Archive | January, 2022

Before and After

January 30, 2022

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Before and After

Ok, thanks to daylight, I can show the photos. Here is the ‘before’, with a red ottoman and blue couch pillows: Here’s the ‘after’: I sewed two small pillowcases out of the fabric, but since I don’t know how to sew zippers, they are just sewn shut. The big pillows are in new pillowcases from […]

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‘During’

January 30, 2022

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'During'

I made the cushion cover for the trunk yesterday, but I didn’t take an ‘after’ photo, and it’s too dark to get a good photo this morning. I’ll try to remember to do it later today and show you tomorrow. With the previous cushion, it was just a block of foam with fabric. I kept […]

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It arrived!

January 26, 2022

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It arrived!

My not-as-expensive fabric has arrived! Now I just have to get off my butt and recover the trunk. We’ll see what happens with the rest of it. I thought about making some pillowcases, but we’ll see……. (Sorry about the flash photo. I took the picture early this morning.)

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Who am I?

January 25, 2022

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Who am I?

I believe when the story left off, Lloyd and I had just had lunch with his brother Aaron in Jefferson City. After that I drove us to Kansas City, while we struggled to stay awake. On the way, Lloyd booked a hotel, and we went in to crash for a little while before going to […]

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A very, very full weekend

January 23, 2022

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There was a lot going on this weekend. I closed up the center on Friday and went right to Trivia Night. It’s a very good fundraiser that makes a bunch of money, encourages the participants to drink, and is overall very fun….. but it goes on so long. It wasn’t over until 10:45! (That wouldn’t […]

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I wish I had bought it much earlier.

January 19, 2022

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I wish I had bought it much earlier.

Happy Birthday, Sam! I think about camping so, so much. I know I will hardly ever actually go, but I obsess about the stuff near-daily. A while back, I did not resist buying a tiny little air pump to inflate air mattresses. It’s so tiny! Yes, those are my keys, and yes, it is that […]

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