Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Christmas Sparkler Helped Me Today

Wendy sent me a note this morning asking if I'd seen the Christmas Sparkler quilt pattern from Marcie offered as this year's gift to us bloggers. Yes, indeed I had and I also had the pages printed out. I'm proud to say that I've started it and have proof in the photo! Today I needed a diversion of sorts. My father hasn't been well for a very long time and his quality of life dimenishing daily. I'd been waiting to hear from my mom on the latest details; he went back into the hospital again yesterday. This pattern was just what I needed to work on today; it was easy so I was able to think about dad and times spent together. My wish, my prayer is for my father not to suffer anymore.


7 comments:

MARCIE said...

Mary, so sorry to hear about your father. May your sweet memories be a comfort while you need it. I am glad that this little project could keep your hands busy while your heart is busy elsewhere.

Libby said...

You will be in my thoughts *s*

Wendy said...

I'm glad this was a good distraction for you at this time.
My thoughts are with you.

Kimberly said...

Mary --

Your Dad would love knowing that you spent yesterday stitching and thinking of the great the great memories you've made with him throughout the years. I'll keep him -- and you -- in my thoughts and prayers.

yellowfarmhouse said...

Mary I will keep you and your family in my thoughts.

Hugs - Karen

Zlaty's Sewing Studio said...

Dear Mary,
I am sorry about your father and know is hard to see someone you love in pain. I lost my dad four years ago and it's so hard, but I am glad I was there for him.
I adore your quilt!
Hugs: Zlaty

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