I hope! That is what is being promised...
I can't believe it, but this was just down the street from me, one year ago today.
above and below photos from WVEC-tv
No fatalities, no serious injuries - it was a Good Friday miracle for sure!
With my hopes high of being outside working in the spring warmth tomorrow, today was my day to finish up some odds and ends. I finally got my canning closet fairly squared away. During the winter I seem to just shove empty jars in there willy nilly as they are used, not paying attention until it gets a little precarious when the door is opened!
I actually managed to toss out enough weird random stuff that was in there to empty out a shelf for my non-canning food storage stuff: Food Saver, jar sealer, rolls of mylar and mylar bags, O2 absorbers - stuff like that. Before I was digging behind jars for stuff all over the place!
I actually had the motivation to sew as well this afternoon since hubs and the boys were in the backyard (in the cold!). Here is my new layout of my crafty bedroom. Some of you may know that my bedroom also serves as an office and craft area so I have to be pretty creative. This tall stainless cart solves all my fabric and scrapbooking needs (and is also why my seedlings have been demoted to floor status this year!). I still have the "craft hallway" just on the other side of that door for all my knitting and sewing paraphernalia if you recall that.
See the white table in the upper photo? It has two leaves that fold down so it tucks nicely when not in use so the interior door can be left open. When it's time to sew a small project now, I can flip it up without wheeling it into another room as you can see below. For big projects like quilting or pattern stuff I can wheel it into the other room and open up both leaves. I wonder sometimes how the hubs feels about sleeping under a tower of fabric. Me? I'm totally cool with it - if you are a fabric junkie you'd sleep tight too! Today's project was simple though... create Bermuda shorts from Finn's old high-water pants...all 6 pairs of them!
He is still young enough to think it's cool that mom can do that!
How's that for some mileage out of pants? First they were Loch's, then Finn's, now they are Finn's shorts - ha! Thank goodness for those side tabs kids pants have now since he outgrows the length way before the waist. Now that I'm thinking of it, some of those pants were thrifted, so that's even more mileage! They were all khaki-style ones kids would wear to church and nice places so I think that's why they stayed in such good shape.
I do have a mental list of at least 3 bed quilts and a few mini-quilts I really want to make, but this coming week I will just have to dream, since my presence is required in the garden!
Until then, I will use my library card to dream in the evenings!