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Monday, October 2, 2017

Indy Trip

Road trips with my BFFs are so fun!  We started out Friday morning.  We made a quick stop at Walgreen's for car food.  Dots, cheese puffs and various other candies.  Then we were on our way to Indianapolis.  Our goal was to get to Janet's house to see her finished casket.  We made good time without any troubles along the way.  So four hours later and a couple of slightly wrong turns, we got to Janet's house.  It was wonderful to see her again.  I had seen the almost finished casket in April.  So it was fun to get to see the end product which was several years work and stunning.  You can see one of her videos here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjzhUwT3XFk
The work that went into her casket is just amazing.  When I was last there, she was creating pink trees in needlelace.  I was wondering about the pink but of course it looks great and fits the whole story.
Seeing the casket in person is a fabulous opportunity.  I love her studio and love seeing what she is working on now.  She is the most creative person I know and not afraid of just trying things out to see what works. 
Janet is also a docent at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.


  She took us to the museum to see an exhibit of crazy quilts.

 It was fascinating.  We had a few minutes to look around at a couple of other rooms.  All of us want to come back to see more at the museum.  The grounds of the museum are spectacular as well.  Janet said you need an hour to walk around outside of the museum to see the gardens.  There is to be Christmas decorations using a million lights.  That would be something to see.

BFF#2 loves Skyline Chili so we were able to find one not too far from our hotel.  What a fun day seeing Janet's casket, going to the Art Museum and topping it off with Skyline Chili where everybody gets a small bowl of oyster crackers to munch on.

A

1 comment:

  1. Looks like a fun time.
    I bet the casket is gorgeous.
    Marilyn

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