If it's true that time seems to move faster and faster the older you are, I must be getting pretty ancient. This past week flew by!
Both DH and I had medical appointments that went very well. (Uh-oh! Another sign of age is when your conversations often have something to do with medical stuff. I'm doomed!)
A few days ago, a big (extended) family get together has been proposed for 2017 Thanksgiving...for the Italian side of the family. We're already starting to get excited about it. The last time DH and I got together with this many relatives on this side of the family was for my MIL's funeral.
We're having a busy social weekend (for us, anyway). In addition to church on Sunday, we're playing cards with a group tonight and will attend a retirement celebration for one of the (beloved) HS band directors who was there when my kids were in HS (and for which I volunteered the equivalent hours of a full-time job plus overtime).
I mentioned in a previous post the goose family that lives on our lake. A Canadian goose that lost his mate got together with a brown goose and they have one surviving baby. Well baby is now bigger than mama and has characteristics from both parents. Poor Mother Goose! Daddy and "baby" can fly faster/farther than Mother Goose and they take off without her...sometimes for days. She'll stand sentry on our little pier watching and squawking for them to come back to her. I feel sorry for her when they're gone.
I have a small finish (for the Halloween ornament sal) from last year's JCS Halloween edition. It's part of a larger design and I kinda like this little guy:
The Bent Creek stocking is coming right along. I was talking about the "journey" on this one yesterday with my friend who came over to stitch with me. It seems like I took forever to decide what to stitch, then I didn't like the fabric it called for so restarted, THEN made a stupid mistake, omitting a row in one of the reindeer that required frogging and restitching. Yikes! I seem to be well on track now to get it finished in a few more days. I'm really glad that I used the higher count fabric.
I plan to join an Autumn LHN/CCN sal group starting next month. (I'm a glutton for punishment with all these sal's.) I'll start with a LHN one and if that goes well, I may start a CCN one. (I have no idea what key I hit to make the font change.)
Oh dear! That means that even after that big stash order last week, that I "need" to order more floss...and probably another design I looked at last week but resisted ordering.