Things seem to be slowly settling down into a routine round here.
Wednesday is usually a day off work for me and it seems to be the one day in the week when things really get done.
This morning I headed off early for a shortish run in the woods. It’s finally light enough in the mornings for me to do that without feeling like the morning is just about over by the time I get back. I hadn’t run at all for several weeks and hand on my heart I can honestly say that my during my run today I felt like I had never been running in my life before. Boy does the fitness go away quickly. Maybe a run in the hills on trails covered with hard-packed snow wasn’t the best idea – but to be honest there isn’t a lot else available here – and hey ho the sun was shining. I dragged myself up the hills, I walked a lot, I slipped and fell (thankfully landing in soft melting snow) and I felt about 90 years old.
It can only get better from here.
But at least I did something.
In between everything else this morning I managed to sneak in making some blocks for Danny’s strip for the Stitch Tease bee. Stitch Tease comes to an end at the end of the month, so this is the last push – a 70″ wide strip and then I have to sew everyone else’s secret strips together to send a completed quilt top off to Arizona to Danny. Then and only then will all the secret sewing we’ve been doing over the last year or so be revealed….so watch this space.
Unlike a couple of my other bees, which are frustrating in the extreme, this has been a brilliant bee, with fun, talented women who have the grace not to just disappear off the radar. I met several of them (Katy, Susan, Hadley and Di N) at FQR and next year should see them again, together with bee mama Di. There are also plans afoot to have a little trip to Marrakech to see Annabella….and best of all, we’re carrying on next year, with some new members too!
Anyway, now it’s back to the cleaning and shopping and off on a trip to the dentist (thankfully not for me!)
More anon my friends, more anon,