Monthly Archives: August 2015

OC is home

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We moved Will into the dorms at OC on Tuesday.

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He didn’t have nearly the amount of stuff that I remember taking to school.

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We didn’t move him far, but it brought back a lot of memories of my mom bringing me to OC.  She took me 850 miles from home and I only knew about 3 other students.  At the time my mom wasn’t very impressed with the campus.

I also thought a lot about a mother and a father that went back to China and left their daughter Hannah to live with our family this year.

I’m glad OC is home.

Last quilt of the summer

 

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This is the latest quilt I made.  I inherited it partially cut out and a few blocks sewn together.  I made it to wide so I couldn’t get it on my quilt frame.  My friend Jamey quilted it for me.

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Jemma made what was supposed to be a cover for her ipad mini.  It came out a  little small for her ipad, but she decided she could use it for a pencil case.  She’s going to try and make another ipad cover soon.

While I was away

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When I went to WI with my sister and her children, Bill added shelves to the garage.

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A lot of the things we had on the floor are now up high on shelves.

Room make over

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We scraped the ceiling and painted the ceiling, and walls in Jemma’s bedroom a couple weeks ago.

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Her friend Hallie helped to decorate.  I took them to two different thrift stores, so they could look for things they could repurpose.  A few things they got at Hobby Lobby on clearance.

The round circle with a “J”, they got at the thrift store.  They painted the J on it.  They also repainted a couple of picture frames.  A couple of them we already had, one they got at the thrift store.  One of the frames they made into a chalk board.

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