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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Is It Sunday?

When there is a holiday, I lose the sense of what day of the week it is.  We've had a busy few days with DS#1 and DIL.  Thanksgiving was great and it was good to have a reason to make a big meal.  The preparation and clean-up is an all day exercise.  I didn't go walking on Thanksgiving as the turkey had to go in the oven by a certain time.  The food turned out fine and the turkey was not dry.  DIL and I went and visited the local Art Institute.  It was fun.  I hadn't been there is a long time (years!).  There was a faculty show on so I wanted to see art work from my old watercolor teacher.  We enjoyed the exhibits and had fun in the shop.

Yesterday we put DS#1 and DIL back on the plane.

So I'm back to my regular rut.  But not for long!  I go to Williamsburg this week.  It is the last big retreat of the year.  BFF and I are going to the Agecroft Museum and maybe the DeWitt Wallace Museum before we hit the retreat.  I haven't even started packing.

I have done some very fun things on Harmony.  I've got the columns and arch in.  Amy Mitten is so clever.

The grapes are done.

I've started Lesson 8.  Today I am going to tackle the pomegranate using some metal threads that I haven't worked with before.

This project is so much more than I realized when I started.  I'm going to be very proud of this when I'm done.  Amy Mitten has gotten me through it with the step-by-step directions.  As I've said many times, she is a genius.
Happy Sunday!


  1. Glad you had a good time.
    Those grapes are too cute!
    Have fun in Williamsburg.

  2. What an incredible learning process!

  3. Looking forward to catching up with you in Williamsburg - please bring your Harmony with you so I can admire it in person!

  4. Every time I see your needlework I am in Awe! So gorgeous Amy! WOW WOW WOW!! I love what your stitching. love Annette