My other big project these days involves these...The other five books are in my desk at my office - for those that are counting, that is ELEVEN books. Three of my classes are only 8 weeks long and the other three are the full 16 weeks. Doesn't leave much time for stitching, or sleeping, or eating.
Well, Virginia was hit with a second snow storm this weekend. It began Friday evening and it snowed thru Saturday, totally 15+ inches. I woke up on Saturday and went out on the porch to survey the vast amount of white stuff and found this cute little trail of footprints spanning the length of our porch
Here's a view off our deck Saturday morning. The snow was so deep, I could only open the door a small fraction.
As if the snow was not enough excitement, I walked out of the kitchen and there were these cool blue lights in the sky. I open the door and this blue 'light' was racing up and down the power lines - it was quite spectacular. Then the lines started shooting sparks, then flames raced down the line and all went black. Yep, it was 16 degrees here and we lost power, 5.5 hours later it was restored. What to do in the dark - then I saw the little blue power light on my laptop and realized it was charged. So, I pulled out all my charts, yep, ALL of them. I created an Excel spreadsheet with a list of all my cross stitch charts, magazines fibers, fabric, . beads, etc. I also made a list of fabrics & fibers I need to kit up a few wonderful charts I found in my stash. I feel so organized.
This picture just doesn't do the light show justice - but you get the idea.
Lastly, I finished my January ornament just in the nick of time. I actually did two of the same. The first is stitched using one thread and the second using two threads.
Well, since we are all snowed in and my homework is complete, I am going to spend my afternoon stitching.
Have a great week!
Listened to these past two weeks: Visions in White by Nora Roberts, A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas, Three books by Geronimo Stilton (don't laugh they were cute), The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck, The Call of the Wild by Jack London.
Currently listening to: Illusions by Jill Gregory
Recent movies: Avatar, 11:14, The Survivors, I Capture the Castle, You Can't Take It With You