What a loaded question! I think it's so funny that we get all excited about turning over a calendar page when in reality it's really just another day...but I have to confess I get caught up in the idea of new beginnings! Somehow just the thought is stimulating, exciting, so much anticipation and imagination. Possibilities are indeed… Continue reading What’s In Store for 2018?
(Photo Credit, Eric Overton, Dickinson Texas after Hurricane Harvey) How do I say thanks to the many people who have influenced my life this past year? With tears in my eyes, actually. This wasn't exactly the post I had planned for today but in going through photos of 2017 I knew this had to be my… Continue reading It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
I'm joining in Meadow Mist Designs Best of 2017 Linky Party - which simply means I'm highlighting what I think are my best 5 blogs of 2017 here on The Quilt Rambler blog and linking up with other bloggers to help you discover new blogs to enjoy. If this is how you found me, welcome!… Continue reading Best of 2017 Linky Party!
I get by with a little help from my friends! Especially quilting friends. Today my friend Dianne took a day off of work and brought her granddaughter Beyonca over to help me sort and organize my quilts and fabrics for storage. These are items that had previously been dispursed post-Harvey and taken by "quilt angels"… Continue reading Friends and Fabric
The past few days were spent enjoying family whereas the next few days will be spent enjoying fabric! Family - Home for the Holidays, Part 1 Christmas morning found my husband and I on a two hour trip across "the great divide" meaning we went from south of Houston to north of Houston to visit with… Continue reading Family and Fabric
The day after Christmas marks the official "beginning to move out" process. We have a week until Repipe Specialist come to replace our old galvanized pipes. We have been instructed to have certain areas cleared so they can work. It does help that we don't have walls, thank you Harvey, makes their job easier! Today it… Continue reading And So It Begins
As everyone is enjoying their time with family I wanted to share a special thought for our service men and women, many of whom are not celebrating today with their families due to deployment. Words can not express my gratitude for their service and sacrifices for our country and my freedom. I wanted to share… Continue reading Special Christmas Thoughts and Prayers for our Military Families
December 24. Christmas Eve. The anticipation of the celebration of the birth of baby Jesus. Today I'm celebrating the birth of another little one. A friend from church. And of course, a baby means a quilt right?! Sometimes the best-laid plans get a little sidetracked- such was the case with this baby quilt. I procrastinated… Continue reading Oh baby!
The 23rd of December, two days until Christmas! Day 23 of my 31-day blog challenge...and it's sunset already! I had planned on blogging this morning...Where did the day go! I was going to tell you all about the number 23, how it's my favorite number and how I smile whenever I see it. I'm known… Continue reading Two Days Until Christmas!
Today is day 22 of the 31-day blog writing challenge and I really couldn't think of anything to ramble about besides Christmas quilts, or going out to lunch with my daughter-in-law yesterday - not that these events aren't significant- I just neglected to take photos yesterday... Ah, but I've got a whole year of photos… Continue reading My 2017 According to Instagram