Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Tuesday tidbits

I'm over halfway through my work week.  One day left and then 5 glorious days off.   I noticed a spring in my step today.  A little pre-vacation attitude perhaps.  Millie always has attitude.  I found this picture on Facebook and it summed up her attitude.


If this dog was silver I would swear it was her!

Mom started going to adult day care twice a week now.  She seems to enjoy it and l think it is good for her to be around other people.  Today they made a cute turkey centerpiece today.  And then when I was bringing her home and trying to get her jacket off, she sat on it.  Oops.  

I have started hooking the background on my rug.  I think I've made a mistake.  I don't think the light background is working.  


I may rethink it and go for a darker beige.  I'm putting the hook down tonight to consider my options while I watch our provincial election results.

11 comments:

  1. How wonderful that you have five days off work to anticipate! I always enjoyed a bit of a break in the fall.

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  2. You lucky girl to get a mini vacation this time of year.
    I was thinking that the bird was a crow, but then what do I know. If the bird was black, the beige background would work I think.

    Did you checked Rug Hooking Daily today? Simone was giving a tutorial on how to do a herringbone finish on a round mat. I wonder if it might work for my irregular rug edge.

    Have a relaxing time off.
    Hugs,
    JB


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  3. Exciting -- pre-vacation time!! Also, adult day care was a lifesaver for us and my mom when she was living with us!! Maybe next time we can see a picture of her project!!

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  4. Oh it is so exciting to look forward to 5 days off. Have lots of fun.
    Cathy

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  5. I love that you've found something your mother enjoys, and it also gives you a bit of time away for yourself. Can't wait to see what you decide for the rug!

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  6. Hi Kim, Enjoy those days off. This is the time of the year that we always loved to travel. We enjoyed see all of the beautiful fall colors. I am not ready for the snow to come in the future, but I love the cool temperatures then warming up to where you have a beautiful afternoon. I am glad your mom is enjoying the adult day care. You know we are own worse critics when it comes to choosing colors for a project. Have a wonderful day. Hugs and Prayers from Your Missouri Friend.

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  7. Sometimes I struggle after I have hooked a piece. I was actually hooking tonight.yea!I am hoping to be done with it this week.I bet your mom is enjoying a new routine.hugs cheri

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  8. Thinking a darker background would work better in the design. Have a wonderful mini vacation...

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  9. Oooo it your Thanksgiving time! FOOD!!!!

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  10. I am going to out on aa limb, like the bird, and suggest a light blue?

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