Yes, we went to Hawaii for a couple of weeks! So much beauty and the warm temperatures make a picture perfect vacation. Picture perfect doesn’t always tell the truth… in this case the flowers were perfectly beautiful, but this vacation to Hawaii turned out to be quite a different beautiful. Breaking my wrist on the … Continue reading flowers in Hawaii
In early April, I met up with my mom and sister, my aunt and cousin in Ellensburg and we had girls weekend away! We have done this every spring for quite a few years and it is always fun! On the way to Ellensburg I made a stop at Palouse Falls State Park. I had … Continue reading girls weekend away
The days have been getting warmer and longer. The fields are turning green and the wheat is taking in the sunshine and rain. Mark has a great way of expressing it, God is irrigating the wheat for us again! Praise God, because we need the rain and the sunshine. The farm work gets kicked into … Continue reading its spring and the wheat is growing…
I thought I had better share with you my slow progress with Carson’s quilt. I have been working on some blocks that will be the main focus. It has been fun and challenging. Last fall I had visited family in Nebraska and my aunt showed me a quilt that had barns on it. I … Continue reading progressing slowly….
I’ve decided to take a look back and then move forward with flowerswheatandfabric. Honestly, I struggled with continuing on, but I so much enjoy writing and documenting my journey of life and the things that bring me joy. I just need to carve the time to do it. Mark and I were just talking about … Continue reading Change is a Good Thing
It did take me a little longer than I had hoped, but midway while machine quilting; I wondered if I should start over! So I stopped and left it alone for a couple of months. When I took it out to reevaluate, I decided to dive in and finish it. I’m so glad I did. … Continue reading Wall Hanging Done!
Wow! I can’t believe I have been away from blogging for so long. Last fall seemed to go by so fast and then the holidays and it is spring! Somewhere in between winter arrived and has now passed. Yay! No writing about the winter doldrums for me! So, I think I will just jump in … Continue reading starting where I left off
Living here in Eastern Washington, summers tend to turn to many beautiful shades of brown. Don’t get me wrong, I love the color brown, especially the gold tones, but this girl loves all colors, the brighter the better when it comes to flowers. Iris are so easy to grow and they take a back … Continue reading bringing color to my life
What better place to have a rock garden than in this dry country, don’t you think. I had the perfect place for it in my back yard. I wanted to disguise the dog kennels or at least make them a little less noticeable. I had an idea in my head and making it happen was … Continue reading rock garden in the drylands
Mark and I drove to the mountains the other day and I always bring my camera just in case. He is so nice to stop the truck and let me shoot some pictures. The timing was perfect, in the late afternoon and there was plenty of wildlife to see and of course flowers. Here are … Continue reading in the Blue Mountains