Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Though it is a green Saturday, I won 't be checking in on everyone until Sunday when I get back from Disney World! I am lucky enough to be one of the coaches of the all-star academic team for our county and will be busy at the state competition this weekend. I will enjoy checking in with everyone when we get back. I couldn't go to Disney World without the kids after all. They are all pretty excited about missing a day of school. For now though, I do have some little green nine patches to share. They have been going through in between other blocks and are starting to add up.
Use the linky below to share your own progress and to see what fabulous green projects other people have in the works.
Friday, April 19, 2013
It was a jam packed day today. Because our team was not in the top two in our first match we had to play another qualifying game today. The family all headed out to Epcot while I did that. We qualified to play again tomorrow and then I headed off to Animal Kingdom with the family. As we headed over to the park on a shuttle bus it poured down rain. Through a great stroke of luck it stopped just as we got there but drove the crowds out of the park. We were able to walk on to every ride which meant the kids could ride their favorites again and again and again. We came back to our room to get cleaned up and then enjoyed the evening movie, fireworks and a light show on the river. What a day!
Thursday, April 18, 2013
I feel a little guilty staying here at the Disney Contemporary Resort on a school day. We had our first match today and finished third. We were on fire in the first round but got beat to the buzzer consistently in the end. So we will play again tomorrow and then two more matches on Saturday. I have a three day park hopper pass so I might wander over to one of the parks and enjoy the sights while I wait for the family to head over.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
I'm off to Orlando in the morning for the state level competition of Academic Team. We'll be staying in Disney World which should be lots of fun. The kids couldn't miss school on Thursday because of end of the year testing, but they will all come and join me for festivities on Friday and Saturday. (How could I go to Disney and not bring the kids?)
Ryan and I just got back from the new student orientation night at my school. He will be a 7th grader next year. We have a lottery of students to get in, so it was fun to see which of the people we know got accepted. He signed up for Math Camp already which is a good chance for the new students to get to know one another before the school year starts. There is math too of course, but that isn't the part I'm concerned about.
It seems like the year is already over with just 8 more days before the big end of course exam for Biology. I think there are 5 weeks left though, which isn't quite the home stretch. I've got ScrapHappy Saturday scheduled to post and I'll be sure to check in as soon as I get home again.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013
Sunday, April 14, 2013
A little quiet stitching sounds like a nice way to spend today. I might need to carry it along to Ryan's football game, but the nice thing about applique blocks is that they are nicely portable. Head over to Kathy's blog to enjoy other people's slow handwork and slow stitching.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013
Sunday, April 7, 2013
I was on such a roll with green blocks today that I couldn't help finishing off the last one. There are still triangles of course, but the green center blocks are done! I've just got a bit of handwork saved up for the end. Two applique blocks and one which will be an attempt at hand piecing curves -- wish me luck on that one, curves are not my strong suit.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
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Thursday, April 4, 2013
I was happy to have taken a little time to relax last night with the little applique bits on two more Dear Jane Blocks. I remember that the yellow block is called Pebble's Protest, but I have no recollection of the orange one. I'll look it up at some point so that I can get labelled and sorted away until the rest of the blocks are done. It has been a rainy day today, the kind that makes you want to snuggle up with a scrappy quilt and a good book.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
It is that part of the school year for finishing things off as well. With just 7 weeks to go, the lists are all being checked twice to make sure everything is covered before the big end of course and advanced placement exams that will mark the end of the year.
I just did the math for blocks and such:
Also, I added a new widget that shows pictures of blocks from my Flickr page