I didn’t work today, partly because I’m sick, yet mostly because I’m way over my hours for the month. Already. I don’t really think of myself as a workaholic, but I just find that this new job is a lot of work. A lot more work than my old job. I’m getting used to working 9-10 hours a day, and that’s not including the commute. I didn’t have any meetings scheduled today, so I planned a day off.
And I spent it sewing. Its a good day.
Here’s a block for Andrea. She’s my person this month for my quilt guild’s Adventure Block Swap. She chose a wonky churn dash block, requesting it in orange, teal and brown. This one was really fun to put together.
And here’s this month’s Sugar Block called “First Frost” except today its 65 degrees and sunny! No frost yet crosses her fingers. I just can’t believe:
1. that I’ve kept up with this block of the month series
2. is there really only one month left in 2013?
And then there are these:
bleh. I’m pretty sick of sewing these trip around the world blocks. They are easy and they come together really quickly – I’m just ready to move on to something else. I need a few more blocks before I call it done though. The quilt needs to be just a bit bigger.
Unrelated to sewing, I’m currently listening to Amy Tan’s latest, The Valley of Amazement. I’ve read most of her books and heard her interview about this book on Morning Edition last week. I like it so far. I just finished up Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein, which was beautiful and complex and well narrated. I highly recommend the book, even though it is categorized Young Adult fiction.
I’m kind of a fan of these audiobooks, and I didn’t expect to be.
Friends, that’s all I’ve got to tell you today. Happy Friday!