Mt. Rainier and Lenticular Clouds - Dec. 2008 copyright: JMM

November 2, 2018

Stormy Days and Crafts

The year is rapidly coming to a close and I wish time would slow down.  

Shadow is still coming over but she's starting to fail really fast which is heart breaking.  Russell had just finished giving her a bath and she was fast asleep under the blanket. 

We had one afternoon of really unusual weather for this area.  There were a couple of water spouts in the Canal which I didn't get pics of.  Some people got awesome video of them though and it was a sight to see.  There was a small tornado that night too about an hour northwest of us.  At our house we had thunder and a torrential downpour of ice pellets.  That's one splashing off the table.


Scary!!!!!



My daughter in law is soooo subtle.  😆

Like I'm gonna turn down that request!!!  PB fudge for Casi.

Hagrid's Hut metal model by Fascinations Metal Earth.  This one had so many teeny tiny pieces.  Took about 4 days to build.  I have to keep stopping when I get frustrated.


Finished my Hogwarts Starry Night diamond painting.  I love it.

I got this latch hook kit a few months ago.  It was intimidated by the size and was afraid I forgot how to do it.  I managed one row during the summer and took it to OH to work on in the hotel, but it never left the truck the whole time we were there.  I finally decided to do it and it took about a week of hours each day.  Once I got going, it went so much faster.  We had a nor'easter stormy day and I spent the entire day in my craft room working on this.  Thank god for You Tube for the refresher in latch hooking.  Now I need to find a pillow to stuff inside.  The back is already attached so I don't have to sew anything.

Hope everyone had a fun and safe Halloween!  Bring on Thanksgiving!!!

6 comments:

  1. those storm pics are wicked. Hard to believe it's November already.
    Have a good weekend

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    1. The day we left for vacation I guess there were tornado warnings again on the Cape. Wacky weather!

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  2. I love the painting.. it is marvelous!

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    1. Thanks Krishna! A lot of fun to make!

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  3. I'm sooo sorry to hear about Shadow. You know we had to send one of ours across the rainbow bridge and we're still mourning. It's tough. I love that picture of the raindrop. So cool!

    Elsie

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    1. Sadly Shadow crossed the bridge on Thursday morning. We were still out of town and weren't able to go with Samm. It was so very sad.

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