Temperatures in the mid- to upper 80's mean open windows and the seasonal transfer of winter clothes and summer clothes between the basement cedar closet and the bedroom. I know that we'll have a cool-down (it's too soon to plant tomatoes) but the warmth and sunshine are promising.
I found my mid-70's Dr. Scholl's sandals on the shelf in the cedar closet.
Did you have a pair? Why did I haul them from Missouri to Texas to Kansas to Maine to North Dakota to Illinois where they have been in the basement closet for 19 years? I tried them on and could not walk in them. (I had them re-heeled at one point and the original box is long gone so no great vintage value.)
I put them in a box to go to the thrift shop and put the box in the car. We went out to lunch yesteray and then we stopped at the farm stand / nursery which opened for the season on Mother's Day. One of the other customers was wearing Dr. Scholl's and I commented on them. She said she loves them and finds replacement pairs on eBay. I opened the thrift shop box, dug out my Dr. Scholl's, and gave them to her. [Not her size but she can swap them or something.] Karma!
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I came across Lutheran World Relief's ongoing quilt project . They request 60" x 80". I decided to try making 10" string blocks. I had just enough dark blue tone-on-tone for 96 center strips. I found several yards of light brown in the solids box, ideal for the foundation.. (I don't deliberately buy solids so how I have accumulated two big boxes of them is a mystery.)
Each flimsy uses 8 yards of fabric (including the foundations).
P.S. The innards of tulips: velvety darkness.
Linking up with friends at Finished or Not Friday