- About Bonnie!
- Free Patterns!
- Tips & Techniques!
- Calendar of Events!
- Lectures & Workshops
- Vintage Machines!
- Blog Helps!
- Cute Tutes!
- Addicted To Scraps!
- Quiltville Quotes
- Quiltville China Tour, 2017
- Quiltville Thailand Tour, 2017
- En Provence Mystery!
Saturday, January 30, 2010
Sew Day Snow Day!!!
This is nothing for those of you in Northern Climes, but to be dumped on in January even worse than we were dumped on in December...IN THE SOUTH...it's quite the thing. It's all anyone has been able to talk about! Last night on the TV scrolling at the bottom all night long are all the CHURCH closings for Sunday....being closed ahead of time on Friday night!
We don't have the equipment necessary to make transportation safe, not for plowing every street, or even major thoroughfares. The only thing I saw anyone doing was spraying the road ways 2 days ahead of time with salt brine. So 2 days after it's been spread, it's been driven on and probably scattered and pretty much non existent by the time the snow actually arrives!
It started last night around 5pm....fine icy crystals...and it snowed all night...it's still coming down, we've got over 6".
We parked our cars up on the road at the TOP of the driveway knowing that we'd never get out if we left them parked down here at the house. I've got a steep winding driveway and no real running room for gaining speed and/or traction. You'd end up in the bushes or the trees!
I took a couple pics of the dogs with my phone this morning. Buddy loves it...Sadie hates it!!
Look at the BBQ!! I can barely see the top of the "put out the fire" water bottle there on the left hand side!! *LOL* If anyone braves it outside, I'll send them to get pics of the front of the house. As it is, I took pics from the doorway and the front porch only. I'm NOT going out!
As for me...I'm staying in. It's an official "sweats wearing sew all day" Day! Good thing I have my basement, because DH swears its an ESPN sports all day TV watching, Internet poker playing day. :cÞ
I've blown through this quilting space like a hurricane pulling fabrics for a pieced border...cutting 1/2 square triangle pairs, and left quite a pile on the table. I'm going to spend a bit of time straightening in here, and then I'm going to sew sew sew and sew some more!
Quipped by Bonnie K Hunter at 9:12 AM