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    Good Morning Ladies

    The storms that rolled through Friday night and all day Saturday were quite intense. We came out of it all okay - lots and lots and lots of clean up. Sorry I didn't get in yesterday. Between church, family and etc I just didn't bother to turn on the pc. Now I see I have lots of reading to catch up on. May have to come back later on and finish reading.

    Hubs is on Spring Break this week, our company is arriving and my house is not really ready. Neither am I. But time marches on. I haven't touched my sewing machine since last week, so I am behind in everything I had planned in my head.

    Have a great day. Will try to check in later.
    Sewing mends the soul.
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    Do the math; count your blessings
    Laughing is good exercise. It's like jogging on the inside.

    http://pinterest.com/vintageprims/boards/ Unless we are creating we are not fully alive
    ~ Madeleine L'Engle


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    Morning All,

    Blondie, sometimes life goes on without sewing...haha. But when you come back to it you'll be that much more excited to get those projects out of your head and under the needle. Glad the storms didn't do any serious damage for you.

    We had a dusting of snow again last night. I need it to warm up some so I can get out there and clean up the yard and gardens.

    Bob should be coming home today, unless they change the plan yet again.

    Have a great day everyone!
    ;)Nancy

    I got a sewing machine for my husband. Good trade, huh!?!

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      #3
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      Thanks Nancy
      Still here trying to read but I have to run down to Mom's for yet another appt - this is for the eye doctor and once again the big city. If some appts were local I would let her go by herself but not to the city and not be alone period.

      Those storms y'all heard about on the news are still making big news here in the state. They seemed to be all around us (tornadoes) but we just got lots of wind and rain. The one I would be concerned with is Craftysam (Saundra) as her area was hit harder than me I think SAUNDRA, ARE YOU OUT THERE OKAY?

      We live rurally on acres and acres of wooded land. We are surrounded by huge oaks. They are ancient and drop their branches vicariously. Those trees are our biggest concern when we get this kind of weather. We didn't lose any power surprisingly. Generally anytime a bird lands on a power line, we lose it but wow, no loss.

      I am still in shock over just how many states were affected by this storm. Didn't it head up north east your way?
      Sewing mends the soul.
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      Do the math; count your blessings
      Laughing is good exercise. It's like jogging on the inside.

      http://pinterest.com/vintageprims/boards/ Unless we are creating we are not fully alive
      ~ Madeleine L'Engle

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        #4
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        glad you came thru the storms OK.
        “What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world, is and remains immortal.”

        ― Albert Pine

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          #5
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          So pleased you and yours are OK Blondie. We saw your horrific weather on our news this evening (Monday evening our time)
          and I was quite concerned. We don't have tornadoes but there has been some horrible stuff weatherwise happening here in Oz as well. Floods, cyclones and in Western Australia, bushfires.

          Here in the south of NSW we have been very, very lucky: good rains with no devastation, our dams are full, grass is green again after years of drought and sheep and cattle smiling halfway down their backs. Our granddaughter started attending an agricultural boarding school way west of here this year and on Open Day the principal said the school hasn't looked so healthy in years.

          DH and I had our annual 'flu jabs today ready for the winter onslaught and the quilts are aired ready to snuggle. Even the cat has selected his favourite quilt and possie.

          Hugs to all,

          Mary B.

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            #6
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            Good morning! Glad to hear you got through the storms okay. I was worried for you & your family Blondie with all the devastation they're showing on the news. Hope Saundra is okay too! Not sure if I've seen a post from her or not.
            Cold, rain mixed with flurries on the agenda today. I need to run a few errands today to get some things together for my DGD So I can mail her a little Easter basket. Thinking of stitching some simple items to include. There are surely some cute things out on the many blogs I love to read.
            Off to make more coffee!
            Last edited by patticakes; April 18, 2011, 07:17 AM.
            Patti
            "Like" me on Facebook @ Sweet Cherry Quilting to help spread the love of all things crafty and quilted!

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              #7
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              Good morning! Glad you came through the storms ok.

              God bless and take care everyone!

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                #8
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                Blondie, so glad you came through the storms, just sneaked online at work to see if any of you southern gals had checked in. Hope to hear from Saundra soon. The tv news was so scary, such devestation, your heart just goes out to the affected.

                My short day at work today, done at 2:30, so maybe some yard work but most likely I'll sew and try to forget about the leaves waiting for me and my rake! Wishing everyone a wonderful day!
                There's still time to change the road you're on - Led Zeppelin, "Stairway to Heaven"

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                  #9
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                  Good morning everyone.
                  My prayers are for those who are having these horrible storms. Right now it is SNOWING here. Crazy....
                  Should be hitting temps in the 60F ( 16 C) instead of 30 F (-1C) Managed to get some yard work done yesterday in between storms...rain, sleet, hail and a bit of sun. Everything yesterday.
                  I am off work this week...Yeah! Start my 2 day machine quilting class today. Very excited. Also this weekend my DH and I bought a new car...well if you can call a 1951 Plymouth Cranbrook a new car. Got it from an elderly man who had it for 30 years... mostly original but with a new motor. 2 horns one regular and the other makes a whistleing sound. That my hubby loves...men...lolplymouth cranbrook.jpg This is close to what it looks like but more of a cranberry color. Thus I have named the car...Barry
                  Well must gather my supplies....still snowing YUCK!
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                  Old quilters never die, they just go batty!

                  Your Canadian quilting sister, Shauna

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                    #10
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                    Glad and relieved to hear from you Blondie. I will pray for sam in hopes she fairs as well as you did.
                    I wish I was there and able to help you clean up. Clean up is better than no house left. Praying for all the others that did get hit hard. I'm hoping it didn't affect Laura as well. Although she says being on a mountain helps keep the storms at bay. Glad you are ok. That's a prayer answered. Hugs, Jan
                    Home, where each lives for the others and all live for God! ><(((((o>

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                      #11
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                      Nice car Shauna! My husband likes the old cars too. I bought him two 1953 Chevy's one time. He fixed them up and then sold them as we were moving to California. What a mistake that was. Took 3 years to get home. Hugs, Jan
                      Home, where each lives for the others and all live for God! ><(((((o>

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                        #12
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                        Hey everyone! We are all okay no damage to our house. We saw one coming and ran for the bathroom with a pillow for our heads and the two dogs. It missed us by two or three miles! Can't believe how many we had! Thanks go out to the radio and tv guys who kept us up to date and when to go for shelter! I went out and moved my car between the two houses hoping to save it from limbs flying and heard a roar. Told hubs that couldn't be thunder it didn't ever stop. That was the storm tearing up trees and houses! It is unreal here. So glad my family and all are safe! Thank you,Father, for watching over us and for my wonderful friends on MSQC. Saundra
                        Saundra

                        May your troubles be less and your blessings be more and nothing but happiness come through your door! God bless the USA!:icon_wave:

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                          #13
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                          Oh Saundra what a scary close call! I am so grateful you and the family escaped the damage!! We sit out here in cyberland wondering how are quilty sisters are doing when we see things like this happening in their vicinity. I always think, how would we ever know if something happened to them??
                          Anyway, glad you are safe!
                          Patti
                          "Like" me on Facebook @ Sweet Cherry Quilting to help spread the love of all things crafty and quilted!

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                            #14
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                            Whew! Yes definately Thank you Father for watching out for our Carolina girls in the storms. So glad all of you have checked in. At least I hope thats all of you. I worry so much about the storms, they missed us by miles and I flet so lucky. Hopefully the rest of the season will be much gentler on all of us.

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                              #15
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                              OMG Saundra. That must have been so scarey. So glad you and yoru family are ok.
                              ;)Nancy

                              I got a sewing machine for my husband. Good trade, huh!?!

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