Sunday, October 3, 2010


Progress seemed like an appropriate title to this post since I did make a lot of progress on things these week.  Except for work.  I'm way behind with that, so it could get crazy this coming week with the 10/15 tax deadline coming up.  I find it adds to the suspense and excitement of a deadline to not receive the information until the very last minute.  And then there's the returns for which I haven't even received the information yet.  That's even more exciting.  I'm not sure what the strategy is there on the part of the client.  I mean, do you really want me to have to scramble to finish your return, and barely have enough time to input the information, or would you rather give me a little more time so I could actually look at things and perhaps ask follow up questions that might save you some money?  Personally I'd like the latter approach, but apparently some people do not.  I guess they just like to live on the edge.  To each their own.

But I digress.  As I said, I did make progress on some other things this week.  Most of the week was spent hammering out the asset division and other aspects of the divorce and preparing the Petition for filing.  With any luck, I will be able to file tomorrow, or at the very least, in the next few days, so that is great news.  And I think we are both as satisfied as we can be at this point, so that is good too.

Thankfully after a week of dealing with divorce stuff, I had a quilting day scheduled yesterday at Dawn's.  As usual, it was a great day and we both got a lot done.  Dawn worked on quilting this great cat quilt she is making for her MIL for Christmas and I assembled the quilt center for this quilt.  It really doesn't look much different than the picture in the previous post except Laura was kind enough to email me and tell me that I had a block turned the wrong way so I did remedy that.  With no seams to match up, this top was a piece of cake to assemble. 

I'm not sure what I'm doing yet for the borders.  I'm thinking that a pieced border might be nice, particularly if I could use up the partial strip sets that I didn't use for the blocks.  We'll see.  I'll have to think on that for awhile.  I also started stitching a cross stitch ornament this week, but the part that's done is really nothing to see at this point, so I'll wait to show that until I'm further along.

I didn't take any decent cat pictures this week, but I did catch Maya looking pretty in the living room a couple of days ago.  The dogs will be going with T eventually, so I will enjoy them while they are still here.  I will miss them, well mostly Maya because Koda is a pain most of the time, but I just can't realistically handle all six animals and the house on my own.


Barb said...

What a fun quilt!

carol fun said...

What a wonderful scrappy quilt- I need to remember this as a solution to some of my ever growing stash. Happy stitching -