Welcome to Texas. In local climate parlance, we are somewhere between False Fall and Second Summer but I THINK we have left Hell’s Front Porch behind. Meaning the next two weeks are high eighties or nineties but triple digit you know what has left the building. We hope anyway.
My upper arm/shoulders are a little sore, thanks to the double whammy of another booster and my senior flu shot. Other than that, not a symptom. Except for the fact that they both itch like the devil and scratching while the shoulder hurts required adept fingers. Heavy enough to deal with the itch but light enough not to make the soreness worse.
|Fall fabrics and kitchen towel fabrics and kids fun pillowcase fabrics. Time to sort and put away!|
I was thinking that it’s been awhile, or more than awhile since I shared any form of creativity here. From me or others. In my defense, I have been a drawing, painting, quilting fool and am making inroads on learning my loom. But all of that has been set aside so that I can sew goodies for our bazaar on the 22nd of October. So I have been mass cutting and mass sewing a whole bunch of things with all the fun and leftover fabrics. Pillowcases, hot pads and casserole sized hot pads, coasters, kitchen towels (from flannel fall fabric and terry), Christmas gift card holders and larger fabric envelopes for gifting. I can’t remember what else right now.
|Just a couple things I put aside to get for me!|
Moving back to creativity though, I am making time in the Great Sewing Month to knit myself a big shawl, and to challenge myself to a couple of Pinterest projects and make them my own. I just so happen to have frames missing glass and or backing thanks to the move (buying glass is as expensive as a new frame on sale), and while I might have to get a couple floral pics as well as a skeleton unless I have some laying around, the rest of the stuff is all at home and on tap. I don’t want to copy these, just use them for inspiration, see what I come up with and try to keep my fingers away from the hot glue.
But for today, I think I’ll read all day, since that’s what I’ve mainly done so far. With the old 71st birthday coming up soon, I have both a book lunch and a happy hour tomorrow (the latter the first social happening with my new retired women’s group), a family outing Friday night at a hole in the wall gourmet restaurant that only seats twenty, and a Saturday lunch at Texas Roadhouse. They’ve promised there will be no dancing or standing on tables (if they do, they’ll be dead to me).
As for Sunday, let’s just say I’m watching football. Only watching. The past two weeks I have been part of a pool. Picking the winning teams (ten bucks a pop) with the winner getting 350 because the pool is so large. In two weeks I have yet to hit fifty percent so this week I am sitting out. I would have done better if the Colts had actually performed as I thought they would, and the same for the Broncos, but what is, what is.
I still love football.