31 Day Blog Challenge

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Cheryl Sleboda has issued a challenge to other bloggers to post to their blog every day this month. I know that I have been posting a lot less. I will blame a lot of that on Instagram and FaceBook. I feel as if I am duplicating my activity by then posting to this blog. So, I am going to give this a go and see what I can come up with to entertain you for a month. If you would like to know more about it, click here.

We had a great Thanksgiving with all our children and grandchildren in town. Mark, Jayme and the whirling dirvish 3 year old Paige stayed with us. It was fun to spend so much time with her. Jayme had to take very important medical boards yesterday and today so she spent a lot of the week-end studying and taking practice tests.

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Here is a rare quiet moment while she watched Sesame St.

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We took her to OMSI, a science and technology center with lots of interactive stuff for kids. She got to walk on a giant guitar in the guitar exhibit.

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Paige and Scooter got along very well. Scooter wanted a turn on the iPad!

We had Thanksgiving at Lisa and Clay’s home. On Friday, we moved on to Steph’s home. She made us turkey and butternut squash enchiladas. On Saturday night, we took everyone out for pizza.

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During the bedlam of the holiday, I tried to get me November assignment finished up for my Master Class. I love the color palette, but with the rush of finishing, I didn’t notice that my background columns had gotten askew before I quilted them down. I call this Christo’s Fence Redux.

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As a reminder, here is the photo inspiration:

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3 Responses to “31 Day Blog Challenge”

  1. Francoise says:

    Great post Gerrie! Paige is a big girl already.
    I love the picture of Scooter playing with the iPad.
    Let’s see if we can keep up with this blogging challenge. 😉

  2. I love Christo’s Fence Redux! And I love seeing the inspiration picture.

  3. Elizabeth Bamberger says:

    The Christo’s quilt is wonderful, Gerrie, and I think your background columns look fine as they are. The colors are very dramatic, rather different than your usual palette.

    I keep saying I will start a blog, so I will challenge myself to write a “private” blog each day this month, more like a journal really, to see how it goes. We shall see.