Monday, February 24, 2014

The best of plans and Linda's Butterflies

Well I had the best of plans go to Linda's garden identify her plants in order and was planning my week ahead when my daughter got seriously ill. I raced to stay with their son at Megan's home and her hubby took her to the hospital. She was there I am not sure how many days its been a blur and then she was transferred to a rehab hospital to begin the process of rebuilding her strength and walking. One step forward two steps back. This week while she was at the rehab hospital I have been trying to keep my mask of happiness  around little Jack. What do you say to a two and a half year when he asks continually where his Mommy is.A day ago little Jack was able to talk to her for the first time on the phone and asked if she got a splinter if that was why she was at the doctor.
So I am one praying lady just glad she is very slowly getting better she still is in a ton of pain. I am going to take a break from blogging since I will be having to stay at her home when she gets home til she is stronger. I must say they say God never gives you more then you can handle. I think that is one thought I am going to have to work out in my head.Hugs Cheri

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Rug hooking with red heart and Linda's native garden in February

What a fun day Monday and Tuesday were. Monday I worked on one of my socks at my wonderful knit class .I am knitting the heel and as usual turning the heel is confusing.I really think that if your a beginner knitter you have to buy the easiest patterns known to man.I can hardly wait when my knitting becomes easier.I feel like sometimes the light bulb in my head does not go off when I have a new knitting pattern. I can feel so dumb I read it over and over til finally there it is the light bulb goes off in my head! Knitting is a challenge but oh well I need a challenge.
Tuesday as I lay in bed it was a really cold day so I kept looking at the ceiling and pondering do I lay here snug in my warm cozy bed or get up and drive down the hill to rug hooking group in La Mesa. Since I had nothing ready to work on I had to really force myself to get going.Well I am glad I went to the Country Loft  it was as usual a learning experience.This group of ladies are always working on something new and I always get inspired.Marjorie made this great sheep using red heart yarn for the body. I love the way it turned out.
This is just a quick blog since I am running out tonight to a California native plant talk by Connie Beck.Unfortunately California is in a hundred year drought.We would have to have it rain every other day til May to get caught up with the rain we need in California.
 I am following the example of my good friend Linda who has a native plant garden I am not looking forward to our water bills getting worse as the drought continues. Lack of water in California is not going to be getting easier so the best thing to do is plant the plants that were in California before we started irrigating every thing.

My girlfriend Debbie is in Missouri and was teasing me today on the phone.I guess it's cold in Missouri eleven degrees! Debbie was wanting me to blog something so this is for you Deb. Debbie is trying to keep her pipes from freezing!
 Keep warm hugs Cheri

Good job Marjorie!

Red heart


                                                        What a cute bag!

                                          This is a purse Donna made.
                                           She got it back east at
                                            a rug hooker event

Linda's garden   

It was a cloudy day on Tuesday

 Have a good week