Thursday, April 23, 2009

I'm Still Alive!

Good day to everyone,

It has been a week since I have posted on my blog. I have felt terrible this week. I am dealing with sinus and ear pain. I am better, but still have some popping and cracking in my ear. I cannot tell you how much I have hated this. Nothing like having half of your head clogged and not being able to hear out of one ear. I do think I am on the way to recovery. I'm just hoping the other ear doesn't start acting up.

My big news....the beagle quilt is done! I finished the binding last night. I am happy with how it turned out.
I think Aeris approves. LOL Here is a closeup of the center beagle. Finally, here is the back. I really like how the back looks. Don't you think Kevin will like it? His birthday is in 2 1/2 weeks, so I finished in plenty of time. Now I am working away on my niece, Amy's quilt. I am about 1/2 done with the center of it. I hope to have it done by mid-May. Mom's birthday is May 26th. I want to get a wall quilt done for her too. Think I can get all this done in time? After these are done, I hope to just be able to relax with my quilting and work on whatever takes my fancy. I know with spring here, I will be busy in the yard and garden. Speaking of garden, I finally got our hardy veggies planted. I planted one row each of Pontiac and Yukon Gold potates, 2 rows onions, 1 row snow peas, 1 row sugar snap peas, a long row hilled up of carrots and radishes, and a row of lettuce, kohlrabi, and spinach. Now I am waiting for it to come up. My tomatoes and peppers are ready to go outside, but it is still too early for them. Here is a picture I took of my tomato plants right after I transplanted them into bigger pots. I was just playing around, so it isn't a great picture, but shows you how big they are. They are even bigger now. LOL
Callie was getting a little upset that I always have pictures on here with Aeris in them, so I promised her I would share some of her. Here she is laying in the box that some books came in. She just loves this box.

Well, I have lots more to share.... like a trip to JoAnn's, new baby chicks, a new purse, books from Amazon, and a hair cut, but things are loading too slow right now. I will try to get back tomorrow. Everyone have a good day. Thank you for visiting and please come again.


Milah said...

NEW BABY CHICKS! You got my attention.;D

The beagle quilt looks wonderful.;D

~Bren~ said...

The beagle quilt is WONDERFUL....YES Kevin will love it! You are very talented!

So sorry you have been ill. Glad to hear you are feeling better.
Love the pic of Callie!!

Fruit of her hands said...

Winona~ That Beagle quilt is just beautiful. I am sure Kevin will love it. Can I ask how you put the Beagle on, I am kind of confused with applique..wich technique did you use? Send me an e-mail if you would. Thanks..

Jenny said...

Sorry to hear you have been poorly, love the quilt with the doggie!

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