Sunday, July 12, 2009

Finally a Sunny Week!

We are finally getting some sunny weather. Today was the first time that I had to water the flowers in my little flower garden since the middle of June. From then to the first of this week, it has been foggy and misty and rain every single day. It was so damp that it brought a whole new crop of mosquitoes and black flies. However, I was out with DH today and we washed both the truck and the vehicle and I did not get one bug bite. It really was lovely.

I now have all the pieces cut out for my next quilt and I have been marking them and getting them ready to be sewn. I still have to get a piece of material in a blue shade to make up one of the small borders. I never knew how hard it is to match up blues. There are so many different shades of blue. One of these days, I will take a picture of a made up square so you folks will be able to see the start of this quilt.

We are planning a camping trip to St. Martins in New Brunswick next week. Next weekend, it is their Old Home Week and they usually have a yard sale from one end of the town to the other. Almost every house has something out. Quite a few of them are into making craft items and so they have those craft items for sale. It is fun to walk through and see what people have for sale.

We have had a couple of duck families going up and down the Lake. The ducklings are getting quite big now and it is almost impossible to distinguish between them and the mother duck. We also have a big family of Canada geese. We have to keep watch on the geese because they try to come on our lawn and because of the mess they leave behind, we don't want them on the lawn.

We just finished watching NASCAR Sprint cup racing, it was quite a finish. I enjoy that racing as much as my DH does. It is a good thing we are nighthawks as the last two weekends, the races did not finish until 12:30 or 1:00 a.m. I may be a nighthawk but I am not a morning person.

Hope everybody is having a Great Weekend! Also hope this nice weather stays for a while longer, we are enjoying it.


Karen said...

we went to a bird sanctuary a few years back and got chased by Canada geese lol they can nip!!!!!
looking forward to seeing your new quilt, have fun next week

Kathy said...

A yard sale in the whole town! My idea of heaven! Hope you enjoy your vacation. Maybe your good weather will continue. July is usually our hottest month, but this year it has been quite pleasant.

brokenfairy said...

I do hope you take a pic, I would love to see the start of it.

Alberta said...

Ahhh Mumzy...I love that you are sharing all your rain with us. Things are finally greening up and losing that crunchy texture! So glad you got our sunshine for a while...enjoy it for as long as you would like!

Pumpkin said...

Well right now you are in the middle of yard sale haven. Hope you found some interesting stuff :o) Can't wait to hear about it.

Reading about the lake makes me homesick. I do hope we can get there in August. That is, if you're going to be home. LOL!

~Tammy said...

I love hearing about your quilting. That is something I would love to do one of these days, but I don't have a clue what to do or how. I wish I had tapped in to my grandma's knowledge when she was quilting. She even had my grandfather helping her before he passed.

Good luck keeping the geese off the lawn. Yucky geese mess. :)