This past week was not one I would like to repeat. It included my washing machine (9 years old) blowing up beyond repair. Thankfully, since it was an HE, there wasn't that much water that leaked onto the floor.
My Mom had a middle of the night medical emergency that had her tranferred to a hospital 90 minutes away, as the local hospital didn't have the specialists she needed. She is improving every day and we are hopeful that she will be closer to home soon.
The worst news was that my retreat buddy Terry Atkinson has tragically lost her precious daughter Megan to an unknown heart condition--so, so sad. Losing a child is just inconceivable and terrible--I can only imagine her pain.
There was one bright spot this week: teaching a fun group of ladies on Wednesday how to applique.
Eight new converts--yes!
I haven't had much chance to get any sewing in since Wednesday. We have been making the three hour round trip to the hospital to sit with my mother most days and I haven't been in the mood to do much hand sewing.
I was able to get a little start on my Temecula Stars (Countdown To Christmas) while waiting for our new washer to be delivered Saturday morning:
|I have four made, so I guess I'm right on schedule....|