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Friday, February 17, 2017

Where is the month going?

And why do I have to go with it?

I can't believe we are more than half way through the month of February.  I know its a short month, but must it go by so fast?

I've been really bad at doing anything this month.  I sit at home and look at all kinds of WIP that are begging to be worked on, and I want to stitch, but the thought of having to actually pull something out just exhausts me, so I don't.  I'm hoping to change that mind set this weekend and work on SOMETHING at home.

I've been pretty good about stitching on my lunch hour while watching Criminal Minds, although today I watch the last episode of the last season :( .  Anyway, I decided I really didn't like the look of the green in the grass.  The contrast between the two trees were a little too much, even though the colors were pretty close to the color of the canvas.   It took me a whole lunch out to cut it all out, but I was really happy that I did.  I'm still debating the yellow in the brick road.  However haven't convinced myself that it's bad enough to take out, yet.  I really like the new grass area a lot better.  Even makes the brick road look at little bit better :)  Don't you think?

Not sure what I want to do for the sky yet.  The area is small so it will be hard to do anything with too much of a pattern.  I have beads for the medium green on the city.  I'm hoping that will make the city pop out a little bit more.  You can't tell, but the light green has a shine to it as well as the green int he grass.

For Christmas my hubby got me a fitbit.  So I've been tracking my steps each day.  Some days I do well and others not so good.  My goal is 8,000 steps a day, most days I'm up around 5,000, on days I go to the gym and walk I hit the 8,000 mark and a couple of times I've even hit 10,000!!  My daughters are doing it too, so we connected our scores so we can encourage each other.  I didn't walk today, but will go in the morning.

We are getting much needed rain here in Sunny Cal, almost to the extent of too much, almost I said.  It has lead to some major mudslides and flash flooding but nothing that has impacted us.

Well going to surf for a minute - lurk on other's blogs and work on getting my stitch mojo at home going.   I love Friday nights, I can stay up late :), but given the sound of rain, I might just make it an early night.

Sandy





6 comments:

  1. Beautiful work and sorry you had to take so much out, but the new greens do look really nice together.

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  2. Not that the first bit of grass looked bad, but I really like the way you changed it!
    Good for you and the fitbit, I still haven't found one I like yet.

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  3. I loved my fitbit - it really kept me walking. I lost it. Took it off and can't find it anywhere. I like your yellow brick road. and the changes to the green

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  4. It didn't impact us either luckily but I already miss it and it's only been sunny for a week. Great change in the grass!

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  5. Great progress this month! Thank you for sharing the how to on the sprats head stitch, I don't think I've done that one before.

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