Tag Archives: Lake Roosevelt

This and That

I was blessed to have my son, and his family, visit for their spring break.  I had to work, but we managed some time together.

One of the things that we did, was to take a little walk around Old Marcus

Every year, Lake Roosevelt is drawn down, and reveals the old site.  One can see the crumbling town foundations that are normally under water.

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My granddaughter has a little sewing project going when she visits.

Alyssa's Kitty Cushion

The kitty will become a cushion, but it is slow progress since we don’t live close to each other.

The family has gone back home, and I have spent the morning making small design boards.  This small project has been on my to-do list for a long time.

Mini Design Boards

I used pieces of scrap foam core and batting to make mine.

They range from 9″ to 15″ square.

Mini Design Boards

I used the tutorial from Bee in my Bonnet.  These are useful little boards!

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A Walk on the Beach

The spring afternoons have been so beautiful!  Hubby and I took advantage and went for a walk on the beach. 

I thought I would share a little bit of that walk with you.

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Sunlight streaming on Lake Roosevelt.

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The willows are coming out of dormancy.

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That’s me.  Hubby thought you should have some perspective.  Those willows are big!

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This driftwood looks like snakeskin!  This is great texture inspiration for free motion quilting!

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A gorgeous afternoon!  Just look at that blue sky!

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Someone built a home in the willows.

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Probably not whoever made these tracks!

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The crocus weren’t at the beach.  They greeted us when we came home!

The boys greeted us too.  Four cats wanted some attention.

Here’s one of them:

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Wonder what he was thinkin’?

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