I met my husband when I was 12 years old, we were both tall and rail thin but we fell in love at first sight. All through junior high and high school we were inseparable, he played on the basketball team and I was his biggest cheerleader. Even when he went away to college and me to the Army, nothing came between us, we vowed to grow old together and so far we are doing just that.
This past Saturday we celebrated 37 years of marriage. We may not be rail thin anymore, and our hair is a lot more salt than pepper but the same love we felt way back then is still going strong to this day. For our anniversary we spent the weekend in Atlantic City at Harrah’s casino, and I got to stand next to a box of money (supposed to be a million dollars).
I would have loved to be allowed in that box for a few minutes. We played a few slots and walked the boardwalk and I enjoyed spending alone time with my soul-mate.
Last week I showed a piece I was working on a piece called Thine is the Trick and the Treat well; all I showed had to be ripped- out. I usually start my stitching in the center and work outward, but that I thought would have been confusing with this design so I began with page 1 which is the top left corner and as you saw I had finished that whole first page. Just as I was removing the q-snaps to start the second page I noticed that the fabric was turned the wrong way. So on Thursday I began to slowly and carefully remove all of the stitching, I worked from the back cutting the floss. It was hard work but saving the fabric was more important than the floss (fabric $27.00 vs floss $.39) you do the math. Anyway I restarted on the drive to Atlantic City but it was a little hard working on the uneven threads of the linen in the car, so this is all I got done.
On Sunday after being out walking the boardwalk and enjoying a delicious lunch at “Pickles Deli” (Rueben on marble rye)
we went back to our room to relax and hubby watched the football game I decided to start the other design I took with me (just in case). It is called “Spiral” from Jardin Prive, the fabric is 32 ct Lakeside linen called Woodsmoke and it is stitched with DMC #5200. I love the all-white on this color it really pops.
As if I need another project to stitch, I have just joined another SAL this morning (it’s free) from http://lesmarottesdenath.free.fr I will start gathering my floss and fabric in just a little bit.
Thank you all for stopping by for a visit and I hope you come again and leave lots of wonderful comments as I go to make some wonderful little xxs.