Friday, May 14, 2021

And Blink They are Gone!

I had to say goodbye  to daughter and family already but it sure was a huge blessing for them to squeeze in a visit to us before the surgery, etc, that is going to be their focus for the months ahead!  I have some beautiful reminders of the visit--I don't know how she squeezed these things into the van but they did!  this is a ceramic garden decoration-about 18" tall.
A Thunbergia plant with trellis-
she knows how much I love orange flowers!
Two large branches from their Oak tree that was removed will be a good wood to try-we have Live Oak so it will be different-or maybe not;  I will get to try it out on the lathe soon!
A friend of theirs had to have this Japanese Red Maple removed and so I have a 36" piece of that to play with also!  
And Marsel has a new sewing room so she has cleaned out fabrics (plus a ton had recently been donated to her and I have some of that!) and brought me a box of goodies to sort through!  It will help with the lonely feelings 
that might creep in in the weeks to come!
And finally in light of friday felines--here is a pic Marsel took of Nyki--I can never get a clear pic of her facial features and she has her perfectly here--Nyki will miss all of the extra laps she tested out all week! lol

 

9 comments:

  1. We miss you so much already but are so thankful for our time together! Looking forward to next time! Love you.

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  2. Glad you had such a good visit. All that wood and fabric will keep you busy until they can come back for another visit.

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  3. Oh my - she really did fit a ton of great things in there!! Can't wait to see what you do with the wood - that will be beautiful!! Enjoy!! and so glad for all the good memories!

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  4. These long awaited reunions sure make the goodbyes even harder. She sure stuffed that van with the coolest stuff!

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  5. Nice presents from your family - they know you well! Using them will bring such joy to you (and happy memories).

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  6. Your visit sounds wonderful and I am so glad you were able to be together. Please keep us up to speed on the surgery.. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  7. Nyki is a perfect little panther. I'm glad you had a nice time with the family.
    Dave and I get our first vaccinations tomorrow so there is light at the end of this tunnel!

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  8. I went back and read about your family visit. It looks just lovely. And I'm so impressed with your first grandson. I was born with a significant hearing loss, so I have great admiration for what he has adjusted to.
    It's nice that they left behind some goodies to help with the loneliness!

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  9. What wonderful presents! Perfect for a crafter of all the things.

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