When I couldn't find the variegated threads I wanted in Nowra, I travelled a little way north to Berry to a wonderful shop called "Sew and Tell" which is another favourite of mine. I wanted some variegated threads for a couple of projects I have in mind and so decided on some Threadworx colours which took my eye! Also bought a few packets of linens in a variety of colours for some more projects I have in mind!
Saturday, July 31, 2010
Friday, July 30, 2010
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Outside my window ..... it is pouring with rain and quite cold! There are kangaroos in my back yard standing in the pouring rain eating the grass!
I am thinking .... how lovely the sound of rain on the roof is!
I am thankful for ...... my lovely family who have looked after me since my knee surgery last week - particularly my sister Wendy (retired Intensive Care Sister) and my daughters, Ash and Chelsea, and of course my husband, David! And also all those who have sent flowers, good wishes, food and loving thoughts over the past week! Thankyou all!
I am wearing ..... now this is a picture ... track pants, polar fleece top and my warm sheepskin slippers! I'm comfortable and warm!
I am loving .... the fact that it is getting easier to walk and my exercises are becoming easier to do!
I am stitching .... my "Gardener's Journal" blocks because I want to have another one finished by the end of July - not long to go!
I am hoping .... that I can drive a car in the next few days so I can get back to work and back to some form of normality!
I am drooling over .... all the things in my Craft Basket which I haven't got to yet but which I hope to get to in the very near future!
I am sorely tempted by ...... the box of chocolates in the cupboard which someone kindly gave me to assist in the recovery process! I have so far not been tempted but could be if I have to stay at home for another day or two!
I am hearing ...... "Hillsong United" CD in the background and loving their wonderful Christian music!
I am reading ..... The Lonely Plant Guide to Italy !!! Now I wonder why that could be!!
On my mind ..... are all the people who have serious illnesses who are bedridden and cannot leave their houses - it has only been six days for me and I'm over it already!
From my picture journal ...... my sister Wendy and I celebrating a significant birthday for me (and a great surprise by our respective husbands) last year in Vanuatu! Pretty sure they are non-alcoholic cocktails .... but then again ..... maybe not! With the cold weather and rain here today, I would love to be back there enjoying the warmth and sand between my toes! But particularly I want to thank Wendy for coming down and looking after me (and making me do my exercises!!)
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Outside my window...... the sun is coming up - it has been raining overnight and everything is crisp and clear (and cold!!)
I am thinking ..... about how lovely it will be to get together with my Needlework ladies tonight and tomorrow as we have just had a two week break!
I am thankful for ..... an electric blanket on these cold nights!
I am wearing ..... pants, shirt, jumper and boots - I'm off to work today!
I am loving ..... getting my basket organised for Needlework and getting some projects organised for later this week when I have to put my knee up for five days after surgery!
I am stitching .... my Gardener's Journal blocks interspersed with some canvas work and projects for Needlework! It's good to have a variety of things going!
I am hoping ...... for a pain free quick recovery from my knee operation!
I am drooling over ..... the lovely patterns I received in the mail the other day from Drawn Thread!
I am seriously tempted by ........ more lovely patterns from the Drawn Thread!
I am hearing ...... peace and quiet - I am the only one here at the moment!
I am reading ...... "Xinran - Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother" - the untold story of Chinese mothers who have lost their daughters - simply an amazing read!
On my mind ..... I have one day, today, to finish lots of work before I have a week off for surgery! Not sure how I'm going to fit it all in today!
From my picture journal .... this is the canvas work Christmas starry night decoration we will be stitching tonight and tomorrow at Needlework!
And I snapped this photo of my husband reading my Blogging Journal Book when it arrived last week - I think he just wanted to see how many times he was mentioned!! Have a great day everyone and thanks for being patient and reading my Day Book Journal for today!
Sunday, July 18, 2010
Saturday, July 17, 2010
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Saturday, July 10, 2010
Chookyblue's blog a little while ago after the rain at her house!