Friday, 29 April 2011

Daybook entry #8

Outside my window ... man, who's got time to gaze out the window?! Just as well this week has been short, because it's been way too busy. When last I had time to look, I saw this:
I am thankful for ... my time across Easter with my husband's family. He is from a large family, and it is increasingly difficult for everyone to make it to family gatherings. They are easy, fun company.
I am thinking ... about my brother who is being ordained into the Presbyterian Church tomorrow. He is 5 hours away, and I am really sorry to be missing his ordination. 

I am impressed by ... this amazing quilt, stitched by my 'relatively-new-to-quilting' sister-in-law for her daughter. I took lots of photos of this quilt on the weekend, so I will be back soon with more details!
Tonight, I will be ... enjoying my Friday night champagne, and curling up to read this gorgeous tome, delivered late this afternoon. Sarah is visiting town in a couple of weeks, and I would give my eye teeth to be in her class. For one reason and another, I can't be - grrrrr!
From my picture journal ... two of many fun sunset shots I took of my kids over Easter. 
These were taken within a five-minute light window, with me awkwardly prostrate in the paddock. I have the green ant bites on my belly to prove it!
Enjoy your weekend. Bloom x


  1. Lovely post..nice to be reminded of the simple things of life!

  2. I love those sunset pictures..I don't doubt your ant bites..or your pain if they were green ants! Priceless.

  3. What a lovely post. Your first sunset picture is super.

  4. I really enjoyed reading this post. We have a nice big family, too, I know it is lovely to be together, one of those precious moments... I love your sunset pictures!
    Something else: I linked to your blog here:
    I made myself a bag and used your faux piped handles technique! Turned out nice, see it for yourself! :)
    Greetings from Hungary: Agnes

  5. The silhouette shots are incredible! Can't wait to see more about your relative's quilt. Very fun!

  6. those shadow pictures are the coolest!

  7. A beautiful post and beautiful photos..Have a great weekend...

  8. I LOVE the silhouette pictures!! So fun :)

  9. Great post. Those silhouette pictures are awesome!

  10. lovely photos, hope the ant bites subside quickly! I loved your previous post on family and easter too. I madly dashed home after work to watch THE wedding and just made it in time! Hope you enjoyed your mag and quiet time!

  11. Thanks for sharing - those sunset photos are just great (hope the ant bites aren't causing too much grief). The quilt has come up so well too - she has done very well. Hope the ordination went smoothly too.

  12. I ADORE your silhouette shots! So inspiring!


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