Friday, March 13, 2009


I know that I have been away for a while...AGAIN! This time was not my fault. The hard drive on the computer died and the poor baby had to go in to be serviced. Then after that my desktop went to the big landfill in the sky as well. So I was computerless!!! Ohhhhh the horror!! It is not over though, because DH lost the restore disk that would put Windows back on the computer so that all can be right with the world. So we are now on the Linus system...which is like riding a ten-speed on snow tires. I'm sure that it can be done but I would not suggest it. I called Toshiba yesterday and they said that they could replace the disk for 19.95. As much as I want that disk I know that as soon as it shows, the other will as well.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

And The Award Goes Tooo....

This is the award that I was given by Beth of "Crossed Purposes." She said that I had to give one to 8 other people! Only 8.....ohhhhh boy!

I would like to give this award to...

Mary-list mum for Cross Stitch Addiction who is forever coming up with fun stuff to do.

Beth- aka "Stitching Queen" for staying up with me and making me stitch more.

Mel-for being one of the coolest ladies that know!!! she is truely a stash queen.

Mariann-for our wonderful chats which help me make sense of a world that doesn't.

Vickie-for reminding me to be happy everytime I go to her blog!

Claire-list mum for BAPXS the first group that I joined on the net. You are truely a wonderful lady.

Jennifer Stuart-Just for being "da Bomb" and naming me YODA!

Tiger Lady- cause you are my bestest friend ever and I love ya!!!!!

Bad Bad Bad!!!!

I think this picture says it all...not only have I not stitched in three days and counting; I have had the audacity to commit myself to two SAL's! Have I gone MAD!! I would have to say YEEEESSSSSS. "Lovey" (you know...the thing that I haven't stitched on in about three days) keeps glaring at me. I have to do something about that TODAY! I can't take it anymore.
To top things off, there are MORE SALs in the works in Cross Stitch Addiction-that is the group of really BAD people that keep coming up with more stuff for me to do! (BAD PEOPLE) "Stitch today I must." I hope to get something done by the end of the week or at least have enough done on the things that I am working on so that this picture no longer applies.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

What Do You Mean Stitch AND Watch TV????

I don't know what happens when other stitchers watch TV and stitch at the same time; but I know what doesn't happen when I try. STITCHING!!! Try 30 stitches over the course of 4 hours. I didn't even post pics. I didn't have the heart to share my shame with the world. The Virgin Queen was great though. I love the story of the Tudors. So much DIRT!!!!!! I know...I know, Such a nosey Parker.
In other news, this was the third day that DDD#3 was home with mommy. Her barking cough is slowly but surely rectifying itself. I really wanted to send her packing with the other two but she had a bit of a fever. So it was home sweet home for her AGAIN. It wouldn't have been so bad except for that fact that I am SICK too and was OUT for the bulk of the day.
Thank goodness for the fact that DH went to work on a later shift.
DD#2 is so excited because she made the Safety Patrol at school, she looked so cute when she came home all bebdecked in her sashand badge. When I saw her I thought about Percy of "Harry Potter" and the prefect's badge. I promis that I will post pics later.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Snowy and the Frog

Introducing "Snowy"!!!!!!!! I finished him at exactly 2:10 a.m., with a very pissed stitching frog in the room. I had no trouble from the dreaded RIP-IT Squad until I set about the beading. Then there was chaos. I had to take out EVERY single bead I put in the mouth! (TWICE)
I guess I don't have to tell you that the language in the room was more than a little rank. I was soo scared that I was going to damage the stitches underneath because I had to pull the needle back through thread and silver blending filament. As you can see, I made it! My first finish of 2009 is in the bag and I am off to a new start tomorrow...or should I say today!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Snowy and the Ornie Challange

Introducing "Snowy" she is my first WIP of 2009. I promised that I was going to be good and not post until she was done, but she took longer than I thought. I was not expecting that from such a small piece but the color changes were a bear.
She is the first of 12 ornies that I hope to complete by the end of the year. Can I do it?
I hope so!