seen in Seattle for years and years .. could it be global warming? nah *smirk*


Thank you all for your hugs, prayers and well wishes about my Dad. He's home and doing well. He's tired, but that's to be expected. He's actually following dr orders and taking it easy, which is no small feat for him .. but he is looking forward to getting back to his walks with his dogs .. before he started feeling really winded from this blockage, he was averaging 3 miles every other day :)

On the stitching front .. I have a finish!! woo hoo :) The design is from Bent Creek. I took a couple of classes with the sisters last May at A Stitcher's Retreat. This piece is called "Tree of Me" .. it was intended for each person to personalize the tree with things that meant something to them. A lot of the women personalized their trees with things about their families .. I decided to be very selfish about my tree and I personalized it all about me .. it was really fun to do. I added the cat and dog because animals have always been part of my life. The "badges" that hang from the tree are all things that make up "Me" .. the race flags, the coffee cup, the music notes, the reindeer, the needle and thread, and the sunflower. This was really a fun stitch .. can't wait to find the perfect frame for it :)

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I thought I would post a picture of my Family Sampler that I've been working on a least one night a week .. I just love how it's coming along :)

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Think I'll go work on Spot of Coffee now, and watch the snow falling .. why is it soo peaceful to watch snow falling??

I'm grateful for snow ....

6 comments:

Chelle said...

I love your "Tree of Me"! How cute is that?

Cheryl said...

Congrats on your finish! I seen that tree on someone elses blog and thought it was great. I love how its personalised.

Jamie said...

Great finish! I like the Tree of Me concept. I'm also glad to hear your dad is doing better - I'm sure that is such a huge weight lifted.

Sally said...

Your Tree of Me is fantstic Michele! What a lovely idea. Also love your Spot of Coffee progress. I need a tea one as I'm a tea drinker! Lol!

Pleased to hear your Dad is doing well. You must be so relieved.

Lizzy said...

The snow is lovely, Michele! I do wish we would get some before the Winter's end...

I'm glad your Dad is doing better... I know it must be a relief for all of you... :-)

I Love BC's Tree of Me! It's adorable and so "You"! :-) What a cool idea...

And your Family Sampler is lovely... I really want to stitch one of those... :-)

Nancy in IL said...

I'm so glad to hear your dad is going to be OK. Whew! What a relief for you.

Your Tree of Me finish is just adorable! I love Bent Creek... don't think I've seen this one, but hey... they always look better stitched. Congrats! AND the Family Sampler is exquisite!