Good morning Folks ~ Here it is Tuesday already, September, and fall is coming, sooner or later, depending on where one lives.
I want to thank you all for your kind and encouraging comments.
I want to apologize to those in the medical establishment whose feelings might have been rankled or hurt by my comments in my last post about becoming hardened. I know there are kind, loving and wonderful people out there in this field taking care of others as best they can. It’s not cut out for everyone and we all do appreciate tender care in that profession.
I have really felt at peace since making my decision a week ago tomorrow. Life goes on and I am taking life one day at a time.
Yesterday morning I got up late, and by the time I thought about working outside it really was too late. It was miserable out so I just took a photo from inside my bedroom looking out into part of my main garden. There’s a path there, it’s just not seen because of all of the weeds and overgrowth. Today I have a lunch date with two friends and did not want to wear myself out in the garden getting started on taking care of the paths, so here I am. I’ll take another picture afterwards. What a mess. Dealing with plantar fascitis has also slowed me down. I’m looking forward to cooler weather, and my feet are feeling better, so in time this will get done. Just one of the many outdoor projects that need doing.
Oh how I miss my dear husband. For motivation, for us working together as a team, for love and encouragement, given and received, for so many different reasons. He’s in a much better place though, cheering me on in my walk of faith and that makes me smile and gives me peace. I can just hear and picture him cheering me on. One day we will be reunited. I had a nice quick dream about him the other night. He had given me a gift, wrapped in brown craft paper and had written a note using a black magic marker, saying he loved me still. I then woke up, so I didn’t get to see what the gift was, but reading that he ‘loved me still’ was the gift, in my mind and I woke up with a smile on my face, and joy in my heart. Our 47th anniversary is the day after tomorrow. I am thankful for the love we shared together in our 43 years of marriage.
I finished the beaded heart I was working on. Seed and bugle beads, and fresh water pearls. I made the crocheted border also.
The next heart I started by tracing pattern onto tissue paper, pinning it to the fabric, then doing an outline stitch through the tissue paper.
Then came peeling the paper away from stitching.
Next, the work I’ve done so far, with gold edging. I’m just winging it, not set way of doing this.
Ok, that’s it from Plum Cottage. I need to get up out of my chair and get going for the day. May you all have a great week.
‘Love is Forever’