Bump in the road~hooking~lesson on PATIENCE~

My HQ16 has been SOLD and taken to her new home~to a newly retired nurse full of excitement and dreams of longarmed goodness! My room looks very odd without my new machine yet set up.....patience....

I am starting my new year with a BIG lesson with PATIENCE ~I was having a wonderful time on Christmas day in Connecticut and had a fun ride home with lots of laughs with my husband and when it was time to hop out of the truck my left knee would not straighten.....I have a tear in the meniscus and will have surgery this Friday~I am in good hands and look forward to getting back on my feet!

St Patrick guarding the winter crop~♥


 My five house~any color I choose.....so fun!

 My new best friend~we are getting closer every day......btw has EVERYONE but me heard Rumer sing? She has a clear beautiful voice and she is my new favorite!

 My new empty (sort of..) space. Do not enlarge~you will see dust bunnies...risky business enlarging photos~

In the meantime I have found Rumer and have 5 houses to hook and the BEST kids and husband a gal could wish for~so the lesson is mine to be patient and to let the week play out while I play in the house.....chair.....♥

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  1. What a refreshing post of being grateful and positive in addition to patience! I'll keep good thoughts for your speedy recovery.

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    1. Thank you BillieBee! I have big plans for this year......This is Gods way of having me review my plans closely....

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  2. thinking of you Eileen, take good care of yourself and heal well...I'm off now to check out Rumer!!
    Lizzie
    xxx

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  3. I am sorry to hear about your KNEE! man, I hope everything goes well for the surgery. So, are you replacing the long arm? I would think you would miss it lots....
    :-}pokey

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    1. Thank you Pokey! And yes I replaced my machine with an Avante which is only 2" deeper but all around has a lot of upgrades. I cannot wait to get my hands on it!! But in the meantime I have PLENTY to keep me busy in my sewing room.!

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  4. Love your house(s). Haven't gotten in to the hooking thing (although my neighbor/friend teaches that and has her own pattern business in that craft). Because I am "space challenged", I just (last Nov.) purchased a HQ Sweet Sixteen sit-down machine and am loving it!!!! May this "time of reflection" be a blessing to you and others. Hugs, Doreen

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  5. Oh no I would be having a hard time too I can't set still for long. Good luck with the surgery and I hope you have a speedy recovery.

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  6. I love your quilts and pictures of those sweet babies. Good luck growing your blog. I'm now a new fan. Thank you for visiting me earlier.

    Laurie

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  7. Thand you for visiting my blog today. Hope you will recover well. Have a nice week!

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  8. Enjoyed finding your blog (the twins quilts are amazing) and have joined. The knee is not good (last year broke my ankle while undergoing chemo and was bed ridden - it was hell). Keep your laptop nearby and blog hop its fun!

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  9. Thank you for stopping by Girasole Farm, I see you are a new follower there.
    I'm popping over to say "Hello".
    Your quilts are positively beautiful. I'm just getting back into quilting, it's been a long, long, time since I have made any quilts. I've always hand quilted, but the arthritis in my hands will no longer allow me that sort of intricate work. I am currently working on a quilt, and for the first time ever, I will actually have to send it off to be machined quilted. Needless to say I am quiet novice in my machine quilting knowledge.
    I'll be following along here with you, and perhaps learn a bit more.
    Your family is beautiful, and I can see the love you have for them shine through your words.
    I am a Grammy to 3 gran-baby girls, I adore them.
    Have a lovely day.
    -Becka @ Girasole Farm

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  10. Hi there, hope your op went well and that you are up & about again soon. Thanks so much for stopping in at my blog earlier. I've just popped over for a wee peek and have enjoyed a lovely meander through your happy blog. Looking forward to following your crafty adventures!
    love Gilly xx

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  11. Good luck with the surgery, last summer I've got the same operation,....
    My knee is ok now!
    :o)

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