Wednesday, October 28, 2009

October Happenings!

Well, it's been a long time since I last posted. It has been a very busy time around here. Finally finished the October 15 tax filings. Glad that is over. Now on to home stuff.
Some pine trees in our front yard died and needed to be cut down before the wind blew them down. Sunday morning, October 18, was the designated day. Jeff got all his tool together and proceeded up the tree to start taking it down a little at a time.
Lots of help from the neighbors. May not be able to see it, but there is a rope tied to a branch and attached to the back of the pickup in the picture. The person in the pickup is keeping the rope tight as Jeff saws so that when the tree starts to fall......
it will go down in the yard. It made a loud boom when it hit the ground.
We headed to San Antonio this past weekend for the grand opening of a business venture that Jeff (husband) and Ashlee(daughter) are involved with. It was a nice time with family and the weather was perfect. For San Antonio, the weather was a perfect...70's during the day and 60's in the evening. Got home late Sunday night.

Monday came and started some long overdue house cleaning. Cleaned and cleaned and finally finished in the evening. Good now for another couple of weeks.

I worked at the office Tuesday and Wednesday and plan on taking Thursday and Friday off to play....sewing, rughooking, or maybe carving my pumpkin for Saturday trick-or-treaters.

I did participate in AAPG weekend retreat Oct 16-17. The theme was stockings and I decided to rughook a stocking. I did finish hooking it; just need to put the lining and backing on.
I started reorganizing my sewing room and came across this wool pillow kit. I finished it in an evening...getting a head start on Christmas presents.So that is my week thus far. It is starting to rain this evening and may continue thru Thursday. Weather like this is nice for staying at home.

Have a great rest of the week and happy trick-or-treating on Saturday. Daylight savings time ends Saturday night. Don't forget to turn your clock back.


Sunday, October 4, 2009

Rainy Sunday!!!

Well, fall is definitely arriving here in Oklahoma. The leaves are falling from the trees and ready to be raked into piles for jumping in. I was driving around town yesterday and some of the leaves on the trees have started changing to red and oranges. Beautiful!! Today is cloudy, cool, and rainy. Really a great day for staying inside and rughooking, sewing, or reading a good book. I am opting to sew. I have a couple of wool projects I would like to do so I figure today is a good day.

Jeff and I spent Saturday morning at the Czech Festival in Yukon, OK. It was sunny, but cool. Perfect weather for walking around the craft booths, enjoying kolaches and sausage rolls and watching the parade. However, I did not get any pictures because I forgot my camera. I didn't realize it until we got there. I was not a happy camper. I took some pictures with my phone, but I can't figure out how to get them to my computer. So no pics of our Saturday outing.

Saturday afternoon I went to the market and got some pumpkins to finish my fall decorating. I just love the fall. It is my most favorite time of the year.
I even put out some of my Halloween decorations. It is already October and I want to enjoy them all month.
I did finish a wool project I had been working on for Country Collections shop. It turned out really good and I may have to do one for myself. I love all the different wool colors of the pennies.

I opened the windows to listen to the rain. It is very soothing and relaxing. Guess I better get busy to my sewing or I might just sit and stare out the window all day.

I wish everyone a good Sunday and a wonderful week ahead. Try to get outdoors and enjoy this beautiful autumn weather with family and friends. Until next time....