Takin’ a break
Ah…it’s Wednesday. And if it’s Wednesday, I should have something to post for the FMQ Quilt-Along. I’m hanging my head. I got nothin’. I started my applique quilt on Saturday and didn’t get very far…life got in the way. And it got in the way again on Sunday and Monday … and I think you get the picture. I’m hoping for time to finish this weekend but it’s not looking good. The grandkids will be here and I just can’t concentrate with the X-box in the background and the pummeling of each other in the name of brotherly love. 🙂 But wait! My granddaughter gave up fighting with her brother for Lent….except on Thursday. So the weekend looks conflict-free! Why Thursdays? Beats me…guess we can only expect so much restraint from an eight year old with an eight year old brother.
Today I received the backing fabric for my Civil War tribute quilt. So, once I finish sewing the blocks together, it can be quilted. I’m really anxious to see it completed. Saturday, my granddaughter and I are going to a program at the library. A woman is bringing her collection of Civil War quilts for display. Since Civil War quilts are my quilting passion, I’m really excited to see them. I tried to convince my husband to go but he expressed little interest so Stella asked to go along. It’ll cost me lunch, but we should have a fun afternoon.
I’ve had two photography classes to date. In each one of them the instructor recommended a 50mm lens. I’ve wanted one for a while but could never really justify buying it. But “Teacher said I needed it” so I ordered one. It should be delivered on Friday and I’m expecting that it will revolutionize my photos. I can’t decide if I want to be the next Ansel Adams or Anne Geddes. All I truly want is to get good pictures of the grandkids.
Although I’m learning alot in these classes, I still know next to nothing. The sweet thing is that my husband knows less than me. So I can drop all kinds of terminology into the conversation and look pretty smart! “I wanted the 1.2 but it was just too expensive so I ordered the 1.8”. Sometimes it’s fun to pretend to be smart!