Thursday, March 06, 2008

Hand work & OWOH Update

Never a dull moment around here! After finally getting my Mother-in-law admitted to a long term care facility, she has contracted Influenza A and is quite sick. She is in quarantine so we cannot visit but I am so thankful that she in under the care of nurses and not living alone in her home.
This weekend we have had a huge pile of more snow. We have shovelled twice already today and it is ready for a third attempt. Who's tired of snow??? See Mare's comic here!
Since we are snowed in, I have been doing some hand beading and you can see my finished January piece here. And I have finished the February block of the Capricorn BOM. The March block has been posted, and I am ready to trace the pattern and get stitching!
One World - One Heart Update:
In February I participated in the One World One Heart event. It was great fun visiting all the participants' blogs and entering to win their gift drawings. I had 4 giveaways that I sent to the winners of my draws - they are probably still travelling to Toni in North Carolina, Michele in South Carolina, Pat in New York, and Michelle in New Zealand. Hope the packages make it through all this snow and arrive safely! You can read more about my giveaways and the winners here.
And amazingly I won 5 draws!! I received a painting from Judie in Florida which you can see here. And I received two journals - one from Becky in New York (see it here - scroll down to Feb. 7th...I got the flower one!!) and one from Susan in New Jersey (see this one here). I get the message...better keep on with the journalling! And I received a package of goodies including a necklace and earrings from Diana in Ohio (see it on her blog here). And lastly Tamy is sending me some stationery! I am a lucky duck!

4 comments:

  1. oh you poor thing! You know I feel for you! We didn't get snow this weekend, just the deep freeze again. sigh. We are just going to be ready to bust when spring comes aren't we?

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  2. Quack! Quack! Lucky you winning five drawings. *S* Your February BOTM is lovely. Aren't they fun to make? I need to trace the March pattern, too.
    Eventually, the snow has to be done for the year, doesn't it? I've stopped listening to the weather experts.

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  3. You are the lucky winner right now! You're stitchery block is adorable.

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  4. THANK YOU Kathy!

    I received the beautiful pin from the OW-OH giveaway yesterday, and I LOVE IT!!
    Your friend Judy is very talented -- the pin is gorgeous!
    I just blogged about it, and I sent you a "thank you" by e-mail!

    Hope SPRING arrives there soon, ot at least NO MORE SNOW! :-)

    Thanks again!
    Hugs, Pat

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