Monthly Archives: October 2011

Missin’ my critters

While I was in St. Louis, my main responsibility was to feed my daughter’s animals, three dogs and two cats.  They were great company and I miss their morning kisses already.  Well, from the dogs, anyway.  The cats were a … Continue reading

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Country By Design knit place mats

This is the last project that I finished before I left for St. Louis.  This place mat, which is one of two, is made by knitting strips of fabric together, just like yarn.  The only difference is that I just … Continue reading

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Country By Design news

I’m headed home tomorrow and although I have had an amazing time here in St. Louis, I’m ready to go back. I had to run some errands this afternoon so I stopped  by the sewing machine shop.  Mine still isn’t … Continue reading

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Originally posted on stitchknit:
I’ve been thinking alot about creativity lately and doing some things to maximize what seems to be a teensy little bit of brain matter here this week!   (had a 4 day school week last week………..resulting in…

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Originally posted on OurParents:
Ohio is getting its first two Green House nursing homes, reports The Courier, a newspaper in Findlay, OH. Green House facilities are smaller and more homelike than traditional ones. The Courier describes them this way: Each resident will…

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On “vacation”, sort of

I’ve been in St. Louis all week, staying at my daughter’s house.  She is on vacation, and I am taking care of her “kids”, two cats and three dogs.  They have really been good, and have given me some “time … Continue reading

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What’s new at Country By Design

I’ve been watching the Cardinals play in the World Series in the evenings this week instead of keeping up with my posts.  I have gotten some quilting done.  Not as much as I wanted to, but not too shabby. As … Continue reading

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