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Thursday, December 27, 2007

Me & Mrs Goodneedle!

Howdy from Winston Salem!!

We arrived yesterday, and took Jeff to see the new house and to pick out his room ;c) He loves the house and the area and can hardly wait to move here!

It was great for me to see the house for a second time as well. The first time through we had seen so many houses that they were all blurring together in my mind. So this was a good refresher, and I could take a closer look at things.

I still like it! Cosmetics aside, It's going to be a comfy house and I found myself going room to room thinking up what I will put where, how to arrange furniture, what will fit and what won't, etc. We will probably be here within 4 to 6 weeks.

Today was the best day of all! I got to meet with Mrs Goodneedle and hit a couple of quilt shops! We also kidnapped Mrs G's well mentioned friend, Quilt Keemosabe...and drug her out to lunch with us. FUN FUN FUN!!

I was completely lost as to where any place they took me was in relation to anywhere else we had been, but I do know that we passed the place where the guild meetings are held! It's all going to come together and be just fine :c) I know this is where I am supposed to be.

Jeff and I head back home to Irmo tomorrow. He has to be back to work tomorrow afternoon, and I have work waiting for me as well. It's been a quick trip but a good one. Hopefully the next time I come up here it will be to STAY!

15 comments:

  1. Very nice meeting you today. Hope you will be very happy in WS. We are all excited to have another quilter living here amongst us!!
    Have a safe trip home and a Very Happy New Year. J

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  2. See Bonnie??? I knew you'd have a network before you got settled in. Congratulations and Happy New Year!

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  3. Looks like you are ready to go on your new journey. Hope you have a Happy New Year.

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  4. Awww... it was a great day for ME too! Safe travels and hurry back SOON!

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  5. Can't wait to meet you. Quiltkeemosabe gave into the shop (after lunch with you & Ms.GN.) so excited about her kniting book purchase. WS is a fun town to live in. We have LOTS of guilters. Save travels home & back to your new home in a few weeks.

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  6. I'm so glad you had a good trip! I've never moved so the whole process just overwhelms me!

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  7. Bonnie, glad to hear that things are working out well with the move. For me, just having things settled helped a lot, knowing where we were going to live and when I'd actually move was a lot easier to handle than all the indecision.

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  8. that's great news, esp about Jeff being excited to move there. I'm so glad there are quilters there for you. drive home safely.

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  9. glad to hear everything went well. VERY GOOD news Jeff likes it too. What fun meeting Mrs Goodneedle too and a bit of quilt shopping..
    Kathie

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  10. Oh Bonnie this is a Gold Star moment!

    LeeHaven is so very very happy for all the good stuff you are sharing.

    ...and to share time with Mrs. Goodneedle. Talk about a blessing!

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  11. We can't wait to have you in WS...I bought several yards of boxer fabric the other day thinking what a cute scrappy baby quilt they would make, and it sounds like you are just the resource I need to get started! Hope the move goes well for you and your family, can't wait to meet you.

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  12. You couldn't have two better tour director's than Mrs. G and Quilt Keemosabe. They will surely get you into all kinds of quilt mischief along with the rest of us. I'm looking forward to meeting you!

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  13. Sounds a good place to move to and what a bonus having a quilt contact before you even get there - I hope it all goes smoothly and it won't be long before you're there and settled

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  14. Great to hear that it's just as nice as you thought it was!

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  15. Bonnie -- congrats on getting the house (I'm playing catch-up with blogs here) and that your son loves it! Now that the uncertainty is over, you can enjoy some of the adventure part!!!

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