Saturday Morning

February 25, 2017

I did not realize that this picture taken Thursday night did not post.  Duh! The dogs are having fun outside again this morning but Tucker is leaving in about an hour which makes me so sad.  I think he’s the only dog that affects me this way. I’d better stay very busy today.

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Blizzard Continues

February 24, 2017

This is last night during an evening of thunder, lightning, and heavy snow and high winds. It snowed and blew all night. And then Mo, the young goldendoodle arrived and everything became a three ring circus.  Such fun!  If my goal is happy dogs then this morning I have achieved that goal.  See what you […]

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Answers to pattern questions

February 23, 2017

Quest For Freedom pattern in 2 sizes is available for $10.00. Baby quilt cutting directions only — available for $5.00. Quest For Freedom was originally published in our book Civil War Remembered.  We do not have this book available for sale.  Please check your local quilt shop, Martingale online or Amazon.  If you already own […]

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February 22, 2017

Some goats have bad feet – their hooves become overgrown and it affects the way they walk and then others never seem to have a problem.  Two of the Three Amigos had become quite lame so I called Betsy and her husband and they came to my rescue.  It’s really too bad we couldn’t get […]

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Spring Tuesday!

February 21, 2017

Just a quick update – the rain stopped and it’s going to be 60 degrees today!  We better not get too comfortable however because a blizzard is forecast for Friday – ha! Just had to post this baby quilt by Selma who went on the cruise with Connie.  It’s the small version of Quest For […]

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Rainy Monday

February 20, 2017

It’s been raining for hours. I think this grass turned green just today. I love my grass but I fight a losing battle not only with the tractor and Rick but all the dogs who run through the soft muddy lawn leaving  giant paw prints!  I hate it – it makes me so sad because […]

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Warm Saturday

February 18, 2017

What a day!  February 18 and I’m raking the yard, cutting back the grasses and picking up sticks.   The dogs loved it and after many hours outside, they all crashed – muddy and worn out. Bentley was sleeping outside. Our neighbor, Tim, just got a black lab puppy – meet Tim and Bo. Tim brought […]

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Connie Has Been Busy!

February 17, 2017

If you recall Connie spent the last 10 days in Chicago with Grace and Rex while Andy and AdreAnne went on vacation.  Here’s some of the projects she worked on. Kim Diehl’s Pineapple Quilt.  Connie is a Kim Diehl fan! Leftovers from the Pineapple Quilt. Here are her Gardenvale  Stars blocks by Jen Kingwell made […]

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Today’s Project

February 16, 2017

Bentley spent the night with us and he and Tucker had a big time!  Here they are looking out the door to my sewing room – too exhausted to go around to the dog door to get outside. After a good night’s rest in the kennel, they were happy to go outside to “rassle” this […]

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Playing in the Mud

February 14, 2017

Bentley came over to play with Tucker Monday afternoon – Telly was sick to death of Tucker and Bentley just can’t get enough of him!   This big puddle in our yard was irresistible to those two. And after an afternoon of tearing around the farm, this was what they all looked like. And after […]

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