Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day!

In honor to those who have served this country! I am so very blessed to live in a country that respects freedom. Thank you to my family who have served and are serving:  Dad,Vernon-Navy, Michael Snodgrass-Navy, Bob Pugmire-Army, Lamar Breshears-Marines, and Steven Sifuentes-Marines

Thursday, May 26, 2011

End of Year and a Gift

Today was the last day of school for my grand daughter.  She had her celebration and said good bye to her teacher, Mrs. Nelson.   Sevrine has enjoyed the year and loved having Rayden in her class.  She also attends church with her so this has made for a great friendship.  I started the lace on Friday and finished the piece on Tuesday.  We have a fun summer ahead with swimming, crafts, and lots of reading so she will be ready for first grade.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Catching Up and a TUSAL

Today is the new moon and time to post my ORT jar.  I was fortunate to be able to stitch quite a bit earlier this month while visiting DH in Maryland.  I made some head way on "O Jerusalem" which has motivated me to keep at it.
I finished this to give to my SIL, Regina while I was visiting DH.  I have appreciated Steve and Regina including Ric in many of their families activities. It helps knowing there is family for him to be with while I am still in Arizona.

The first weekend we traveled south to Richmond to pick up Marissa. We then went to Colonial Williamsburg to visit the town. I enjoyed the reinactments, palace and capital with all the history that was covered. Even though we spent the day, we didn't see everything that was offered. I was disappointed with the weaving and dyeing exhibit. The woman didn't have much information and kept making excuses to what she was really showing.

While we were visiting Marissa, she gave us a private tour of the VA Capital. She has 24 hour access because of her job with the Lt. Governor. It was nice to see all of the artwork and the model of Thomas Jefferson's original capital building.  We loved the history that is so apart of the beginning of this country there in Richmond.

The last weekend we went into DC to catch the Cherry Blossom festival.  We had a big storm blow through on Thursday so it wasn't as nice as it could have been.  It was pretty, non the less, and a nice walk around the Tidal Basin. The 16 days went way too fast and it was hard to leave.  I did enjoy the time with Ric and I put my Kindle to good use.