This morning I am on my way back to North Carolina. It’s been a wonderful trip to Oregon--- relaxing and productive at the same time!
But as they say, Home is where the Heart is --- and I can only be away from home so long until home is the only place that I want to be.
I saw this little picture of North Carolina with a heart smack dab in the middle, and I had to save it….that heart is awful close to where Winston Salem is on the map! North Carolina, I'm coming home to you! ((Yes, this is where you can cue in James Taylor singing "In my mind, I'm going to Carolina....."
We spent our last day sewing in the morning --- running errands in the afternoon, ending the day with a drive back out to Sisters to pick up Randy and Claire’s quilts from the show. We attended a “volunteer appreciation soiree” out at Black Butte, a thanks for all those who volunteered their time for the show. Randy had put in some hours opening boxes and getting quilts ready to be hung --- and I got to go as her guest!
We stopped and took some pics on the way ---the mountains were magnificently surrounded by clouds today, so very surreal looking!
Can you see them coming up through the car windshield??
The clouds appeared to be lit from above. It was really a beautiful evening. However, the clouds make it hard to tell what IS clouds, and what is snow capped mountains.
Can you see them now?? It was like the clouds were coming in like a slow motion wave, ready to just cover everything…
Until next year, beautiful Oregon! There is something really special about this place.
So what got done today?
I trimmed up a whole bunch of these……
And only have THIS to show for it! Someone once asked me ((OK, lots of someones….and OFTEN!)) what is the smallest size I keep. THESE are NOT THEM!! I even know there is a selvage craze going on out there, but I haven’t convinced myself that I need to save those either. I mean, some of them are neat ----but I must be a crazy woman to want to start to save something else too! This pile of “shavings” from squaring up was the last of my mess. After this was done, it was clean up time. ((Oh sad face!! ))
As I write this post, everything is packed and ready to go ----we are off to the airport early, and the next time you hear from me I’ll be home!