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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

It's Here!!!


It arrived yesterday afternoon via UPS....and I didn't even KNOW it! I must have been in the basement and didn't hear the doorbell..because when Dave came home from work he said "Do you know there are 12 cases in the garage? I think your books are here?"

So...today is the day! I've been to the post office where I received about 11 different bins. I have to separate all the mail by zip code into said different bins. This is a lot different than it was last time, but postal proceedures have changed. And I live in a one stop light town with a one window postoffice with ONE postal employee! I can't overload her, and I promised not to....

I'm home for 2 weeks......and hope to have all the pre-orders caught up before I head to Alabama on the 3rd of Feb! Last time I sat in the dining room chair for hours and days trying to get all sent out IMMEDIATELY...and my back paid for it. Today...I'll do a couple hours in the morning....go do something else, come back maybe do some more tonight, but I'm going to be kind to my body.

Saturday is my birthday, and I have to tell you, holding this 2nd book in my hands is the best birthday present I could get!

37 comments:

  1. Yay! Congratulations and an early happy birthday! I can't wait to get my book - but take care of yourself and do it in small bits like you planned!

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  2. Oooooooooooooh I'm drooling to get my copy. Congrats Bonnie and Happy Birthday.

    Liz

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  3. Anonymous10:57 AM EST

    Yeah - I'll be waiting for my copy. Early Happy Birthday to you!

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  4. Hip, Hip, Hooray! Can't wait to get my copy.
    Linda in Southern Illinois

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  5. Congratulations and happy birthday!

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  6. Happy happy birthday Bonnie!
    What a lovely present you received, that you are sharing with the quilt world!
    Hope you get some special gifts just for you :)

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  7. Congratulations and an early happy birthday Bonnie!
    Your new book looks great. I hope it will soon be available in the Netherlands.

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  8. Oh, I'm so excited. My son pre-ordered the book for me for Christmas. He felt funny because he didn't have it to give to me on Christmas but I assured him not to worry. It will be the best gift when it does arrive.

    Happy Birthday Bonnie!

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  9. Congratulations! I can't wait to get my hands on that book. I have your first one and LOVE it. This one looks awsome too.

    And, Happy Birthday! Ok, so I'm early.

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  10. Huge congratulations to you! What a GREAT birthday present. Can't wait till my copy makes it's way to the west coast.....

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  11. Congrats and Happy Birthday! I'll be watching for the mailman, but take it slow like you said!

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  12. woohoo, wheeeeee!!!! congrats! and happy birthday

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  13. Congratulations, I am so happy for you! Have a wonderful birthday.
    Also, thanks for the tip on adding an email address to the dashboard, I am knew to blogging.

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  14. Do not over stress yourself!!! We have no idea how long this book will take to get to us, and we honestly don't want you to end up with a sore back or huring in anyway!!!! It will be in the mail, when it's in the mail - so I am very glad you are going to ease into sending out this baby of yours!!!
    I am so excited for you!!! this is a wounderful gift - and it's your birthday too!!!
    Saw your colum in the 'Quiltmaker'!!! Oh Bonnie!!! this is so wounderful to watch and see all your dreams come true!!! I will be watching the post office - I love getting gifts!!! (even if I do pay for them myself!!!!)

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  15. Congratulations...can't wait til mine arrives (take your time, no back issues!) and Happpy Birthday!

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  16. happy early birthday. I just put my order in for both of your books. I can't wait to get them. I have passed along your website to many a quilter as your instructions are so clear and make sense. have fun in Alabama!

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  17. Bonnie, you must be so thrilled! I am. I can hardly wait to see this book! And Happy Birthday! My birthday is Tuesday the 26th. So, I guess you are another Aquarius. Have a great birthday and I hope a slightly restful two weeks at home!

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  18. Hey Bonnie girl....indeed a lovely birthday present! What are you doing for your birthday?

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  19. sound like you got alot going on, CONGRATULATION! A BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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  20. I will put in and order now. Will that be too much for you? I can wait if you are overload. I have your first book and would like this one too. How exciting and BIG CONGRATS! - Hugs Nat

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  21. Alabama? Where? I live in Huntsville....

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  22. Bonnie, I'm so excited for you about the book. I know that makes your birthday this year even more worth celebrating. Blessings all around!

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  23. Wow, things are happening in threes :) Hope that trend continues all year long for you!

    Happy, happy birthday to you (...my baby girl turns 20 on March 5, so I'm there with ya!)

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  24. Woo hoo!!!! Happy Birthday for tomorrow - hope you have a super day. Looking forward to getting my copy of the book, but don't hurt yourself in the process :)

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  25. Happiest of all Birthdays Bonnie - My Birthday was the 16th and I have been celebrating all week, so I will be watching for my book in the mail. Another present!! Yippee Judy C in NC

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  26. Wow, the cover looks fabulous! Hoping to get a copy of the book when it comes out in the local shops here. I'm going to see if my favourite quilt shop will order it :-).

    Have a happy birthday too!

    Jacqui in Canada

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  27. Happy Birthday!!!
    Can't wait to receive my book!

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  28. Happy B-day Bonnie! Congrats on the latest book!

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  29. How fortunate that I am reading this on Saturday so I can wish you a Happy Birthday!!!

    Congratulations on the second book. A good friend gifted me a copy of the first one and I started a subscription to Quiltmaker just so I would catch your column this year so I know I'll be purchasing the new book as well.

    With a Crumb quilt that should be finished this year and strips accumulating for a Scrappy Bargello, I thank you for keeping all the scrappy goodness coming!!!!

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  30. it looks like a goodie!! congrats and next time hire some help :)--for the back pain, but if you need designers...hmmm

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  31. How absolutely cool is that?? Congratulations and hope you have a terrific birthday!!

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  32. Anonymous11:40 PM EST

    How exciting for you - congratulations on the second book. Looking forward to receiving my copy - in your own good time, take care of yourself and I hope you had a fantastic birthday.

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  33. Thank you for the new book. You have changed the way that I quilt. Instead of 2 quilts a year I have finished 3 in the last month. Leaders and enders make the difference.

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  34. Anonymous5:00 PM EST

    can't wait for my copy and hope you had a wonderful birthday Bonnie.
    Have really enjoyed the radio interview.

    cheers
    Christine
    ps. I made my mystery all in blues

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  35. Yay! I can't wait for it to arrive at MY home!

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  36. Congratulations and Happy Birthday!

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  37. My copy arrived today. It is everything I expected only more. Thanks Bonnie

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