Last week was our annual family trip to the Sierras. We always love watching the little ones enjoying the snow and this was no exception. We were scheduled to come home on Sunday. The big storm, Kayla, hit on Saturday, dumping feet of snow where we were. It was beautiful, but when we went to get in the car we discovered that we had a ruptured brake line. ;-( The rest of the gang headed home while we were towed down the mountain for repairs. Parts had to be ordered so we got a hotel. After two days, more parts were needed that also had to be ordered. Meanwhile, we were holed up in a hotel room and I was thankful that I had thought to grab my iPad and cross stitching from the vehicle before leaving it. It was a long couple of days with temps in the teens, snow and ice everywhere and NO transportation. But....that was earlier this week! Life is now good again and we are home and back to the crazy and wonderful normal routine.
This was the view looking out of the hotel window. Those chairs by the creek look a bit chilly to me.
Along the sewing front....I am participating in several bees this year. One that I am really enjoying is the Spelling Bee. These are my blocks for this month. These should make a super cute quilt with all of the bugs.
The next bee is the Mid-Century Modern Bee. I love that you have to be Mid century or above to belong. These blocks are for Cindy. These little books (#booksforbabyquilt) are really fun.
There is a great new monthly series going on in blogland. Soma of Whims and Fancies is doing a camera series. Her photos are amazing and she is sharing some tips with us and allowing us to link up some of our photos as well. Be sure to check it out.