Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Good to be home!

Thank you to all my blog readers who have left lovely comments on my blogpost last week and emailed me to send healing thoughts and good wishes for my brother.  He has finally been discharged from the hospital and is continuing his recovery at home. This photo shows the "cutting of the hospital bracelet" ceremony! What a relief! They sent him home with three chest drain tubes still in (which freaks me out) but he is so relieved to be in his own bed and not eating hospital food, that I am sure his recovery will go much faster now.
I have been visiting the Bluewater Quilters Guild, which I will write more about when I get some photos to post. I am thankful to my sisters (one who came from Michigan and one who took a day off work) and to my daughter, who all took turns staying with my brother so that I could go to Owen Sound to do my trunk show and teach a class. It was a wonderful break for me. Now I am home, and catching up on my life. These are the bills that awaited my return...aren't the colours of the Canada Post stamps so nice?? (OK...obviously I need to play with some colourful fabric if I am admiring the colours of the stamps on my bills!!).
And I am baking muffins to use up the old bananas (and to relax). It sure feels good to get back to my life and get organized again. BTW I almost missed the registration date deadline for my own guild's quilt show! I look forward to doing some quilting on my April UFO.

10 comments:

  1. Glad he is well enough to come home! You do have really colorful postage stamps in Canada! And I think you are having fabric withdrawals. :o) Hope you're having a wonderful day.
    xo

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  2. Welcome home. Glad to hear your brother is out of the hospital even if he isn't fully mended yet. Being home again after all the hospital hubub is always a relief. Hope you are all caught up soon enough.

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  3. I love the cutting of the bracelet ceremony!
    Admiring the postage stamps on bills? Definitely dig into the fabric, Kathy!
    I wish DH would leave enough bananas around so that I could make them into muffins. He loves them green and they never get ripe enough for me to use. : )

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  4. I love the bracelet ceremony - a cause for celebration for sure. Glad you are home and enjoying some of life's little pleasures *s*

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  5. Great ceremony. We have had to do that too but without the ceremony. I guess we need to step up our act. I was one of the lucky ones who got to enjoy your workshop while you had a little break. I had a wonderful time at both the workshop and the trunk show. Thank you. Joanne

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  6. Happy to see your brother is home. I'm sure he will recover quickly now that he has homemade food and love and care by his family. Wow, I'm happy to you were able to register your quilts for the show, we are so looking forward to see them.

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  7. Glad to see that bracelet off! I hope he continues to feel better every day! your muffins are inspiring me to make some muffins myself!

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  8. So glad your brother is better and that life has returned to some level of normalcy - paying bills and not being at the hospital.

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  9. There is no place like home - glad that you are back and getting comfortable and that your brother is much better. Hopefully, he has lots of support at home so he can just spend his time recovering fully.

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  10. So glad to hear he is home...there is nothing nicer than to cut off the bracelet and have good food...bet he'll be better in no time.

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