At Plum Loco Ranch, Door County, WI.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year!

Hello 2011!!

Hope you all had a fun and safe celebration.  We had planned to stay in and watch a movie together, something that we rarely do since we have a 4 year old and I am an early riser that usually cannot stay up past 10PM!  Some friends called and we went to their house and played cards and watched the ball drop (twice, we're on central time - why do they show it here the first time when it's 11PM?).  Last night was the first time our son had been up past 10:30 without being in bed.  He made it to midnight b/c he's a stubborn little guy who finally gave up the ghost in the car on the way home.
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Have you been thinking about resolutions?

The only ones I've really been giving some thought to are my sewing projects.  I currently have 3 tops that I could start quilting right now, at this very moment - they are basted or already started.  Then I have 2 more tops to prepare for quilting.  Sew, I've been thinking about setting a little rule for myself: no new quilt tops will be started until one gets finished, completely finished down to the binding. Please note the phrase "no new tops."  This rule does not apply to small projects such as bags, purses, pouches, bowls, you know, those small projects that provide such a great sense of accomplishment.

With all this talk about resolutions and all the bloggy UFO busting events like Pat Sloan's party, and Judy's Patchwork Times Challenge, and Myra's PhDs - which I love that term and must remember it - "Projects Half Done," I feel inspired to get working again.  All that bustling about b4 the holidays and traveling just took some of the wind out of my sails.  I've not sewed a stitch since b4 Christmas.  Of course, DH has been home all week and sewing has become something I do when the boys are out of the house and I am all alone, just me the machine and whatever form of entertainment I choose. Sort of like blogging - I also tend to write posts when the boys are out of the house, or still in bed asleep, and I'm alone with my thoughts.

Here's to a wonderful New Year for us all!

1 comment:

  1. I am a loner too when it comes to quilting and blogging. I don't touch my sewing much during the day. Just a bit at night after little guy is asleep. Blogs are almost always written in the very late night!

    Happy New Year.


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