Sunday, February 26, 2012

what am I doing????

I've noticed that I'm not posting near as often as I used to.  It's been close to three weeks since my last entry.  So what have I been doing?  Nothing earth shattering that should keep me away from my adoring public, so I will do better.  :)

I have  been reading a bit.  At the library the other day, I came across some books by Nancy Atherton.  She has a series featuring Aunt Dimity, nice little cozy mysteries.  I've read  3 of them now, and she's a good read.  I wish I could have read them in sequence, but the library didn't have all of them available to be that picky.  Fortunately it doesn't put a damper on the story line, but since some of  the characters are continued throughout the series, it just puts me ahead of the game when I do read a book that features them.   The picture on the left is her newest release.

My QB group met here yesterday.  Sorry, no pictures.   Originally a group of 4 of us who get together once a month to work on whatever projects command our attention, this week there were 7 of us.  Kay worked on some mending, Carolyn on her beading, Linda on some hand quilting, and I helped Lisa with her t-shirt quilt she's making.  Marciel was taking in how to do the t-shirt quilt for one she's started, and Wendy brought along a 23-year old baby quilt project.  Boy, when that one's finished, she ought to get some kind of award for finishing a UFO!  (That's an unfinished object.)  After a nice little potluck lunch, we each got in close to 3 hours of project time, along with laughter and camaraderie.  I'm glad these ladies are in my life.

I've also expanded my horizons in the musical direction.  Since the Grammys were held recently, there's been some buzz about Adele.   She sang at least one of her songs during the show, "Rolling in the Deep",  and I really liked it so I bought the CD.  And then, technologically advanced that I am, I put it on my Ipod.  I have a playlist, named QB Ladies, that has a couple of hours of listening pleasure, and she's been added to the list.  I picture it coming in handy when I'm walking (hey, I have big aspirations even if its not a regular practice right now) because its got a good beat to it.

 Speaking of walking, I'm not prone to regular exercise.  Yes, I recognize the benefits of it, I just don't make the best effort.  So, in an effort to do better, I've ordered a dvd of chair exercises for seniors.  I can't believe that I'm putting this in print.  I remember years ago taping a chair exercise show for my mother to help her get some movement, and now here I am.  Wish me luck.

Guess that's it for now.  Hopefully it won't be 3 weeks  before I'm on here again.


suz said...

Wow! I'm impressed with all you have done. And I will be reading the cozy series. Next trip to the library I'll check them out. Have fun.

Anonymous said...

So glad You do what you do,perhaps I will aspire to do as much
keep it up from an Idaho fan