|My mom's neighborhood had lot of trees down.|
|First the freeze and now the wind did the hibiscus in.|
I got a kick out of seeing our little finches trying to stay out of the storm. They were hanging from the stucco on the house and would bravely fly over to get some seeds before quickly returning to the wall.
With the strong storm on Sunday we were left without power for the whole day. It was actually a relaxing day as we lit a warm fire and I pulled up the rocking chair and worked on my embroidery for my Raggedy Ann quilt blocks. That worked fine until dusk and then the lighting got too bad. Candles and hurricane lanterns don't quite cut it for saving the eyesight.
The luck in my Irish blood has been good to me this month. I have won several wonderful giveaways. Look at these fabulous batiks from Inchworm Fabrics. I really needed some light colored ones for my batik blocks that I have been working on so these will be perfect.
I also won a beautiful potholder from Kay. These are pictures from her site, but look at the perfection in her stitching. These will definitely not be
My Thread Head blocks are all set to be sewn together. I have them stacked and ready to sew. It will be a good sized quilt when finished.
My Civil War block collection continues to grow with one block each week. The blocks are fun to make, but the stories behind each block have been so much fun to read.
One last picture of the newest little one around here. Gotta love the red hair!!!