Holy Week, Batman!
Holy Week can seem like a religious marathon event. So many things to do in so little time!
Yes, we have a solid 34 days of solemn Lenten contemplation to prepare us, but — as you may or may not know, depending on the strength or weakness of your sins and transgressions — sinning takes its toll, it’s hard work! But repentance??? Phew! I’d rather run another 25 minutes and 2 miles — and I’m supposed to do that today anyway!
And, as you well know, the world doesn’t stop spinning just because it’s Holy Week. And from what I hear, we have a wind and rain storm moving in today and our friends in Morton may be getting some snow.
Morton is where I spent most of my day yesterday for Quilts of Valor. I didn’t get much work done, but I got some started and that’s progress. Linda, the owner of Sugar n’ Spice, and I had a really good visit. It’s the first visit we’ve been able to have in a long, LONG time where I wasn’t crying, yelling, cursing or whining to her about — well, You Know Who.
Last month I was called in to work at the school during the usual QOV day, but I visited the shop during my lunch hour and look who dropped in!
It’s the Ruthless Quilters with two, count ’em, TWO Quilts of Valor! And why are they “Ruthless” you might ask? Why, because Ruth moved away, of course!
Aren’t they beautiful?!
Yes, yes, I know the quilts are beautiful, but I’m talking about the ladies! Aren’t those ladies beautiful?!
Oh my. It all just makes me so happy! I mean, just look at all my exclamation marks!!! 😀
And there’s more news — pun intended. My second article was published yesterday, it’s my first feature article. Oh how I love seeing my name in print. *g* I’m SUCH a ham! (Pretty appropriate for Easter, doncha think?)
And I’m just thrilled with the photos. I didn’t get to see any of them until they were printed. I just love the shot of the gallery director peeking from behind the artwork.
My creative mojo has officially returned and I couldn’t be more pleased and excited! I have not really wanted to leave my — oh my, I’m going to call it my STUDIO — in the last two days. Here you can see the progress I’ve made in the last 24 hours, cutting and pasting slices of blues and greens on my temporary design wall:
Enough said! Time for morning prayer, then get dressed so I can head back into the studio (the STUDIO!) for a few minutes before I have to leave for the Good Friday service.
A solemn Good Friday, a watchful Easter Vigil and a happy Easter Day to you all!