Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Stormy night

Here's the materials I picked out for the spool blocks in my next swap block.  I ended up exchanging that light green on the end for a darker green.  Did a lot of cutting last night for those two blocks.  Each 12" block will have 16 spool blocks in it that measure 3-1/2" square.  This morning I had about 10 minutes before I had to leave for work so I went up and put together a couple little pieces.  Fun!

When I got to work a friend who works at a sister office had left me some pieces to put together for a tee shirt quilt.  Since this is a paid job, I'm kind of glad I didn't get Roll Roll Cotton Boll loaded on Gemma.  Would like to get this one on and off quickly.  First I will need to sew the top together.  My friend cut 7 of 9 pieces and backed them with fusable, so a good part of that work is done at least.

We had quite a storm blow in over night.  The temp dropped from 80 to 30!  Brrr!  We had wind, rain, and snow.  Winter is not done with us yet.  Chicago has had over 75" of snow this winter!

I have something on my mind that is totally unrelated to quilting so if you don't want to be bothered reading any further, I totally understand, but I have to get this out.  After work yesterday, on my short drive home, I was thinking that some people always have to be 'negative'.  Nothing good ever happens to them, there is always something going wrong that they must complain about, and the glass is always half empty.  Oh, and it's always 'all about them'.  I am not that kind of person and there are times when it's difficult not to say to these individuals that they really need to step back and reevaluate things to find the good in their lives.  I also get very frustrated with people that are only happy when they are making others miserable.  How shallow is that?  It's like poison seeping into my soul when I am around these kinds of people.

Okay, I'm done with my mini rant.

1 comment:

Lynley said...

I think your mini rant is quite justified - there is something very draining about people who look on the negative side all the time! Mind you I am a bit like that because I worry so much about everything going horribly wrong but I try to keep it to myself :) And you can never tell these people to look on the bright side, it just makes them really offended as well as everything else...