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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

May 27, 2014

Looking out a window in New Haven,
such a pretty street.
Thinking of what it must have been
like when these lovely homes were built?

May 26, 2014

Nothing like Spring in CT!

May 25, 2014

My beautiful boy!
How we love this dog!!!

May 24, 2014

Our first sunset at Compo,
looking forward to a very full
summer of sunsets...

Saturday, May 24, 2014

May 23, 2014

Doing odds and ends around
the house.  Al sanded, primed 
and painted, getting things done!

Thursday, May 22, 2014

May 22, 2014

NNW Book Club
at Tina's 
with Jane Green

Author, Jane Green of
Tempting Fate and a local Westporter
spoke at our NNW Book Club tonight.
I read on a Kindle, so she wrote a
note to Dara for me.  We had read the
book together and enjoy Jane's writing.

Terrie and Jane Green

May 21, 2014

Finally, all painted and in the patio!!!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014

Such a perfect day!

Always amazed how quickly 
everything fills in and greens up!

My boy, loving his backyard.

May 19, 2014

This was my fortune today,
I think I will take it!

May 18, 2014

David always brings home little 
surprises from Southie...

Sunday, May 18, 2014

May 17, 2014

One of the girls from NLWM has
organized a SWAP group.
You share crafting items, leftovers, etc.
This was my first "SWAP"
Very fun, title is "Favorite Color."
Kat sent me such fun items!

May 16, 2014

Peggy gave me this darling
Iced Tea glass,
We all know I will use this!

May 15, 2014

Peggy came up from GA
for Allie's graduation.
So happy to see Compo,
smell the beach air and visit friends!

I picked her up at Allie's in
West Hartford and we 
spent the afternoon at 
The Spotted Horse, talking and 
catching up.  Then met up with
Sharon, Jo, Shelia and Cath
for dinner at Splash.

Lots of happy memories
here for both of us!

May 14, 2014

My dear friend and neighbor, Michelle
drop by and brought these beautiful
gerber daisies, so nice to feel loved!

May 13, 2014

When we bought the house,
we were told we would need
a new heater, air conditioner and 
water heater.  Well, they have
all now been replaced!
The water heater was 18 years old!
Hope this one lasts as long...

May 12, 2014

Wonderful surprise in the mail
from Anna Marie and Monica.
Love my puppy towels!

Won an apron from
Christie's Quilt Shop!

May 11, 2014

Mother's Day
Lunch and a movie with
Michael and Al in StamV!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

May 10, 2014

Emily Jaffee's First Communion Party.

Jay, Daniella, Emily, Lily

Cupcakes made by Aunt Becky.

Little Miss Avery

Mary and Steve
Becky and Mary

Al, Amanda, Terrie

Jay, Jan, Ori

May 9, 2014

Finishing up my longest project ever!
Finally, warm enough to paint.
Underside, topside, touchups
and in the patio!!!

Went to let Hank out one last
time and who is on my door,
Mr. Frog, interesting.
Life in the country...

Thursday, May 8, 2014

May 8, 2014

The luckiest girl in the world.
Lunch and pedicures with Al.
Mother's Day flowers from my boys,
Al, David, Michael and Hank!

The day just got better and better!
Pink and Navy Tieks!!!

May 7, 2014

The Westport Country Playhouse
2014 season has begun.
Not disappointed,
Noel Coward's
A Song at Twilight

May 6, 2014

David and I love a good chili.
We found this one and had a case shipped
to the house.  This is the last of our
stock pile...  

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

May 5, 2014

Yum, David brought "Meat Pies" home 
from Southie.  So good!
Thank you!!!

May 4. 2014

Planted four red rose bushes,
or should I say "deer food."
Keeping my fingers crossed.
The deer ate every tulip and nibbled
on two of my rose bushes before
I even got them planted...

May 3, 2014

Southern Connecticut Modern Quilt Guild
General Meeting
Michelle's Double Wedding Ring quilt from 
Victoria Finley's class.

Love the fabric she picked for the back!

Lori's quilt

Betsy's quilt

Betsy's back fabric,
such beautiful choices for each quilt!

Michelle, Betsy, Lori
Same quilts, very different looks.
Always fun to take a class together!!!
Must take a class with Victoria Finley!!!

Michelle's Lone Stardust quilt from
Kimberly Einmo's Jelly Roll Magic.

Sheri with her Block of the Month Club
blocks.  I am so far behind...

Sheri's Michael Miller Challenge blocks,
So bright and cheerful!

This is the back to Sheri's amazing 
dress quilt she has made for her 
friend in Florida. 
Proof, once again that Sheri doesn't sleep!

Sharon's darling quilted bag
for the Michael Miller Challenge!

Up close, great quilting!!!
Love diamonds, a girls best friend!

Betsy with her great baby quilt,
left meeting and went straight to
the baby shower.
She puts Minky on the back,
perfect baby gift.

Sue's perfect Plus quilt,
tiny one inch squares!

Sue's IPad case,
love the type writer!

Maybeth's great bag
with leather handles.

Maybeth's beautiful linen quilt.
very Modern!

The back of Maybeth's quilt.
Love the patched backs!!!

Maybeth's bag.

We are to make our own name tags.
Off to a great start.
Mine will be ready next meeting,
have not sewn in over a month, very sad...

April 30th may be the last day
of NLWM, but the mail just keeps coming.
No complaints here!!!