Saturday, February 27, 2010

I see grass~~

Yep, I'm looking outside from where I sit at the computer and I actually see my neighbors grass. I'm soooo excited. We were spared by this last storm in the East. Hardly anything at all. Schools were closed though for high winds and white out conditions. It didn't last long though. I thought the school was closed because of a power outage but that wasn't the case. I was able to go out and run errands before it was even noon so that was nice. Didn't feel all tied down.

Thursday was the hook in at Grant Street. I wasn't quite sure what I was going to take to work on since I finished my last rug. Will show it to you when everyone else is done with theirs in the group. I had to tend to my mil that morning and was longer than I had expected to be. So I came home and saw a piece of linen that was a decent size and drew a couple circles on there. Then ran upstairs and literally grabbed a few handfuls of my worms that were in a basket. It's about a 9" circle I think. I'm thinking ahead for Colonial Days in September where a group of us have a booth and sell our items.
I got to the shop a little later than I normally get there. Pat and Doris were there with Linda. I was so hungry, I couldn't wait to sit and eat my lunch. So I didn't get any shots of Doris with her rug she was whipping. It was very nice.

Pat was working on her sunflower rug. She took a class to learn shading with a wide cut. I know she has a better shot of her rug on her blog. Across from her was Sarah's mom Merriam. I'm sure I spelled her name wrong. sorry about that. She is a brand new hooker. Just learning that day. Here is her piece!
While I was eating my lunch Merriam's friend came in, and she was learning to hook too. Same pattern. Sorry I didn't get a shot of hers too. She did a wonderful job as well.

Barb came in that morning and didn't sit with us. She was busy in the other room sewing away for Linda. There were orders on some pants that needed to be done. I think Barb will be able to join us next week!

Sarah came in also to help with the sewing. Guess she was on a break. Not sure what the obsession is with cell phones lol.
Beth came with her sister Jill and when those two enter a room, you know for sure there will be plenty of laughs. Oh my, too, too, too funny. Love them both! Here is Beth working on her bird rug. She will be done before long. Love how it's turning out.

Here's a better shot.

Jill was working on her sheep rug. And I can't believe how I am slacking in taking pictures of their work. I didn't get one! It's on her frame though. Oh, and there is that phone thing again...

And again..... (texting this time) lol

Just teasing you Jill :). She did pick out her next rug that she wants to do though. Her sheep rug is just about done. And she bought a lovely piece of dyed wool that Doris dyed.

We all had a great time. I behaved myself that night and came home at a reasonable time. I still had some laundry that needed to be dried and thought I'd get to bed early enough. Nope, ended up staying up to watch the womens ice skating on the Olympics. I'll be happy when they are all done. But boy have I enjoyed them. Will look forward to better sleeping patterns real soon.
This weekend I had planned to do things for me. But of course other "stuff" got in the way. George got paid (happens once a month). So bills needed to be paid. Then I took care of some things that have been eating at me to do. Just little piddly things that take time. Also I haven't done any filing for so long, and had planned on doing that. Well, that still sits in a box waiting to be done. Of course I can't forget that I have a teenage daughter who likes to occupy every minute of the day with something, so I took her to a friends house today (not close by either). Can't wait for her to save enough money to get her own car! As soon as I'm done here, I will do some cleaning before I have to go pick her up. Not a real exciting weekend. And just so I don't think I was imagining things, I looked out the window again. I REALLY DO see grass across the street LOL. I feel so much better :).
On a final note. Where I work, Linda's main business is sewing WW1 clothing. That is what Barb was doing. But you know what? I don't think that Linda only sews the stuff, I think maybe she actually lived through it!! Take a look at this picture! She's on the right.
LOL, her husband Rick told me to get a quick shot of it on Thursday and I told him I'd post it here :). Looking Goood Linda for your age~~~~

I hope everyone enjoys the rest of your weekend. Maybe you are seeing some grass too :)..


Joanne said...

Okay - just keep rubbing it in that you "can see grass" (spoken in a very childish way) I think i saw at least three references to your "grass" - Well la-di-dah for you! can you tell I'm really fed up with the white stuff - had a covering again this morning! WAHHHHHHHH - Anyway - loved the pics of the hook-in - I missed going - And next time you see Linda - I want to know her secret - she looks great for her age! She really does need to let us in on it!

Plumruncreek ♥ said...

Grass?? Not here. It's snowing like crazy. Love all the pretty rugs you posted.

Rugs and Pugs said...

Kathy ~
Grass? Not sure what that looks like.
Thanks for sharing the latest at Grant Street. Even though you forgot to take lots of pictures of rugs {{grin}}, I still do enjoying seeing all your hooking buddies.
Pug hugs :)

weaverpat said...

Hi Kathy,
Horay for Grass! And it's even GREEN!!! Oh, could Spring please get here!!!
It was so nice to get out to the hook-in and having a chance to talk to everyone. We all need those women's days out!!!
Take care!

moosecraft said...

WOW! I can hardly believe the similarities of that woman in the picture and Linda! You totally messed with my brain this morning!!! LOL! I see grass too! Got a little more covered with white on Thursday... but the sun is shining today and "I hear melting"!!!!! Fry little white snow flakes!!!! FRY!!!! LOL! Yep.. just a touch of cabin fever here... ;-)