design by Maggie Bonanomi
A few weeks back, we moved our oldest son into his dorm for his first year of college.
He seems to be adjusting well and enjoys his classes and new friends.
I'm having a harder time adjusting, just like so many moms before me. It's hard to adjust to a new stage in life and I feel like a part of me is missing. I'm fortunate in that he is very close by and has been stopping by once a week, but I things just won't be the same anymore...
Thank goodness for my needlework!
It is such a stress reliever!
It calms me, focus me, and helps me to realize that everything will be fine...
"Dance under the Harvest Moon"
design by Stacy Nash
Now that it is Autumn, my favorite season of the year, my needle is certainly inspired!
And now it is time for another giveaway:
A few posts ago, I mentioned a gourd plant that just appeared in our alley. (You can read about it here.) This weekend it was time to harvest my gourds.
For my giveaway, give me your guess as to how many gourds I harvested. The one who guesses the right number, or closest to it, will win the two corduroy pumpkins and one antique shirting quilt top pumpkin pictured above. As always, you can post a comment here or send an email to me at firstname.lastname@example.org with "Gourd Count" in the subject line.
I'll be back next weekend with the winner!