Finally! Finally our little area of dry rot is repaired. Not so, though, the board Hubby and Soccer Son damaged at the beginning of their repairs. I don't think they've figured out how to fix that yet. Well, something for them to do another day, but at least we have sound siding on the house again.
It's been miserably hot here in Sacramento, up into the triple digits with no relief in sight for at least the next several days. Sunday will be even hotter. I'd like to do some grocery shopping, but I don't think that's going to happen unless I get up and out early--and that's not something I like to do on weekends! Yes, this is the time of the year when I start dreaming about fall and cooler temperatures.
While the "boys" were outside, working up a sweat on the home repairs, I stayed indoors, in the air conditioned Sweat Shop. I finished the last block of the Back Home Again BOM pattern and re-made one I'd made a few months back--I wasn't satisfied with the lack of good contrast between the star and the background. I've put the blocks up on the design wall, although I'll probably want to move them around a bit still--
Next month, we'll add setting triangles and vertical sashing between the columns. Maybe the outside borders too--I'm not sure. But I really like it so far--the colors are yummy!
The Wild Child came through Sacramento today, on her way to Los Angeles. She arrived just in time to take a shower and join us for dinner. It was really nice to see her--I think it's been a couple months. She's been working two jobs: her bartending job at the restaurant she's worked at the last couple of years, and a waitressing job at a local resort. Her goal is to work her way out of debt by the end of summer. I admire her determination! Her band has had some problems and is in search of a new bass player, but she's still enjoying her music. She participated in an open mike night at a local bar and grill a week or so ago, singing a cappella, and it sounds like she did pretty well. Gosh, and I have a hard time even speaking in public!
This evening I started working on a little 4th of July sewing/crafting project--photos tomorrow if all goes well.
I'm glad you stopped by for a visit! I hope your weekend is fun and restful!