We are at the end of November and another year is almost over. While most people are thinking about shopping for Christmas presents and stacking them under the tree. I'm thinking about other things, like what 2024 will bring and can I really work another year? While I love Christmas, most of the time it's just hubby and I and we don't get each other anything. We both have what we need and as you age your wants become less. I was getting something to eat at a Taco Bell and the young man chatted with me while he waited for our order to be assembled. I asked if he was going to have the weekend off, and he said no, he picks up all the hours they will give him because there are things he wants in life. Then he looked at me and said, at your age you probably have everything you want. To smiled and told him NO, we have what we need and are happy. I think he thought about that for a minute and realize as Mitch Jaggard says "you can't always get what you want, but just sometimes. you get what you need". So we will continue to care for my parents and enjoy our life.
The question this month asked by Measi at WIPocalypse, which is the group both in FaceBook and a blog for all of us who feel the need to complete our WIPS before the world ends, or ends for us anyways, is:
So what have I actually stitched this month?
Here is what I've done, but not in the order they were worked on, just in the order that the picture uploaded.
I started the house on it and will get the rest of the outline of the block in the next time it comes out. Doesn't look like much yet, but soon.
My daughter will need to fill this huge stocking for him, so that is her problem. I also got them a stocking hanger that stands on its own. The fireplace now has a TV mounted over it and the previous stocking holders no longer have room to sit on it.