Today is our 36th wedding anniversary - proof that time does go fast! We celebrated by eating lunch out yesterday on our way home from Portland. Tidal Raves in Depot Bay. Excellent grilled wild salmon! This morning we took a 3 mile walk on the beach looking for rocks and keeping our eyes out for sneaker waves. We got a rock polisher for Christmas - So I guess it's official - we're retired and living on the coast!
Here are Christmas gifts I made: tote bags for L and J2. This was a free pattern 5-6-7 on the Windham Fabrics website. It took me all day to make two - but I'll be faster from now on. And next is the fish quilt for Miss P - she was so cute. Had to bring over her new 'Momo' - Elmo from Sesame Street! And when I clicked the shutter she was saying, "Smile for Nana, Momo!!"
We survived the Portland roads - did a 360 once - but never got stuck! They don't believe in salt on the roads - boy, I never appreciated Nebraska's snow handling ability so much! Of course, 14 inches is a lot in a metro area ... however, we couldn't believe that they seemed to only plow the interstate at 5 pm each day! Gigantic traffic snarls resulted. I could see doing it once, but twice???
Hoping to get an UFO finished before the new year - need an official finish for this quarter. Time to list 2008's accomplishments and the 'to do' list for 2009 also! But it's going to be rainy all week - so hope to get it all done! - of course!
Happy New Year!