This is my friend Suz’s back yard.
Doesn’t it look fabulous? All serene and calm and woodsy. I could have sat there for hours Friday after lunch….. with a hammock or a lounge chair and a good book (perhaps one by Marie Bostwick! See yesterday’s post….<grin>) We had dessert on the porch and it was GREAT!
I zoomed in on some things in the yard…
This is an old mailbox that used to live in the front yard for the mailman. Next to a cute little bridge. Don’t you just want to move in to her back yard? Apparently you even could receive mail there…..
And how about these flowers……
See? You could move into Suz’s back yard, receive mail, lay in a hammock and read A Single Thread and enjoy pretty flowers. Sounds like the life we’d all like to have, doesn’t it? Will you feed us once in awhile too, Suz? (Lunch was a fabulous spinach/strawberry salad, yummy chicken salad sandwiches and bundt cake with coffee on the porch afterwards. She could feed me that same meal every day and I would be happy…….content………… and fat. That’s because I had 3 helpings of everything. I couldn’t help myself.)
And you’d have these two friends to play with too……
This is Arthas. He didn’t want to look at the camera for his picture. But he gets to be a famous dog in a blog anyway. Hi Arthas! It was fun to meet you! Can I come and live in your back yard?
Did I say I could have sat there all day/week/year? But we had a Quilt Show to see!
So off we went to the Arlington Quilt Show – here are pics of us at the Show. Apparently I’m not very good at this blogging thing yet, as I did not take very many pictures of quilts!
Here are my friends Sally and Suzanne (who I like to call Suz) in front of the Best in Show quilt. Apparently they are way more important to me than the quilt as you can see. But it really was a beautiful quilt. You’ll just have to take my word for it. And if you look very carefully, you can sort of see another quilt over Suz’s shoulder.
Here’s another pic of my friends with me this time.
Again, you can kinda see this quilt….. sorta…. if you look real hard. By the way, Sally is banned from ever wearing this shirt in public again. At least if Suz and I are with her. Plain T-shirts only for Sally at Quilt Shows – unless you want to be stopped constantly by people admiring her cute shirt. (Suz and I are going to outdo her with cute shirts the next time – and she is required to only wear a plain T-shirt. Are you listening, Sally?)
This quilt was a favorite of mine in the show. I liked it so much I took three pics of it…..
Who me? I’m too busy blogging to make quilts.
And then I found this quilt…….
Look familiar? I was quite impressed with this quilt pattern, obviously.
And that’s the Arlington Quilt Show. The end.
I guess if you really wanted to enjoy their quilt show, you’d better have gone to it and not depended on me to report and show pictures. I know. I’m fired. Terrible blogger that I am.
WAIT! I did take two pictures of a really cute zebra quilt…… which was actually two quilts…
Isn’t he just the cutest thing? Suz especially wanted the pics of him (she has zebra things in her house) or you probably wouldn’t be viewing these pics either – I apparently thought the camera around my neck was just a fashion accessory that day. You can fire me now.
Or you could see four more pictures of quilts from the Show at Sherrill’s blog. (She apparently didn’t want to go crazy with her camera either.)