Sunday, April 15, 2018

I am feeling chilly....

When the temps fall after many days of high 80s and even the high 90s I find there is a chill in my air. It is only 55 right now and that is chilly. The sun is still very low so there is no warmth coming from it yet and the high today should be around 87. Hopefully the winds have quieted down. I have thought about getting the leaf blower out.... that really is  task better left to the pros, believe me.
Last week Glenda found me another footstool....
I could not believe my eyes! It is exactly like the first one we found! I have added a thick foam top with new fabric. See, it opens up....now I do not have to take the one from the bedroom out to the living room when I sit in the rocker.
I was asked if I am okay....I know, I have not posted since Wednesday. I am doing fine. I am just on the roller coaster as Glenda refers to it. I have kept busy with this and that. Last Wednesday I was visiting with Dianna and Bobby and he made us hamburgers on the grill... and yesterday Glenda and I went for lunch after we bought my area rug...
this is in front of my bed. I love the soft colors. The room rug is a beige so this gives me a pop of color. I was lucky to have a 15% off coupon so I saved a bit too. The walls will be repainted when I find a color and the temps are not hot so that means this winter.
I did manage to tat.....

this is Gillian form Jennifer Williams snowflake book. I thought this time I would use blue for the beads. It is one of the small ones measuring only 1 3/4 inches at the widest point. My hand felt rested enough.  I am accepting that the hand will be more of an issue than before....why? I have no idea, but I will adjust and if this is just one of the few limitations I am experiencing, then I am luckier than some. The hand embroidery using sewing needles is a little more difficult at times. I am not complaining just stating a fact for me. For so many years my over all health has been just fine so with these little problems I need to learn to make adjustments. Do what I can when I can.
I made Pizzelles the other day and today I will be making what we Italians from Rhode Island call Spinach Pies...which are very much like a calzone and not at all like a pie. Always wonder how foods get their names.
So, that is what I have been up to. It is time for that second cup of coffee and some breakfast. A few chores then time to read and maybe work on a project. I once again want to thank you my dear friends for the caring words you send to me and advice too. Thank you so much for your friendship.

9 comments:

Lynda Ruth Bowers said...

Boy, I love the fabric on the foot stool. Lovely rug and I love your little tatted snowflake. I was wondering if you where okay last week. You rest and take care of yourself. we all miss you and want to send lots of big hugs. love

Vicki said...

What a great find, Glenda has a good eye! It is chilly in the morning the past few days. I've had to put on a light jacket when we head out the door at 7 am. I'm telling myself to enjoy it, soon we will be longing for the feeling of chill in the air! Your newest snowflake is lovely.

Julie said...

Perfect find the newly covered foot stool. Lots more resting time did you whilst you try it out!
Xx

Vickie said...

Oh your new rug! So pretty!

Ann at Beadlework. said...

It's good to take time out when you need to Grace. I agree that having to make adjustments is okay - I've had to do this with regard to crafting - for example I love to knit but can't knit garments anymore so work on little creatures instead and I love it!!

butterfly said...


I really like the foot stool.
I love to put my legs up after working out in the garden and come back inside to do some stitching with my feet up.
Have a lovely week.

Leonore Winterer said...

I'm glad to hear you're doing okay, despite the long radio silence. Your new rug is lovely!

Brigitte said...

So great that you found the exactly same footstool. How cool. And this rug in front of your bed looks wonderful.

co coya said...

Perfect find the newly covered foot stool. Lots more resting time did you whilst you try it out!
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