I have her retirement gift back from the framer. DH got a box made especially to fit it today from the packaging store (it is 18" x 18"). Now I need to get to the store to find some nice wrapping paper, tissue paper for inside, etc. I'll give it to her next week at the retirement luncheon we're having for her at a local restaurant. I KNOW I took some photos of it, but darned if I can find them right now. So, guess the photo will have to come in another update. It is the Hummel 'Ring Around The Rosie' I finished up the backstitching on recently.
My first cataract surgery is coming up on Thursday this week. Tomorrow my work day will be engulfed with the monthly epidemiology meeting at our County Health Department, a seasonal flu shot clinic for our campus community in the morning and an H1N1 clinic in the afternoon. I'm tired already just thinking about it! A fair portion of Wednesday will be spent at the hospital getting all the pre-op lab tests, X-rays, EKG, etc. done before my back surgery on December 14.
But, I wanted to at least post a little stitching update. I haven't worked on the Snowman Welcome Banner for a week, but here's my update on it from November 21.
While we were at our son's house for Thanksgiving (Wednesday-Sunday), I did get some stitching in. I finished up the stitching on my entry for TGOSM Challenge #1. I did the finishing after work today (see the entry below).
I've been working on an Elvis project for my DH for Christmas. No idea where I found this chart; somewhere on the Internet. The printout I have says it was printed in 2006. Long story about why Elvis. I'll save that for another day.
This is the progress I made on Friday. NO Black Friday shopping for us!
OK, that's it for now. I need to get off to bed. One last thing, I love to read everyone's blogs and posts, but at the moment, simply haven't had time to comment nearly as often as I'd like. I sure hope the new year brings some peace to my life! After all the surgeries in December, I sure hope to go into 2010 with a whole new outlook on life.
Vicki in CO