Thursday, February 09, 2006

Routine anyone?

One to spare? I need a good one to keep up with my blogging!

Firstly - thank you so much for all the lovely comments on my Wedding Blessing finish, you are all wonderful friends :)

Secondly - Like everyone else, hearing about the death of one of our stitching friends has made me quite sad and reflective. Laura and family - my thoughts are with you :(


Blogging routine - I find I think of things to say, then by the time I get around to writing here, I forget them. I need to set myself in a daily, or every second day, routine. I'll have to think about that one, maybe first thing in the morning or last thing at night.

Family - everyone is back at school as of today - yeeeehahhhh! I am so happy to have a quiet house again for a few hours everyday, I love my kids, and love doing things with them - but gosh I love to have a bit of space as well.

I went for a bike ride this morning - back up the Maungato...s again for the first time in a month or two, not quite back to the fitness I was - but I made it to the top with only one stop, wow - I forget how beautiful the view is from up there - it is worth the sweat and hardwork just to see it - the sea looked like a lake this morning, just beautiful.

Stitching - I seem to have had lots of time and enthusiasm to stitch the last week or so, I love that! I've pretty much stuck to my rotation except I started the Mirabilia RR on Tuesday instead of picking up Rose Arbour - I started to have a wee panic attack about whether I'd left myself enough time to stitch it. As it turns out I've nearly finished it and will probably have a couple of days spare ... woohooo! :)

Here are some pictures -

A couple ornaments from the Ornament RR - I can't remember designers etc, and the details are all the way down the other end of the house ... and I'm just too lazy to get up to get them! LOL

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and an update on Celtic Summer, I finally got to stitch on this again on Monday night - I didn't think I got much done but when I compare it to the last progress picture I can see where I've filled in quite a bit. I just worked on the front green/gold part of her dress.

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I'm off to have a quiet 30mins or so in front of Oprah with my stitching, before the tribe get home from school.


KarenV said...

Your ornaments are really cute Lisa :)

Celtic Summer is looking beautiful too!

Jenn said...

Lisa I just came across your blog and wanted to say hi. I have just finished Christmas Elf Fairy too and I'm working on Celtic Summer. Seems like we have the same taste in patterns. :)

Anne said...

I love the celtic lady. The colour is really pretty. I love green. Happy Stitching.

Old Yankee Stitcher said...

I had to split my blog list up some and check on only one group a day. So they are on a rotation even though my stitching is not.