Saturday, August 22, 2009

It's Cruise Time!!!!

Mother had a good birthday. Ricky and I had lunch with her and later Amanda had supper with her. She ate a piece of cake after each meal. I told her nurse to not be alarmed when her sugar levels went up.

Tomorrow I will be leaving for my week long cruise. Ricky is going to stay home and take care of the farm. I am going with a long time friend (her husband can't go) and another couple. We will board in Mobile on Monday and head to Cozumel. I hope the seas will not be too bad. I am looking forward to some sun, fun & relaxation.

Everyone keep busy, have a great week and I'll see ya later!

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Mother's Birthday!

Tomorrow is Mom's birthday and she will be 79 years old. As I think about all the years that she was around for me and my daughter I can only feel grateful that I am able to be with her as much as I am. Here is a picture of Mom and Amanda.
This was taken when Amanda was about 6 years old. I can see the love in Mom's eyes as she watches Amanda sleep.

Fast forward 24 years. This is Mom and Amanda on her wedding day, October 2007.

After all the time that has passed and even though Mom has trouble remembering things I can still see that same love in her eyes when she saw Amanda in her dress, for the first time. I am truly blessed to have the life I have and will always cherish the times I have with my family.

Here is my calender quote for tomorrow, Moms birthday.

"There are moments during the day that are undeniably touched by angels."
As I look at these photos I can absolutely say yes there are those moments.

Friday, August 14, 2009

A Busy Week

This week has been a busy one for me. I had to take our dog JoJo to the vet. He had 3 tumors removed. We sent them for testing to see if they are clean. Hope so!

Yesterday I spent most of the day with my Mother-in-Law. She had to have some outpatient surgery which turned out fine. Today I am off to spend time with my Mom.
We are having lunch together, which she always enjoys. Then tomorrow I am going to Nashville to bowl in the Tennessee Senior Women's Singles Tournament. Wish me luck!

I hope to be back in my studio next week but then I am off on the 24th for a week long cruise. Looks like I am going to need it just to relax a little. Have a great one!

Friday, August 7, 2009

Today is a FUN day!!

Today I am off to my local sewing shop for a trunk show and seminar about embroidery. It's an all day event with lunch included and I am really looking forward to it. There will be samples of purses, clothes, towels and I am sure a lot of other stuff. There will also be a presentation on digitizing (which I need)and something about foam or puffy stuff. I don't know what that is, but I guess I will find out. I hope to come home with some new ideas and inspiration to get me and my embroidery machine working again. Lately it has just been sitting while I have been playing with my new long arm quilting machine. I have some ideas about embroidery floating around in my head and I need to put them in motion before they fade away. So, today is going to be a FUN day and then I will get back to the other stuff tomorrow. Have a great day and I'll chat again soon.