Monday Morning Musings

halloween

I woke early this morning with thoughts of what to write in this post flitting through my mind. So much time has passed and so much has happened in the 4 months since I checked in with you.

Do I let you know how over the moon excited I am that I will welcome my first grand baby, a sweet little boy, into the world sometime around March 1st? If so,  I could share with you some of the many projects I have already started working on for this little man!

Knitted with love from Grandma!
Knitted with love from Grandma! Pattern is Cashmere Treasured Heirloom Baby Blanket by Lion Brand Yarn. 

Or perhaps, I will tell you all about my summer road trip to Thermopolis, Wyoming where I took a Road Scholar course at the Wyoming Dinosaur Center learning to become a Certified Dinosaur Bone Preservation Specialist?

Hard at work chipping away matrix from a 50 million year old dinosaur bone.
Hard at work chipping away matrix from a 50 million year old dinosaur bone.

Oh, and yes, let’s not forget my new electric pressure cooker,  The Instant Pot has quickly become my new favorite kitchen toy. I know you would love reading about all the yummy recipes I have been experimenting with.

Delicious Dulce de Leche - 20 minutes in The Instant Pot
Delicious Dulce de Leche – 20 minutes in The Instant Pot

Finally, I’m thinking you might enjoy seeing photos of the new quilts I am designing in preparation for teaching on an upcoming Cruise to Hawaii. This is just a start . . . as lots of fun sea creatures will be added.

The background for an underwater scene.
The background for an underwater scene.

I am anxious to share all of these and more with you, but honestly, I feel I will save these for later posts.  Today I just want to say thank you ALL for being here, for supporting SHWS.

I hope you know how much you are appreciated.

I hope you are well.

I hope you are happy.

I hope you are finding time for some joyful creating.

I send you all my best this first day of November and I hope this little tree with its heart shaped leaves brings a smile to your face, as it does to mine.

heart-tree

Please check in with us next week as one of our original contributors, Jennifer Rounds will be sharing a guest post.

Until next time, Happy November everyone!

 

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6 thoughts on “Monday Morning Musings

  1. Congrats! My daughter recently told us that she’s expecting in May. Our first Grandchild also, so I can imagine how excited you are! She didn’t want to tell anyone and while attending a recent wedding for a family member, she and her hubby posed in a “photo booth” pic and I didn’t find out about it until today. She didn’t think they’d post on FB, but they did and now I’m getting questions. I relayed that there will be an announcement at Thanksgiving, but she didn’t want to spoil the bride and groom’s day. It’s very hard for me as my sister and I shop-hopped both to and from the wedding and it was difficult to pass up all the cute baby fabric.

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  2. OMG you are so busy. I’m excited for to be a new grandma. AND don’t you just love the instant pot. Had meatloaf tonight from my “pot”. I will definitely check out your recipes.

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