Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Sewing

It was a dark and rainy kind of day here today.  I spent a lot of time sewing.  It is nice to be able to sit on the breezeway and work no matter what the weather.  I made this shirt and a new cover for my sewing machine.

Good grief, I could have used a bit of make-up here.

I spent so much time weeding last week, I thought I could coast for the rest of July.  Guess what...the weeds I missed were about two feet high yesterday.  And speaking of July, I cannot believe it is almost over.  I have been in a bit of a fog lately.
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My sister-in-law introduced me to fennel last winter.  I used it in a spinach salad with dried cranberries and walnuts tonight--really yummy.  Mike had his lettuce, tomato and olive salad.  He had chicken.  I had roasted vegetables.  We shared some brown rice.  Some nights it feels like I am running a restaurant.

Corn-on-the-cob season is just around the corner.  We both appreciate that.  Then it's apple pie season after that.   Oh, I never can get rid of those ten extra pounds!  Darn!

5 comments:

  1. You look great. I wish I were so productive. I like the blouse.

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  2. You have lovely smooth skin. Probably comes of living right. I am in awe of somebody who can make a blouse, get the buttonholes and hemming done and the buttons on all in one day.

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  3. Does that shirt have button holes? If so, I'm either going to start worshiping you or I'm going to have you committed. I still love to sew but I haven't attempted a button hole in years.

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  4. Lovely shirt Olga. I admire your skill!!!!

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  5. I have never in my life used fennel. Is it too late? Love that color on you.

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