Wednesday, October 14, 2009

My Flower Pot Quilt

I joined the quilt festival and needed to choose a quilt I wanted to share as one of my favorites. Usually my favorite quilt is the one I am working on at the time. But since they aren't finished, I chose this one. I made this quilt a couple of years ago. It was one of those that I pieced and basted and just set aside while I worked on something else. I pulled it out one day and started quilting it. It is machine pieced and hand quilted. I added a sleeve to the back and hung it in my living room. The state fair was coming up and I decided to enter it. At that time, I noticed that I hadn't quilted the border. Seemed like it needed some quilting so I added it. I think it turned out pretty good.

Sunday, October 4, 2009


What can I say about Richard? We have been married nearly 27 years. Not a day goes by I don't thank God for him. We have been blessed with two beautiful daughters and five grandchildren. Here he is hunting for bunny rabbits with Ben and Julianne. He recently retired from the Post Office with more than 25 years in. Now that he is retired he has time to play all the golf he wants. (Although, he did play a lot of golf before he retired.) He loves spending time with all the grandkids. He gets them riled up and when he is tired of playing he is done. Somehow the kids don't always get that he's done. He helps the girls out whenever they need it. He watches Misty's kids once a week while she works. Kody, Kaitlyn and Ava stayed with us last night while their mom was working. He helps them with plumbing or car trouble or whatever they might need.
Richard does most of the housework at home. He always lets me know how much he loves and appreciates me. I really do know how lucky I am. I am truly blessed.