Tuesday, July 18, 2017

This week

We just returned home from a family reunion and I am back to work for a few days before we take more time off for medical appointments and a horse clinic.

I have began banding up mohair in preparation of a month-long mohair processing adventure!

I finished the little Tiny Tally full body silicone mini but am waiting for part of her outfit to arrive from the UK before I photograph her and offer her for sale.  Oh, that reminds me, I need to send in my camera for repairs. 

I also have finished the mini Ashton Drake Emily that I started for my granddaughter months ago.  I am waiting for her custom clothes to arrive too, from the US and the UK.

I do not have any other dolls on the table at this time.  With all that is going on, mohair is the best thing to be working on and it's been a while since I have processed so all is good.

At least for now.  Mom is holding steady but we all know that that could change at any time.  

My brothers memorial service (private family service) will be over Labor Day weekend.  

We all have to go through these seasons of our lives.  


Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Have you missed me?

I can honestly say that over the last year+, I am being refined by the fire.

Wednesday night, July 5th, I received a phone call that my brother Ken, age 56 was taken by ambulance to the hospital and not expected to make it.

They later attempted to Life-Flight him to a larger hospital where he passed away enroute.  

56 is MUCH too young.

My family does not have the official cause of death yet, but he had been struggling with pneumonia.

I rushed the 4 hours to my mothers side.

Miraculously, her failing heart survived something I could not even imagine.  
Children are not supposed to go before their parents.  

Mom is SUPPOSED to have 24 hour care but the family that resides where she does are not able to come together to give it.  
She does have 27 hours a week (3 hrs a day, 7X a week) of "caregiver" help.  

We are trying very hard to convince her to come to live with us here.  
I gave her a photo tour of our home and showed her what her spaces would look like and how she could enjoy the deck, gardens, flower and watching the horses frolic in the pasture. 

Time will tell.  

Well, I have missed YOU and now it's time to catch up from being away 5 days at a place where I could only get limited internet when I was able to go to the Library, which turned out to be only enough time to get the most critical tasks done, like print a label to send Mack on his way home.  

My little Moon baby!  :)

Rest in peace Big Brother.  
Until someday maybe we shall meet again.