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Shoreline, CT, United States
I would love for you to join me (a retired senior)in my zany crafting adventures with quilting (waaaaay too much fabric); scrapbooking (will I ever catch up?); redwork; counted cross stitch; crossword puzzles; reading; and cooking.

Saturday, January 15, 2022

WINTER KNITTING, et al

 
Le Sock No. 1  c'est tout fini !!
;D
(DH is in the process of cleaning
 out under the tv in
 the background--
he is a gem!! πŸ’“)

AND
↓↓↓

Here is the start of the
2nd sock...

Someone asked what yarn I
was using
↡↡↡↡
Very soft and cuddly yarn
really easy to knit and 
it doesn't split on you...

I had gotten this quite
a while ago and I 
don't know if it is still
available. 

I have two more balls of the same
yarn but in a different colorway
that I plan to  knit up next...
πŸ‘΅πŸ‘
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Knitting has kept my hands 
busy these "resting" days.

For those of you who have
asked:

My MRI results showed
a herniated disc that is
causing my sciatica...
So...
Next up will be an
epidural 
(to be scheduled,
soon I hope).

I hope this will allow me
to get back to walking
without pain.
πŸ™πŸ™†
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Tom is making beef barley soup
for our dinner tonight;
I will make a tossed 
salad to accompany it...
I am trying to eat lightly as
I have been so sedentary...

I hope this finds you all healthy
and able to sew away...

I am off to ice my back and
do some light stretches...

Hugs, Julierose,
La blageuse
(getting-impatient-euse!)



Saturday, January 8, 2022

LONG TIME NO SEE...

 
I have been knitting away on 
my
 long Winter socks; and 
I turned the heel 
this week
 
And I am working my way down
the foot now...

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I have been reading
while resting...

I πŸ’– this
Homer Kelly
series..
really good
and also
very funny
;D

AND

I got this for Christmas
by another one of my 
favorite authors:
↡↡↡↡
I have yet to start this
collection of short
stories...

ALSO
I am
doing one of these
per day
↴↴↴
I am almost finished
with this volume and
have one more puzzle 
to solve...

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My week has filled with doctor
appointments....
s i g h πŸ‘€πŸ˜•

First, I went to see my 
primary care physician on
Monday--
who sent me to an orthopedic
specialist--
where I had a series of 
back twisting and
ankle turning 
X-RAYS
Ouch!!
πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘ΊπŸ‘½

Sooo
the upshot is
 that
I am scheduled for 
an MRI this coming Thursday
the 13th 
(ummm... 
glad it's 
not Fri 13th!!)

To see exactly what has
been going on for these
past pain filled 6 months!!!

Wish me luckπŸ‘©πŸ’πŸ˜Ÿ
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We had 6" of snow yesterday
and it was 14 degrees here
this morning...
Glad I am an 
"Indoor Snow Bunny"
hahaha

I may be absent for a
while but I am reading
posts and commenting...

Sadly no 
sewing going on
as yet...
😭😭😭

hugs, Julierose,
La Blageuse
(in-waiting-mode-euse)










Friday, December 31, 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR ALL

 
May this New Year
bring you "J O Y! "

{I have chosen 
"J O Y" 
as my word
for this New Year}

hugs, Julierose,
La Blageuse
(joyeuse)



Friday, December 24, 2021

MERRY CHRISTMAS

 

S N O W
glorious
S N O W

M E R R Y 
C H R I S T M A S 
A L L 

hugs, 
Julierose,
La Blageuse
(Festive-euse)

Thursday, December 23, 2021

12 DRUMMERS DRUMMING -FINALE

 
Santa Deer is 
waiting in
anticipation
for the finale!!

TAH-DAH!!
↨↨↨
{clickety-click click
to read the poem}
A lovely ornament
to adorn our tree....

And, isn't this a 
heart warming story..
↡↡
Just perfect for 
we two
musicians
at
Christmas!

Thanks for all your
wonderful gifts,
You made our
run-up to
Christmas a very 
MERRY
one...
πŸ‘«
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Tom says:
"Why, it's a
Tower 
of Flower"
πŸ˜πŸ˜‚
This is sure a tall one!!

But look at the flower
that bloomed overnight
⇊⇊
Isn't it just
spectacular?

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Tom is busy making
chili for Sunday
Lucky me!
 A guy who loves 
to cook...

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I will be signing off 
for a few days to
hopefully 
recuperate more....

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I wish you all a warm and
wonderful
and safe 
Christmas

From our hearts
to yours
πŸ’žπŸ’“πŸ’–
Hugs, Julierose,
La Blageuse
(Grateful-euse)












Wednesday, December 22, 2021

ELEVEN PIPERS PIPING, et al

 
Hmmmmm
Just an envelope
this time....
?????
And
VOILA!!
πŸ‘―
{click to read 
today's poem}
thank you again!! 

How cute...
A wonderful new
cookie to make...
I love new recipes...

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Amaryllis is 
really emerging
🌱↴↴↴
Looks like it will be
a double bloom....
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I Wish you all
a lot of
↡↡↡↡


This Holiday Season

My holiday projects have all 
had to be put on hold
for now. 
My Grinch this year
is Mr. Sciatica...
πŸ‘½πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ώ

Hugs,
Julierose, La Blageuse
(on-a- rainy-day-euse)
Still no snow...
☃⛄🌨







Tuesday, December 21, 2021

TEN LORDS A' LEAPING, et al

 
Leaping???
For What???
↻↻↻
↶↶↶↶
[Click to see today's
little poem]
Oooh I can see why
now...
YUM!!

On a sad note:
❤❤❤❤
Please take a
moment to send
a little prayer out
to DAWN
as her husband Rich
passed away yesterday..
thank you
❤❤❤❤

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Amaryllis progression
It is coming along..
Hoping it will be as
beautiful as the picture
on the box...

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Hugs to all, 
Julierose, La Blageuse
(feeling-sad-euse)
❤❤❤