On Saturday I flew out of Sacramento, California to Portland, Oregon found my way through the clouds and through the airport to be met by my son, Dan, who lives there with his wife Jackie, their dog Juno, and 20 yr old cat, whose name escapes me...Oops! When we got to their house Juno needed a walk so Jackie (left) and Kaeli, my 16 yr old grand daughter and Dan and I took him to the park with lots and lots of dog buddies were there to run with him... (I'll post about them on Animal Wednesday).
Later in the day my grandson, Mikiah, who will turn 20 later this month popped in to say hi. He's the one I made the Simply Dreadful art quilt for last December, remember? And that night we all went to the circus! OHMYGod! I have never spent more time being terrified for peoples safety in my life! The acrobatics and trapeze work was awesome (if you like that sort of thing, unfortunately it was lost on me as I hid behind my hands for most of their show! Scared out of my wits was I!) At intermission Kaeli tried on a mask...As did Dan and Jackie...and Julia, Mikiah's young lady. I forgive Dan for taking me to this show that everyone else seemed to love so much and that scared me half to bits...we had such a sweet day on Sunday...but I'll wait till tomorrow to tell you more...stay tuned.
And now let me say THANK YOU to all of you who have cast your votes for my NEST BUILDING QUILT in the Fiber Arts Challenge! As of May 10, 11 PM I have 41 votes! This is terrific. However, there are 6 people ahead of me. I am19 votes behind the person with the most votes so far. So...if you have a friend, a family member with their own email address whose arm you can twist...and eck out a few more votes to throw my way...I'd be forever grateful. ;-)
The site is: http://quiltingarts.com/media/g/stitchthis/default.aspx. Once there find the red square in the upper right hand corner to JOIN. Click on that and answer their info.
They will then send you email and you click on that to get to the site with the home page. Go to top of that page where it says Photo Galleries. click on it and then on the first one Bernina Challenge and when my quilt NEST BUILDING posted by LYNN COHEN is found it will say VOTE FOR THIS next to it. Click on that and your vote will be posted. Thanks so much again!!!