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Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 252996 views.

Your undersea quilt is really nice. Love the fish.

CozyQuilts

From: CozyQuilts

5/24/19

Thank you everyone!

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

5/24/19

It looks great Judy!  I just had to turn our air conditioner cooler because the heat is coming through from the photo!

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

5/24/19

I've wanted to make an attic window quilt for a long time.  Yours is lovely and might give me the jolt I need to start one (after I finish the two quilts I'm currently working on).

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

5/24/19

Your Deep Blue Sea is fantastic!

CozyQuilts

From: CozyQuilts

5/24/19

Thank you Marcia!  It was a lot of fun to make.  Too many ideas spinning off from it! 

5dogmom (CRISR5)

From: 5dogmom (CRISR5)

5/24/19

LOL!  I call Judy's quilt "Hot Flashes" in my mind!

Cris in MT


 

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

5/24/19

Silly Marcia! I'll drag this quilt to your house when I have a hard time lining things up for the quilting session on Lily Aurora and stuff it in your mailbox!

Actually I plan to spend the next few months working on polymer clay "things" for the flower pots on our deck. Birds, flowers, butterflies, etc.  All on stakes.  None realistic but instead very "primitive" or child-like as if designed by Picasso on a good day. 

I got so exasperated by the squirrels this spring, digging up my wax begonias to root out their acorns that they had buried in my large pots that I resolved to stop planting real plants in my pots in the future. Then those tree rats can bury their acorns and dig away with no harm to my polymer beauties.

Sorry, Pirate.  I really got off topic, didn't I?  Bad Judy

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

5/24/19

judyinohio said:

Sorry, Pirate.  I really got off topic, didn't I?

Oh not to worry.   I have a Black Thumb.  I kill cactus plants.  But I just love flowers.  Therein lies the problem.

Well, I have had this wonderful geranium plant/bush outside our front door.  It has been doing utterly fantastic all these years without me doing a darn thing.  Then, last fall, those lousey deer ate almost all the leaves on the plant .... a section at a time.  Every day, I'd come out to see yet another section of my lovely plant denuded. 

I was outraged.   I had a murderous glint in my eye.  I don't particularly care for venison, but believe me when I say that I was seriously contemplating stocking our freezer with freshly butchered meat.  Mr Pirate said that it would grow back like gang-busters in the spring because the roots were still in tact and that's what plants like to do in the spring .. send out new growth.

I was SO pleased when that turned out to be true!  I also got some deer repellent spray "just in case".  Whenever I see Bambi and her young in the yard, I yell angrily at them, "YOU LEAVE MY GERANIUMS ALONE!".   And then I put some more spray on the plants.

I also tempted Fate by stimulating my local nursery and bought three more potted geraniums of different colors.  Two survived my ministrations .. the third took a dive.  

I remain hopeful that all my geraniums continue to thrive because I really do like flowers.  :-)

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