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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Let the Games begin

wait, I guess it's not this game.


I am so hooked on Whirly Words on my phone.  Anytime I have a spare minute it's my go-to fun to waste time.  I thought, when I hit 100,000 I'd be done, then it was wanting to hit 1,000,000, and then 2 MIL and so on.  I have to admit I do cheat to keep the game going, but try hard to do it on my own.  Is it increasing my vocabulary?  Nope, but I love it.  Maybe when I hit 100,000 puzzles solved I'm be bored with it.

My brother had his annual Ground Hog meal, this was the main course, the cake was the same as last year.  I miss getting to go to the celebration maybe next year.

So my Olympic challenge..........................

I've decided to work on my EarthDancer for the Endurance Challenge from Mesi's WIPocalypse.  here is where it was when the month started.  My original thought was I'd work on the over one face, neck and hand.  But when I was at my GTG stitching with the ladies I decided I needed something simple and easy, so worked on the hair instead.

 Here is where I ended up at the end of the day.  Had a moment of panic when the hair didn't match, but it only involved ripping out a couple of stitches where I had gotten over zealous.  I will pull it back out again this weekend and maybe work on the face and/or hand.  There is always a fun looking feather in her hand that will add some color to it as well.

I decided to work on this one because a while I have the angel for my youngest grandchild to work on, this one is a much older and has been promised to my young daughter for more than 10 years.  So it's about time it got some good loving.

I pulled back out my ruby slippers.  I added more yellow brick road.  I'm hoping I have enough gold to make it to the top of the shoes, then I might do green.   This is my travel/lunch time project, which means it only gets about 1/2 hr. of loving 5 days a week at most.  Or in stitcher's language - 2 thread lengths :)

The last update is my Multiplication Table - I'm working on the flowers on the left side of the chart.  I didn't like the coverage with one thread, so switched to two threads and I'm much happier with how it looks.  I've gotten different thread to work the numbers so not too worried about running out.

I'm trying to spend my loving around a little bit this month, but the EarthDancer get the bulk of the love.

Happy stitching



  1. Love the Ruby slippers.I know what you mean about spending time on one project. Try to spread the love, but it is hard!

  2. Yep, I'm hooked to a game on my phone too! It's called Jewel Temple. I play it every chance I get. The Earthdancer will be beautiful. Nice progress on your other WIPs.

  3. wow !!! it really beautiful so much.i like your good idea Thanks for the inspiration!