Monthly Archives: May 2011

Thoughts are Pinging around in my Brain

I came home a day early from Oklahoma so that I would be sure not to miss my nephew’s graduation tomorrow near Houston, Texas. I forgot my power cord that recharges the battery to my laptop computer.  It’s still in Oklahoma.  … Continue reading

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Cake Baking, just because

My grandchildren have been bored, off and on, today.  That doesn’t bode well for the summer vacation that has just started.  Earlier, the oldest asked me what I used to do when I was young and I got bored.  I … Continue reading

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Memories

I brought my grandkids back home to Oklahoma today.  It took — forever — to get here!  We stopped a lot for potty breaks and once for a snack that took an hour to eat.  We stopped at the quilt … Continue reading

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Stingin’ Lizards

The quilting retreat I went on recently was in a rural area.  I don’t always talk about stingin’ lizards when retreating, but when the retreat is in a rural setting I sometimes make an exception to educate my fellow retreaters who happen to … Continue reading

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Doctors and Such

I was informed today that my family doctor is closing his practice on June 15th.  This made me less than happy.  He is not an old guy, but we’ve been seeing him for a number of years.  I absolutely hate … Continue reading

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I Can’t believe it’s Been so Long

There’s no real good reason for me not checking in with you all recently.  I guess I’ve been anti-social.  Do you ever get that way?  Where you just hole up and read or watch TV and kind of hibernate?  Well, I … Continue reading

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Real Quick

I’m in Oklahoma.  I came up here today so that I can bring the kids back with me to Texas tomorrow to visit family for the next week or so.  I’ll be back home tomorrow afternoon. A really great thing … Continue reading

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Wasn’t really finished…..

I don’t think WordPress liked the length or set up of my last post.  If I had more time, I would have tried to tweak it, but …. oh well.  I wanted to show you Bonnie’s bedsized pineapple blocks next to my … Continue reading

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A Little more about the Retreat and photos

I took a lot of photos, but as I was looking through them just now, I realized that I didn’t take nearly as many as I thought I had.  I got there hours before any of my friends arrived.  That gave … Continue reading

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Great Retreat!

I’m home.  I’m tired.  I’m watching TV and unwinding.  The Rangers won today.  The retreat was wonderful!  The center was spacious, clean and perfectly suited to quilters.  The food was great, the company even better.  I loved every minute!  There … Continue reading

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