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Saturday, November 28, 2009

The End of November? Yikes!

December will be here shortly, so it's time to put away the Thanksgiving/fall decorations and get out the Christmas things. But first, I had to show Linda and Gene that we actually used their wild gourds, which were hand delivered by Patti, on our Thanksgiving table. Amazing how the camera picks up the crooked candles which I really thought I'd straightened!
Nifty Gourds

Since yesterday was my sister's birthday, I can finally show my finished mystery Socks which she says fit just fine. I really like this Through the Loops pattern and will probably knit it again in a solid color so the pretty pattern shows up better.
Happy Birthday, Jane!

Yesterday Jill sent a couple of photos of the grandkids using the "city map" quilt that I made a few years back. She said David and Sophia had fun playing on it, and it's always nice to hear that something you've made is being used
"Watch this locomotive go, David."

And even Daniel seems to be enjoying the quilt/map. He sure has gotten a lot stronger these past few weeks!
"I am going to be on the move very soon!"


Anonymous said...

That little Daniel sure does have a smile!!!! Cute kids!

Kathy A. said...

Those are some very cute grandkids!!! Love that little quilt. I made one for my grandsons too - not too sure where it is though - will have to ask the parents. lol

Wildflowerhouse said...

They are so adorable and happy. I love the socks and the coute quilt. You certainly get things done lady. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving. Sharon

Linda said...

Glad to see the gourds on your table. I had some on ours too along with little corn and colored leaves (from WalMart!!). Also the same color green candles...are you sure we weren't at the same Thanksgiving dinner?


Micki said...

I love your socks and the pics of the kids! Happy Thanksgiving!

Ele said...

Dear Judy,

your family just wonderful and nice to see! ;-)

I am glad to hear that the letter are received so fast by you, but you do not have to wait, you can open it now of course.
It's just a small sign of my friendship in it...

I wish you and your whole family a happy and joyous Christmas season

and greet you warmly


Barbara C said...

Very nice socks! And of course the kiddies are as cute as ever.

Susan Elliott said...

OK! So much to catch up on! Indeed it IS wonderful when you see that someone loves something you have made...and Daniel looks GREAT in that hat....and I too feel a bit stressed that Christmas is in three weeks and nothing is made...AAAAGHH!

Kathy Raker said...

Judy, Cute table arrangement and you know it is the camera that makes the candles look wonky to you. Cute socks and as usual aodrable grandkids! They grow up much to quickly.