Saturday, January 12, 2008

I am on VACATION!

I'm on VACATION!!!! YIPPEEEEEEEE!!!! 10 days with no work!!!! I have lots & lots of stuff to do...my list is about a mile long, but I don't have to leave the house until Thursday! I am hoping to get LOTS done.

The most important thing on my list is to prepare for the online course that I teach for MATC (tech school). The course begins on Thursday with a mandatory meeting and I've got much to do before then. I taught it last spring and it went well, but I have some changes I need to make.




Here's one thing that I am really wanting to finish before I go back to work...this sampler rug for Kim. I'm making it as a 'thank you' for all that she does for me. This is a design by Kelley Belfast that I "tweaked"...I took out the cats that were on the original pattern and put in dogs (like that would surprise you?) and made a few other changes. So far, I think it's going okay. The big flower is not that pink...more orangey/red.


I got a new chair today! New to me, that is...YAY! A cast-off of Kim's, it goes with the sofa she gave me when I moved last summer. WOW...it's so BIG! and COMFY!!! Lovin' it!




Kim is re-doing her living room, dining room and 3rd bedroom...what fun! Hopefully, she'll get a little help from Nate Berkus...well, from his book, anyway!


That's it for now...gotta work on the list. It'll be interesting to see what I actually accomplish this week!

4 comments:

kks said...

You go girl!!! I miss my chair, but know that it is very loved. Painting this week....no place to sit and cuddle with Tahoe, soon.....

TamboinMO said...

That totally looks like the perfect hooking chair!!!

Anonymous said...

Ooh, love the chair!!! Hey the colors go well with the table too!

Janer

Anonymous said...

Wow, very nice chair and I can see you sitting there doing some reading or listening to music while you are hooking!
Love, JOyce

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