Phat Quarters

Picked up my sewing machine Friday afternoon and it works better now than when I bought it 12 years ago. Seriously. I am embarrassed I complained about having to take it in! And while the clerk was finding it in the back, I took a quick stroll through the aisles of gorgeous fabric. If you are in Phoenix, you know our local fabric selection is lackluster at best. But this shop was anything but the cartoon print material you’d find at Wal-Mart. {35th Ave Sew & Vac on Ray and Rural in Chandler}

Also? I met a local blogger for breakfast this weekend and it was such a delight. T is so kind, and had some pretty great life advice to share.We’ve been chatting online for a couple years, so it was great to put a face to the name. Funny how relationships are changing with the Internet. I’ve met friends through Twitter, am reconnecting with extended family and high school friends via Facebook, and another friendly blogger is coming to stay with me in a couple weeks for margaritas, pool time and knitting.

Ah, Interwebs, you are so good to me.

This week:

Sewing:: lounge pants for Susie, February CRAFT assignment

Knitting:: Scarf for friend

Cooking: Greek — tabouli, babaganoush, hummus, lamb

Gardening:: Time to harvest the cilantro and onions

Making:: Stamped stationery to refuel the correspondence box at my desk

Missing:: My parents and brother. We need a Spring reunion.

Reading:: Reading Lolita in Tehran Just finished,  A Spot of Bother — 3 bananas. Quite entertaining!