Minnesota Quilt Show!

Tomorrow is the day – anyone who can make it to Rochester tomorrow for the quilt show should join us in the food court at 1:00 for a “board meeting”. Bring your ideas for blog posts, activities and tell me what you like and what the problems might be. I’m anxious to meet all of you who can make it. Kathy with the llamas was kind enough to let me park at her house and her husband Jerry will drop us at the front door. There is lots of construction in downtown Rochester which I won’t have to deal with. Thank you, Kathy and Jerry! I promise to take lots of pictures for you.

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Jan Patek’s Sweet Connection to Country Threads

Connie and I have been admirers of Jan Patek and Linda Brannock’s work for years and years. In 200 Jan called and asked if I would take a mama goat with a baby. She had bought them at a flea market and one of the babies had already been killed on the road and she decided she just couldn’t keep them. She and her grandson Jake drove the goats in her car to Country Threads. (Why don’t I have a picture of THAT?)

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Good Monday Morning!

I’m not sitting on the porch this morning – it’s only 57 degrees and breezy! We have such fluctuations in our weather – makes it hard to plan daily activities and work. Today I hope to tackle those millions of maple helicopters that are everywhere and I’ve decided to blow them into the grass so I chop them up with the mower. If they sprout into little trees I’ll mow them down the next time I mow. Wish me luck! Here’s a hint of the fun I had yesterday.

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