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Monday, October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy

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To all of my friends in the path of Sandy, (no, not this Sandy although she has been a bit of a “hurricane” lately) please seek shelter and stay safe!

A lot has been happening in my life over the past couple weeks. I have accepted a new job and start on Nov 5th! I am still with the State and keep my benefits, however I will be receiving about $7,000 more in salary per year. I am beyond excited and a little sad. I am sad to leave all of my new friends at DOC. Although we will keep in touch and a few of us plan to still get together for card night. I am excited because it is a position working with veteran’s. This is something I have been wanting to do for quite some time now.

And now for the WIPocalypse update!PA076386

I worked on Coming Home for the Holidays in my SAL with Lana. I am sooo close on this one. I need to do the detail work and contact Dimensions for replacement floss.

 

I worked on Medallions:

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I am not too happy about the new skein of floss (Aqua Clouds by Silk’N) as it is more washed out and doesn’t show enough of the blues and purples.

 

I worked on Cream for Kitty:

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And I finished, YES Finished, Butterfly Shamrocks Wreath:

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I also started and finished a little ornie for one of my co-workers/friends:

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Hope everyone has a Safe and Happy Halloween!!!

14 comments:

Lana said...

Wow! You've been a busy girl! Congrats on the new job!! Very exciting!

Terri said...

Congratulations on the new job!

Parsley said...

Congrats on the job!

tadamama said...

Beautiful job! And congrats on the new job!

Mii Stitch said...

Lovely progress & good luck with your job!!!

Chris said...

Amazing stitching progress, everything is wonderful!
Congrats on the job!!

Manuela said...

Beautiful stitching progress.
The Wreath is so wonderful.

Best wishes Manuela

Kathy A. said...

Great stitching progresses. Congratulations on the new job!
And congrats on the big finish. Your wreath is lovely.

kymacc4stitch said...

First, this is my first visit to your blog- happy stitching and congrats on the new job. So sorry for your loss of your father and hopefully time will ease your sorrow.

Thank you for sharing- from another fellow x-stitcher.

dixiesamplar said...

Congrats on the new job! And love your stitching finish and WIPs.

Marcy said...

That's wonderful news about the new job -- good luck!

Beautiful stitching -- and how exciting to be almost finished with your winter scene :)

Southpaw Stitcher said...

Congrats on your new job--and your beautiful stitching finish! Great progress on your WIPs. Your stitching is beautiful!

Nicola said...

Congratulations on your new job.

Jules said...

Thanks everyone!

@kymacc4stitch - contact me by email regarding the Coming Home piece