Ox Y Moron
It rolls beautifully round the tongue.
Its meaning is rather like a meaning of life, no, not 42 ... but rather two contradictory things simultaneously. Sharp and dull. Busy and bored. Nothing done yet productive.
My loved one is still in hospital so I have been driving everyday to a hospital in a different city. This is only N Ireland, it is not as far away as it sounds. There has not been much time or energy for anything else. No day trips, long walks yet I have finished one quilt, tidied up another and made progress on a couple of other things. Now, that's an oxymoron.
I have finished Mr Cool!! I actually thought it was finished last week, but Mr Cool asked it be properly finished before being officially handed over to him. He knows me too well. These quilts are intended to be sat on in the garden, not sat under. When I looked at the back of the completed complementary Mrs Hot Hot Hot I saw that most of the underneath threads were unburied. That is now rectified. This photo is just a teaser, Mr Cool is peeking out from the background of our indoor sofa. Mr Cool is out pursuing his football team, again. Tomorrow I hope to get some garden photos.
The sewing my stash continues, I have made good progress on my Shimmer Snowflake Quilt in Quilting Jet Girl's quilt a long. No photos today, but I hope to piece together this week. All my squares in a square are trimmed and ready to go, even the ones that didn't measure up and were corrected. All the rectangles are labelled and in a neat pile. Not like me to be so organised.
Our not having any day trips last week was a day spent at a local beer festival, at Hilden Brewery. I last went there 30 years ago. I may have been pregnant or had two tiny babies. In any case, I wasn't drinking, was very tired and found it a long day. My husband remembered he had to get the car out of the tight parking space so the non drinker could drive home! This time I was neither pregnant, had small children nor was driving. We have discovered the train and this time out I had a great day out. We found a table in front of the main stage and really didn't leave it for the next 8 hours.
A little shopping may have taken place this week. I nipped into town with the daughter to buy a pattern to make a straight skirt. We had the perfect pattern before, but I have "mislaid" it. We went to buy the same pattern but bought a flippy skirt this time. Hopefully the violet flowered Liberty fabric bought at the start of the summer will by some miracle turn into a flippy floppy skirt.
And here's the Tula Free Spirit I bought last week.
Look it matches the Tula Free Spirit I got from Lucy the Charm About You in June when she paid it forward to me. Now it will be my turn to pay it forward, I will blog about this last week.
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