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Monday, January 23, 2012

Weekly Update

I was on the road coming home on Sunday, so was to tired to post last evening when I did get home.
I went to my 92 year old Aunts graveside services on Saturday in Killeen, Texas. She was the last child in my Mother's family(5 girls and 1 boy) to pass. Auntie never had children, so her 5 nieces and 1 nephew were her children. We spent many summer with her and Unc. We cousins had a good time later on remembering good time spent growing up with her. I am now the oldest in our family tree on both my Father's and Mother's tree.
I didn't get to stitch Sat or Sunday, hopefully, I will have more time to stitch this week. Here are pictures of my WIP pieces that I did stitch on last week:
The Alphebet Samplings Book-With My Needle
 ABCs of Aging Artfully-Lizzie Kat
 November Snowman-Vermillion
 The Halloween House-U Michaels
 Myself and my cousins. We are the new generation of my Mother's family-the Storys.
Happy stitching,

16 comments:

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

You are making great progress on your L*K piece! I'm sorry about your aunt. It sounds like you have wonderful memories of her, though!

stitchesnscraps said...

I am so sorry to hear about your aunt. But it's nice that you got to spend time with your cousins, no matter the circumstance. As always your stitching is lovely! Thanks for sharing!

Melissa J.

Linda said...

Great progress Joyce. I love them all. Sorry to hear about your aunt.

Linda

June E. Bull said...

Sure enjoy your blogs. I too am 72 and wish I had the energy that you exude. I can hardly believe your projects for this year. I have quite a list, although I have a lot more in the background that are UFOs or want-to's but don't dare list them all or I'll lose my desire to do anything.

I am sorry to hear of your loss. We just lost my partner's brother this week. He was a few days short of his 85th birthday. I always called him the Energizer Bunny because he was always going. He went out quickly which was a blessing, I believe.

Keep up the good work. I have finished Florentine Fancy this year, an EAC course. I'm now doing a UFO called Seymour Snow by Lorri Birmingham, and I've just got some beads together to knit a purse called "Sylvia".

All the best, June in NB, Canada

EvalinaMaria said...

Your stitching look lovely. Sorry to hear about your auntie, sounds like she was a lovely person.

Thank you for sharing pictures of your family.

{{{hugs}}}

Vicky L said...

Very nice stitching! I love how November Snowman is coming out. I am sorry to hear about your aunt. I had visited Killeen in 2010,visiting friends by Ft. Hood.

Deb said...

Warm thoughts for you and your lovely family. Always enjoy your updates, Deb

Denise SA said...

Sorry about your Aunt but glad you had a good time with your cousins, family is so important. Great sewing as usual.

Lesleyanne said...

Great progress on your projects. Sorry to hear about your aunt.

cucki said...

so sorry to hear about your aunt..
great progress on your projects xxx

Mouse said...

sorry to hear about your aunt ... your memories sound lovely ... may be you ought to write them down ??
lovely work on all your wips :)
love mouse xxxx

Patches said...

Lovely stitching. Sorry for the loss

dixiesamplar said...

So sorry for your loss! And what a lovely photo of you & the cousins...

Nice progress on the WIPs...can't wait to see more :o)

Valerie Kalyani said...

So sorry for your loss Joyce, it so hard losing our elders. I am glad you were able to see your family and share some time together. You look like a fun bunch. :>)

mdgtjulie said...

I'm sorry to hear of your aunt's passing. It's so sad when we lose a family member. Have said a prayer for your family. Love the family piccy too. You don't look like the oldest anything, lol. And grats on your progress this week. Hopefully, you'll get more stitching time this week.

Kate said...

Great progress on your wips.
Sorry to hear about your Aunt.