Texas Tumbleweeds, a Bonnie Hunter pattern I started at a workshop in February, is a flimsy and I can add it to those waiting for their turn for quilting. I really liked making this pattern and it did help me bust some stash. It's from Bonnie's book More Adventures With Leaders and Enders.
In August I posted about a broken window. Wednesday its replacement was finally installed. It was quite the adventure as the installers broke three replacement panes before successfully setting this one. We ended up having to brutally chop back a shrub in order to make it easier for the workers to get to the opening. I’m not sure who was more relieved to see this task completed. I strongly suspect the glass company lost money on this job.
Our bottle bush has started blooming again. It likes our milder temperatures these days.
For the better part of two weeks, my mind has been consumed with making health care decisions relative to my birthday next month and the loss of my company sponsored retiree benefits. To this point my decisions had always been straight forward no-brainers, and this turned into a time of information overload. Fortunately, I was able to tap into some community resources to help me understand my choices and yesterday I finally closed in on my last decision. Now I am in wait mode for confirmation from the various companies and agencies involved. With that chore done, maybe I can resume quilting with a clear conscience and less muddled thoughts.