It’s Friday

Thanks for all the comments on the house and yard. I’m beginning to appreciate living in this area more. I’d always viewed our move here as temporary expecting to stay 3-5 years but it’s starting to grow on me especially now that we have our mountain getaway nearby. We drove up this afternoon for a quick overnight visit. I can’t wait to see the mountains in bloom this spring.

I finished the binding on Adam’s jeans quilt on the drive up so I just have to label it and it will be ready to present to him on the 18th. I won’t post a final picture now but will wait and take one of Adam with the quilt and post that.

I wrote Wednesday about working in the yard for my Weight Watchers activity points and did the same on Thursday and today. We are having BEAUTIFUL weather and even though yard work is not my favorite I’m enjoying being outside.

Amy has been posting some pictures of quilts from the Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival so I thought I would post the quilt I liked the most from the show. I didn’t take my camera but my sister Debbie took a bunch of pictures of the quilts and emailed this one to me.


  1. Now, THAT’S a stash buster quilt! Absolutely gorgeous! Your area of the country is really beautiful! I’ve always wanted to live around there.

  2. wow…all those hst’s…sure is a stunner! it was nicer today-so I spent some time out in the yard-it’s a start for me 🙂

  3. What a great scrap quilt!I would think your home and area would grow on you – it’s beautiful! Looks like you have a large yard to keep clean. What you are raking – is that something you put over the planting to protect it in the winter, or is it dead parts of the plants that need to be cleaned up every spring. Curious minds want to know!

  4. I can see why you like this one Mary, it’s very neat and kind of old fashioned looking. I like it alot also..thanks for sharing!

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