Sunday, July 22, 2012

Catch-up

To be honest, I haven't felt like blogging over the last few months.  I have been keeping up with everyone's posts in Google Reader though even if I haven't replied to many of you.   Now that life has resumed to normal for me, I have far too many other things to do other than blog!!

Tony and I have just had a holiday in Hawaii. Oh my gosh, I loved this place.   Since we are in the middle of winter here the warm tropical climate was just divine. I tortured myself my leaving the weather app on my phone and checking it for the next 2 weeks after we got home.  I am already saving for my next holiday there.... did have to buy an extra suitcase for all my shopping though, gulp! 

Overlooking Haunamu Bay...amazing snorkelling


I have been sewing...lots of bee blocks and I have just joined the Tetris Quilt-along that  Melissa is hosting. I chose Kona solids in bright colours. 


First block in the Tetris QAL


Sarah has had the last stage in her journey and had her plate removed from her broken femur a month ago. It all seems like such a age ago and you would hardly believe that 8 months ago, she was unconscious in intensive care.  The human body is an incredible thing.


Sarah a couple of hours after her op.


She has been cutting up fabric today and making wheat bags.  I think we might have a new quilter in the making....

6 comments:

  1. Oh so good to hear from you - just thinking about you the other day, and so many days. Hawaii is my dream destination - lucky you! Oh, sweet pea - reminds me of my daughter - always pookie bear was with her thru all trauma.

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  2. Great to hear from you and see all is well

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  3. Good to see you back here Deb! Your Hawaiian holiday sounds divine and I'm just a little envious. Pleased that your daughter is well on the way to full recovery.

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  4. Wow, your daughter is a trooper. So glad to hear her recovery is going well. I love your tetris block. The solids look fantastic!!!

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  5. Glad to see that Sarah is getting better all the time! May I ask what a wheat bag is? Another bag to bring things back in - what happened to that sort of bag from your trip over here last year. My best g/f from Canada has just left with my single Irish Chain off the guest room bed :) I must dash and update my blog. The Tetris block is unique - I love it!

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  6. So happy to hear that your daughter is close to putting this all behind her! Give her an extra hug from Canada! She is a real trooper!

    I'm so envious of your Hawaiian trip - it is on my bucket list!

    Tetris is sooo cool! Can't wait to see the finished quilt! How big is it going to be?

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