Monday, September 03, 2012

week's end

It was a joyful, busy, non-stop week in my house -- and I had the pleasure of spending time with all three of my children and all five of their children -- some of them, more than once.  Rare, indeed. Next week everybody goes back to work/to school/to football practice and hectic schedules.

I took Emma, Jessica, and Tommy back to Brooklyn today and am now getting used to the quiet again: a double-edged sword.  I will miss this child, but it is time to get back to real life.
 It is very late and I am still in my sewing room, playing around with redone blocks. But my head is elsewhere and I am not feeling very inspired. These unfinished samples will have to do, for the moment.

Tomorrow night I should make additional progress.  For now - time to get a night's sleep!


Nina Marie said...

hmm they look a bit scattered - but then again that's how vocations are huh?! So glad you had a good time and got to reconnect. I'm sure gettin' back to the routine will inspire you along. Besides I have to work hard this week in my studio - you need to push me along (grin)! I'm sorry to see summer go though - aren't you?

Judy said...

What an adorable photo of Emma! She looks so grown up!

I'm sure your double-edged sword cuts right into your heart at times like this. I know it does that for me when our family leaves - and I have Craig here to rattle around with. I don't envy you that quiet.

On a far brighter note: I love your bottom assemblage of blocks! Reminds me of the lovely beach houses in the Caribbean! We are expecting grandchild number 2 in December. Of course, they are not finding out the gender ahead of time, so I won't be doing any quilting in advance for this one either. GRRRR! The nursery furniture is BLACK!!! I'm not sure how I feel about that either....but it's not my baby (I've bitten my tongue just about completely off this past week!!!). So, I'm planning a very interesting Rayna-inspired quilt with black and white polka dots...and then other wild and crazy colors!

Warm Hugs to You!!!


Cindy Cooksey said...

What an adorable photo of Emma! We are heading out tomorrow for a visit with our granddaughter, which means I'll be on your coast.

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