Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Reconnected!

Talk about withdrawal! Keeping in touch with my blog buddies has become such a big part of my life, that I think I was suffering far more than I imagined possible with no Internet access from home for nine whole days!

Yes, I have been doing my best to keep up by using my smart phone, but it just isn't the same. I NEED my computer!

One advantage to being disconnected was that I did a lot of reading. I read the entire Hunger Games trilogy in eight days. What a great series! I didn't realize until we went Christmas shopping this past weekend that the series is being made into a movie. I'm usually disappointed with movies after reading books, but I'm sure looking forward to this one!


I received a lovely surprise from madtatter80 this past week. Isn't this a beautiful little case? And inside...


a hand carved Sea Turtle Shuttle! The detail is amazing!


I also finished a beaded bag for a teacher at school, who's getting married New Year's Eve. This isn't Jackie's bag. I forgot to take a picture of hers. This is the one I made for daughter Joanne's wedding in August 2010. Somehow, they each turn out a little differently!

I'm almost finished with Jackie's wedding hanky. I'll take a picture as soon as I've finished.

Today I was really excited to receive my Christmas shuttle from Chris and Erin Hinton at The Shuttle Shop!


Isn't it angelic? Sorry... I just couldn't resist! : )

8 comments:

  1. I love the sea turtle shuttle! What a lucky person you are to have that.

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  2. Lovely shuttles! Glad you're back: I recently went 7 days without my satellite connection, so I sympathize and understand the withdrawal.

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  3. Glad you are back online - hope it lasts this time!

    I love the sea turtle shuttle - it's just fabulous. Did Carollyn make it herself? It is a lovely addition to your collection for sure.

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  4. Fun Goodies! I'm glad you're back!

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  5. Glad you're back! Those shuttles are both beautiful!!! I've never seen one made out of sea turtle shell before. I wish I could reach into the screen and feel it myself. Let us know how it works out.

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  6. Both shuttles are lovely! What kind of wood(s) are they?

    Welcome back to blogging! I admire your stamina - our Internet was out last spring for one whole evening, and I felt lost without it, but you lasted nine days! WOW!

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  7. Un placer ver que estás de nuevo aquí.Me encanta la lanzadera y el bolsos.Besos.

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  8. Wow Diane, everything is wonderful. The beaded bag is surely a treasure! And the Sea Turtle shuttle is awesome, how lucky you are!

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