Thursday, November 29, 2007
Carol is showing Jamie how to apply the binding of her first art quilt. She's been having a good time learning this new art form.
And, I forgot to say that I finally got all the blog posts caught up for the time we were gone in Ohio. You can click on this link which will show all the posts for the month, and then you can scroll back in time to see all the vacation days. Have fun!
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Well, I guess it's surprising that I've been taking a photo a day for eleven months and not one is a self-portrait! So, here goes - there I am, modeling my new birthday gift - a (finally long enough!) flannel nightie! It's so comfy that I don't want to take it off! Joining me in the bedroom is Buzz, and behind us on the bed, Amy, both of whom feel that they have to help me dress every morning.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Here's the group - Russ is out of sight, then me, Andrew, Cory, Marjorie, Barb hiding behind Janice. It was a really nice evening - everyone enjoyed themselves.
Monday, November 26, 2007
Well, here is the result of the last four days of crabbing season! Four more pounds of cleaned crab meat in the freezer. We have the best recipe for crab cakes, and are already looking forward to having some of those. David freezes the meat in salt water, which keeps it from drying out - you can hardly tell the difference from the fresh meat. The texture is a little chewier than fresh, but that doesn't matter in the crab cakes. It is a lot of work, but well worth it!
Sunday, November 25, 2007
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Friday, November 23, 2007
It was nice enough that Cory decided to wash his car. I loved the way the hose spray showed in the sunlight.
Thursday, November 22, 2007
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
The sun's circle is coming around - I'm shooting sunrise photos from the same spots as in January. This is the Forsythia bush, which was blooming just a little then, and covered with heavy frost, and now is colorful with fall leaves. Cold and damp, with lots of dewdrops left from the overnight rain.
Monday, November 19, 2007
Once again, Amy provides a reluctant model for me. You can just hear her thinking, "Oh, for Pete's sake, quit with the flash already!" She barely lifted her head to see what I was doing! It's very cold today, so she's all curled up in her blanket, not wanting to be disturbed.
Sunday, November 18, 2007
I used up the last few strips of silk fusion to make this tiny pouch. Not entirely pleased with it, but still thinking about things I could do with it. This is very close up - it's only about 1 1/2 inches tall. It's been good to be making something - I've been so busy and haven't been taking the time to use my hands! And, it's time to finish up gifts for the season, so I should be pretty busy with that!
Saturday, November 17, 2007
Tonight is the first quarter of the moon - it has been in the sky more during daylight hours than night this month, so we see it in the afternoon, especially now that it's getting dark at 5:00!!! It was very rainy today, then partial clearing with the clouds racing across the sky. Later, we had a few heavy gusts of wind which shook the house. It's definitely November.
Spent the day indoors, but finally went out to run errands, and visited the local holiday arts and crafts show at Freeland Hall. Some beautiful things, and I actually bought some gifts. Can't divulge what, tho! Also preparing for Thanksgiving dinner next week - things really start to speed up now, and it will be busy, busy, busy!
Friday, November 16, 2007
And some more of the pages.
This is the back - Catherine designed the cover so it can be tied shut, and each of the others in the series will be the same. She also has a box in mind, where all four books can be stored together.
Thursday, November 15, 2007
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Here, I balanced the camera on the steering wheel, and rolled it back and forth for a 10-second exposure. Kind of fun!
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
You haven't seen Buzz for a while! His tennis ball was so full of water that it sprayed out while it was bouncing with Buzz hot in pursuit!
Monday, November 12, 2007
Sunday, November 11, 2007
Cory all dressed up and ready to go out. He just went shopping and bought himself some nice clothes. He hasn't done that for a long time, so it's nice to see him looking so good!
A last red huckleberry hanging on the bush. It was a berry good season this year.
Friday, November 9, 2007
Thursday, November 8, 2007
Well, we had a great time during our visit to Ohio, but now it's time to go. It started to snow a little, and the leaves are really falling fast. These are some of the last maples to turn - gorgeous!
The window shades made interesting patterns, especially with the sun behind. Atlanta is a very busy airport, and we got to watch loads of planes taking off.