Actually, it is more like HEYfever for me. I spent the last couple of gorgeous days with watery eyes and way too many sneezes. I lost count on how many tissue boxes I have gone through in such a short time! I'm happy to say I'm feeling better and ready to get back to my projects...or go see some sights...or walk some cats....oh, what the heck! HEY! I feel like doing all of them!
We visited Tombstone, AZ last week after the snow storm. I did not take a lot of photos because I was too busy trying to stay warm. Walking seemed to be the best thing to do with the winds blowing freezing air right through my jacket. So, here are my best shots...
|Boothill - Billy Clanton's grave|
Of course, I took more of the animals than I did of the town or the people dressed in their old west clothes. Maybe next time... I have to admit the donkeys and the horses made for some cute photos and I'm happy I took them.
|Chomping at the bit|
|Horses were more entertaining than the stagecoach|
|You are my best friend!|
The Shop on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber
I finally decided to read Debbie's book because another reader mentioned that she enjoyed The Blossom Shop series and it was similar to the last book I read - The Amish Half-Stitched Club. This one is not as spiritually inspired which I prefer. Instead of quilters, I get to read about knitters. I don't knit, but I do love hearing about people getting together for a common interest. Plus, I love the location - Seattle, WA. It is one of my favorite cities to visit.
This story is centered around four different women. There's the new shop owner Lydia. A twice cancer survivor, Lydia decides to open A Good Yarn shop to celebrate life. To bring in customers, Lydia offers a beginners class to knit a baby blanket. An ood trio signup for her first class. Jacqueline doesn't like her daughter-in-law and soon to be mother to her first grandchild. To smooth out frayed emotions between Jacqueline, her husband, and son, she decides to try to bridge the gap by learning how to knit her grandchild a baby blanket. Carol joins because she feels this is a sign that the third and last In Vitro Fertilisation will finally take hold and she will soon be a mother too. Finally, there is Alix. She has been on the streets since she was sixteen. She joins the class to take care of her Community hours.
All four ladies learn how to mend their problems while learning how to knit during their Friday knitting classes. I really enjoyed this one and I do plan to look for some more Blossom Shop books!
Happy Quilting...or Knitting! LOL!