Friday, April 30, 2010

Some more progress and a lot of kindness.....

Greetings dear friends and blogging buddies!~ Ah 'tis Friday again! I always look forward to the weekend. Hubby will be home, which means he usually takes over the cooking, Yay! I get lots of stitching in , and we just have fun being together! Today my world is great! I have received lots of wonderful mailings this week . So far I've had something in the mail box nearly every day! I hear tell in an email that there will be more on the way!! Wow! Lots of fun , makes me wonder if I will ever get back to my flylady deep cleaning! Maybe I should put the boy on that this summer! Speaking of him, I am so proud! He did a wonderful job at bowling league this week! He is a one man team and he played against a team that usually wins trophies and MY SON won all 4 games ! He was so excited!
You know, some time back I was thinking about possibly giving up my blog. I asked myself , do I have time for this, does it make a difference to people, would they miss me if I was gone? You know , things like that. One thing I decided to do was have a week once in a while where I'm not posting every single day. That's helped on the time thing. As far as if I make a difference in any way , I don't know. I do know that you all make a difference to me and I need that! I won't go into detail , but here lately I have been having some pretty low times. I have shared that with a few that I swap email with. This past week has really been a pick me up. This morning as I was looking out my kitchen window and thinking about how much I have been blessed by such kind words and gestures this week, a beautiful dove flew down and landed in the backyard. It was such a soothing sight to see!
Well, on to the stitching! Below is my progess so far on Psalm 145.
Thanks to wonderful Rebecca , I was able to get this in my possesion and heading in on the home stretch! I was getting a little worried as to whether or not I was going to be able to stitch it in all the colors the pattern called for. I thought I had enough Kudzu for the grass and trees and then I discovered I didn't. I went to the quilt store, they were out. I went to the yarn store, THEY were out! So , I hopped on the computer and ordered them in from Cecilia's Samplers and had them right away! I had just enough Kudzu to hold me until my little order arrived! Whew!

Well dear friends and blogging buddies, I hope you all have a wonderful weekend filled with family , friends, rest and relaxation ,and lots of stitching! Thank you all for coming by again and for all of your wonderful comments! They really make a day so much nicer!

'till next time,

don't be a stranger,

Sharlotte

14 comments:

  1. It was my pleasure helping you out. Feel free to ask anytime in the future.

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  2. Rebecca, what else ya got? LOL! Not trying to be greedy, just kidding!

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  3. The wip looks great!! Have a super weekend!!

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  4. Glad to hear all is right with your world, Sharlotte. I really would NOT like it if you quit blogging, I do so enjoy reading when I can, your posts! This is a pretty wip, you are doing wonderful with it!

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  5. Keep going Sharlotte! Love to visit your blog and see your beautiful stitching. The lateste looks great! All the best

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  6. Ah, to blog or not to blog...I gave up my personal/family blog awhile back. It was hilarious and even got featured in a couple newspapers. However, I got so many haters emailing me about how bad I suck, that when the blog got a virus a few weeks back, I never bothered to go in and fix it. I don't miss folks telling me I suck at all! Imagine that!

    I really enjoy blogging about stitching though and sharing it with so many others. I would miss you if you quit! Nice wip, by the way. :)

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  7. Sharlotte,
    I for one am so glad you are blogging - otherwise I wouldn't have found you my friend!

    It sounds like you have a fun weekend ahead of you! My hubby is working this weekend, so I am the keeper of the baseball schedule. Tell your son congrats on his accomplishment!!

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  8. You've got to keep blogging! I enjoy reading blogs, and sharing my tales with the blogfest!

    Loving your progress...

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  9. I go through the same thing with blogging. Now I feel no obligation to do it - when I feel like it or have something to say I blog. I felt bad the past couple weeks when I wasn't commenting much, but life gets in the way. Don't stop - just lessen it some. I love reading your posts and hearing what goes on with you.

    Your stitched piece looks wonderful and I'm glad that you found some thread!

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  10. Enjoyed my visit here today. :-) Enjoy the weekend!!

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  11. I too enjoy visiting your blog! You are an inspiration with all the projects you complete. You would be missed! Hugs.

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  12. Lovely stitching and design! Blogging can consume your life - just post here and there or when you feel the need. I don't see how in the world anyone has the time to post each day - I'm slow, I guess, and it takes me way too long! So the posts are periodic. Do what YOU want to do - it's your blog and we'll all be here whenever you do post. :)

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  13. Wishing you a lighthearted week!

    Blog when you feel like it. It will all work out.

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