I had the Terminix people coming so I actually had to clean up a bit this morning. Then he took up about an hour of my time. Bottom line is yes, there’s at least one mouse in the kitchen and he set a couple traps. The attic looks good, no rodent activity at all, he’s not sure what the musty odor is from in the bedroom but he says it’s not rodent related. Keith and I were kind of thinking maybe something died in the wall when we were gone but he says no. They’ll come back next week and do some more work on the outside where he identified possible entry points and double check the traps.
I also got the cards and small packages for the kids packed up and ready to ship and since I also have to send a small package to my sister, I pulled some fabrics to cut some Strippie quilts for Mom. We FaceTimed last night so she could choose 4 novelty prints and then today, I pulled coordinating fabrics and FaceTimed her again to make sure she liked the combinations I’d chosen. I’ve got one cut and plan to cut the other 3 in time to ship everything out on Monday.
With all this, I still managed to load and quilt my Green 5 Star top. It’s #7 quilted for December. I ended up changing thread for this one, I was going to use the same tan thread I used for the last one but I found a sage green that worked even better. It’s a monochromatic quilt and maybe a little dull but I like the Blowing Leaf quilting – it’s a pantograph – so maybe I’ll like it more once it’s trimmed and bound. You’ll see a full photo of the quilt when I’m finished with it.
I also finished binding #2 and started binding #3 last night. There will be more binding tonight!