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Monday, March 19, 2012
Busy Spring Days, Iris, and A Rainbow
Pretty spring days absolutely energize me. I start my day drinking
coffee on the porch these warm sunny mornings, then head to the craft
room. My latest wall hanging is a reversible one patch quilt using the tumbler
block. I finished it during this week's thunderstorms and hail. Tumbling Sea and Sandon one side and Hexes
Afloat on the back.
is so much to do in spring, I just love this season and it makes me so happy! I've been
inspired to clean house, start restocking the camper, wash my car,
weed flower beds, and pull out a few of my lighter clothes. We've
had the windows open and laundry drying on the line. How did I get
all this done when I was working?
seem to sprout almost as fast as the grass, weeds and flowers. Have
you noticed that everything is coming in about two weeks ahead of
schedule? We already mowed our grass, and this early iris bloomed yesterday.
luck of the Irish was with us on St. Patrick's Day. Even though
several thunderstorms rumbled throughout the day, we enjoyed seeing a
perfect double rainbow low in the northeast sky. It disappeared before I could get my camera.
Notion: Nature's glorious colors blend and contrast in very
pleasing combinations. Use them for home décor, crafts, makeup and
fashion. There's no prettier palette than the one right outside your
is like a rainbow. You need both the sun and the rain to make its