I can’t believe it! I missed my blogiversary by 3 days. One year ago, I posted my first blog. And boy, was it scary! Since then blogging has become easier, just as I knew it would; but that first blog, that first time putting myself out there, was really scary. But, it’s always good to step out of our comfort zone and try something new.
Since then, the blog has seen a few changes. Originally it was going to be a little bit of quilting, a little bit of homesteading, and a little bit of activities with the kids. And there has been some of all of that. But my passion really is with quilting and crochet, when I can find the time, so that is the direction I have been heading in lately and probably will continue down that path.
It’s really neat to read some of the older posts to see what was happening back then. It was 79 degrees outside today — in December! — in North Carolina! Our normal this time is year averages around 45-50. So 79 was a true blessing, and I took my computer outside and worked most of the day to take advantage of it. Then, I found it quite hilarious to read my first blog and see that it was 73 degrees that day — in December! — in North Carolina! I guess 70s aren’t all that uncommon in December after all. And in two days, they are calling for the high to be 38 with a chance of sleet and freezing rain. That is going to be a huge shock to the system! But I won’t be here… Nope, in two days I will be heading to Florida and will have this view from the deck of the cruise ship. I can’t wait!!!
Otherwise, I can’t believe how fast time is flying. I am no where near ready for Christmas, and my 13-year old continues to count down the days for me. Only 19 more days to go! Oh, joy!
I did finish one thing this week. We do an angel tree each year at work where we sponsor and buy Christmas presents for an under-privileged family in the local community. So, among other things, I crocheted a hat for a 5-year old boy in the family and that is my finish for the week. Yes, it’s a crochet finish again. Sorry, it’s just that the quilt I’m working on is HUGE and it’s going to be 2-3 more weeks before it is finished. But I am working on it as much as I can each week.