Thursday, May 23, 2013

Stormy weather but still stitching.

It has been, to say the least, an interesting week.  Let's start with the good things first.  I took a picture of this hawk yesterday while sitting in the truck and added some scripture to the pic.

I have been hard at my cardinals!  This is where I stood when i went to bed.

Isn't this pretty?  It is Jack's quilt squares that he plans to make into place mats.

I was getting the stink eye last night from Sylvia!  Doesn't bother me in the least!

Now to answer a question about the crochet angels and what my friend does with them.  She mails them in cards or hands them out to folks facing an illness or a loss, etc.
Now the not so fun part.  I am sure most of you have heard of the tornado in Moore Oklahoma.  Monday night here in Siloam Springs we had a weak tornado and straightline winds.  A young man in Springdale was killed when a sign was ripped from the pole and went thru his windshield.  A family here lost the roof of their home and have no insurance.  We were without power for nearly 3 hours and there is a lot of downed trees damaging homes and outbuildings.  It was as dark at seven in the evening as it is normally at sunset and the hail was horrible.  Jack and I hid in the kitchen and Sylvia was behind the sofa. 
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Lana said...

I am sooo glad that you and your family are ok!!! How scary!!! Lovely stitching! Those cardinals are really coming along!

Mrs. V. said...

Your cardinal look absolutely lovely. I can tell that piece will be striking when it's done. I'm glad you were able to safely weather the storms.

Dee said...

Oh scary. I am thankful you are OK. So sad about the young man...Poor Sylvia, she must have been terrified...I get the stink eye to on occasion...especially from my Lucy. The cardinals are so beautiful and the place mats will fancy up your table :) Have a good weekend..sure hope those storms stay away.

Mii Stitch said...

So glad you're all ok! HUGE progress on your stitching, it's beautiful! x

Margaret said...

I'm sorry about the weak tornado. But thank goodness it was no worse than it was. The power -- think of us without power for 5 to 7 days these past hurricanes we've had and you'll feel better about 3 hours. lol! I know how it is -- not fun to have all these things happen. The weather is scary these days.

Love your cardinals! Beautiful! The quilt square is gorgeous too.

Jan said...

Pleased to read you were ok. It must have been a scary time. I love your cardinals. Who is the designer please?

Minnie said...

I am so glad that you all are fine. There is no telling what this weather is going to bring next. All of yours and Jack's stitching is gorgeous. Cuddle Sylvia for me and tell her to stop giving you the stink-eye. LOL!

Jane Coquillon said...

My goodness! I'm glad you're all safe there.

I love your cardinals, it's ages since I've done any cross stitch and it always looks so lovely :)