Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed: our love to others, and others’ love to us.
-Thomas Traherne

AND SEW WE BEGIN THIS GLORIOUS MONTH..well tomorrow we begin….Here is what I’ll be doing!

COOKING (It is endless)
CLEANING (It is my life, I live to clean, and you thought it was quilting?) (I’m lying you know)
DECKING THE HALLS (We must have every inch of this house decorated. It looks like the elves went berzerk!)
DOCTORS APPT.(good grief why did I make this appointment in the middle of all this…)
TAKE THE DOG TO BE GROOMED (she needs to feel good about herself during the holidays too)
STRIP ALL THE BEDS…EVERYBODY IS GONE…TIME FOR CLEAN SHEETS (They are coming back!)
MORE DECKING THE HALLS (what can I say? it’s over kill)
WORK ON SEWING ROOM (note to self..do not over turn the sewing room right before Thanksgiving…)
WRITE THREE NEW PATTERNS (that IS what I do..oh my brain hurts)
MORE CLEANING AND DUSTING (Why id decking the halls so messy?)
PICK UP DRY CLEANING (I’m keepin that place in business)
DROP OFF MORE DRY CLEANING (well duh!)
PICK UP PRESCRIPTIONS AND VITAMINS…( I’m gonna have to bulk up on the vitamins this month. Christmas holiday preparation is NOT for sissy’s)
SEND OFF SPRING MARKET INFO (YIKEES… I just peed in my pants)
BOOK CLUB MEETING (who has time for reading?)
QUILT GUILD CHRISTMAS LUNCH (maybe I could just drive by and they could put my lunch in a bag, they do it at McDonalds!)
HAIR CUT AND COLOR..(I need an overhaul Santa would throw me off his sled if he got one look at me now)
FINISH 4 PROJECTS FOR GIFTIES..(Why didn’t I do this in July???)
PREPARE 700 CHRISTMAS CARDS (Well maybe I could send a Little Valentine greeting this year instead)
GET READY TO START DAH BAKING (OH…this is nuthin but trouble. I’ll wearing those cookies soon.They will be right BEHIND ME!)
GET A PEDICURE (then I’ll be forced to sit down for an hour)
PACK FOR EXPLORATORY TRIP TO PADUCAH WITH MELISA (more trouble AND whos idea was it to go check out PADUCAH IN DECEMBER.)
GET TEETH CLEANED (GOTTA Look good in those holiday photos)
IRON 10,000 LINEN NAPKINS IN PREPARATION FOR HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING (why did my mother leave me so many linen napkins and table cloths? I’m going to have to speak to her about this when I get to heaven)
ANSWER 1,000 EMAILS NEGLECTED TO ANSWER WHILE PLAYING WITH FAMILY DURING THANKSGIVING (my apologies if you are one of them..and you probably are)
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING (I’m going for the mac daddy shopping experience today on Cyber Monday…I got till mid night right?)
CHURCH…(its IS the reason for the season..right!) (and it is peaceful there…I love that part)
PREPARE FOR CHRISTMAS TRIP TO ASHEVILLE. (lets just see how they fix up the old Biltmore..bet my house is better!)
MAKE DOCTORS APPTS FOR COLLEGE GIRL HOME DURING THE HOLIDAYS (she’s 21 why am I doing this?..I gotta get a grip!)
ATTEND AND OR HOST 178 CHRISTMAS PARTIES, COOKIE SWAPS, LUNCHEONS, DINNER PARTIES.. (and be perfectly groomed and full of good holiday cheer….it’s hell being a Southern Bell)
QUILT/SEW DAILY (you gotta be kiddin)
BLOG DAILY with photos no less…. (don’t hold your breath on that one)(i got nuthin to show or say they are coming to take me away tomorrow)

Love,