Saturday, December 25, 2010

the stay tuned part

No Chinese meal.  After the movies (more on that in a minute) Marty needed his meds, so we had to come home.  Then we went to visit my mother and came home again.  I made shrimp scampi over linguini for dinner and the Chinese food will have to wait till next year.

The movie: The King's Speech. DO NOT MISS THIS.  It was the best film I have seen in years - funny, poignant, and a true story about King George VI that was faithful to reality in almost every detail, from what I have read. Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush were spectacular; I could sit through it again, the acting was so good.

So, yeah, I sewed a bit tonight but lost momentum; maybe tomorrow.  I sewed some strips and then picked up a random pile of log cabin blocks left over from various other baby quilts over the years. Sliced a number of them into triangles and sewed them back together.
Oops - this next one is a fuzzy photo - sorry.

Of course, they are all different sizes so it is a matter of trimming them - but that will come eventually and I'm not sure I'm even going to use them now.  Nonetheless - this activity kept me busy tonight.
Hope you all had a lovely day.

We are supposed to get snow for the next two days.  I just read the forecast and it is peppered with  "doozy," "dangerous," "blizzard," "mayhem" and the like. The sand trucks and plows for the Turnpike are mobilized but tomorrow is a travel day for a lot of people.   Well, we have plenty of tuna fish, eggs, and cheese in the house and I can always make soup. 8-16 inches predicted so we will see.  I don't think I have to go anywhere for the next couple of days. Do i???

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Judy Sall Fiber Art said...

Be safe, and stay warm! The weather forecasters had it right this year so far... we're getting a mild winter here, but everywhere else is getting hammered!

Judy said...

I have dutifully sent the storm your way! We had a lovely dusting, and on Christmas Day, what could be more perfect? Our roads are clear, thankfully, and we never lost our power: even more thankfully!
I LOVE Log Cabins! Charlie's was well received, and even though he can't use it now, I know that he will love it. I'm in the mood to make another now!
Stay warm and dry!


Marni Goldshlag said...

Good luck with the coming storm, Rayna. We're getting it now here in NC. We've got about 5" I'm guessing, which for us is a lot.
Everything, pretty much, is closed.

Karen said...

We saw The King's Speech on Christmas and loved it, then of course we went for Chinese next door and had a great discussion about the English royalty.

liz kettle said...

Thanks for the King's Speech tip! I have it on my must see list now. Enjoy the snow days! WE have no snow in my part of in Colorado...I haven't had one snow day this year!

Eva said...

We have Siberian temperatures, but fortunately no snow on the way home from the p-i-l. Hope you will get through this well!
If we'll have more winters like this, it will influence our life style.

Mostly Turquoise said...

Hi Rayna,

Christmas is always over, but for the coming days I still want to wish you a very nice time with family and friends,

From Holland,


PatriciaG said...

I'm watching the snow and hoping the fellow who shoveled me out last year is still doing that - I'll call him later. Nowhere to be until Wednesday. I have tuna and cheese but no eggs. Guess I'll have to pass on making your tuna egg cheese(!) soup.

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