When I went to my Google Reader this evening, I received a notification that effective July 1, 2013, Google Reader will no longer be available. Has anyone else seen that? I have to admit that I’m at a loss as to how I’m going to follow my favorite blogs now. I know that I could bookmark them, but that would mean going through all 50 blogs every day just to see if there are any new posts. Nope, I don’t see that as a reasonable alternative. Anyone got any ideas?
I’m making progress with T#2’s quilt. I’ve got all the “interior” blocks quilted … I’m quilting all the outside blocks and the borders now. It seems like I ought to be just a day or two away from being done once I get to the outside row of blocks, but there are almost as many blocks making up the perimeter as there are on the inside.
I’m going to be taking a paper-piecing class next week, and the fabric shop sent me a 20% off coupon to use for supplies (or anything else I want). So I think I’ll pick up the fabrics for a new project … a red and white Drunkard’s Path wall quilt.
(source: Google Search)I plan to hand piece this … I’ve been wanting to hand piece for some time so I could have a portable project. We’ll see how working on 2 projects at the same time goes … whether it affects my one-project-at-a-time OCD-ness. Since I don’t trust myself to trace a template accurately, I’m going to use Inklingo … I like that it will include markings to match my pieces as well as where to stop hand stitching. DH thinks it’s too complicated, and I have to admit that I’m a little overwhelmed (but then I’m easily overwhelmed by new things until I can get my hands on it and try it myself).
Our builder has started another house across the street. That will be the 29th house in our little subdivision … when we moved here, there were only 4 houses and ours was the only one occupied. What’s especially amazing is that part of the reason we moved (besides wanting a single-story home for our “old age”) was because we were experiencing neighbor issues. We had no idea what kinds of neighbors we’d have here, but we followed God’s leading … and have been blessed with wonderful neighbors.