The highlight of this week was meeting and hosting two young attorneys from Poland. We are members of Couchsurfing, so when they asked on Monday if they could arrive on Wednesday, we jumped at the chance to host these women from Krakow, where we had just visited. They were bright, considerate and lovely to talk with. We only wish we would have met them a few months ago, BEFORE we visited their homeland.
We enjoyed taking them to one of our favorite restaurants in Laguna Beach before going to see the Pageant of the Masters.
We walked on the boardwalk in Laguna after dinner before the show started.
They really liked the Pageant and if you have never been to this show it is truly amazing. Painting, sculpture and other art forms are re-created using real people and it is hard to imagine but you would swear you are looking at the artwork and not real people. If you are ever in Laguna Beach, California in July-August, make it a must see.
We also had a nice, relaxing dinner on our patio on a beautiful evening.
Our garden harvest is dwindling down to the last of the tomatoes and most everything else is finished except the carrots.
I made this drawstring bag for our granddaughter's birthday and added a few sewing tools to start her off with own sewing kit.
I also worked on Helen's block for our Stitch Tease Bee. It's a secret so I can only show you this sneaky peak. Helen wanted wonky stars in bright colors with Kona Ash as the background.
If you haven't already left a comment to try and win this stack of Fat Quarters, you can do so on this post. I will draw a winner on September 1, 2012.
Here is my favorite iphone photo that I took this week using ProCamera and manipulated with the Kyoobik app.
I have decided that September is going to be the month that I learn to free motion quilt, so please help keep me accountable. I really want to learn to do a better job on finishing my quilts. I am going to use the exercises in Angela's book.
Have you set any goals for September?
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